Burlington synagogue will unveil the Lost Mural’s restoration – Burlington Free Press

| July 2, 2022

A historic work of Lithuanian Jewish folk art, forgotten behind a false wall for decades, has been restored and will be unveiled Tuesday at a Burlington synagogue. The artwork that has come to be known as The Lost Mural will be revealed to donors to the restoration project in an event at 4:30 p.m.

Project to preserve and re-use Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights gains momentum, focus and nearly $3M in st – cleveland.com

| July 2, 2022

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio The future of Park Synagogues Conservative Jewish congregation lies in Pepper Pike, where it is expanding a new religious and educational campus established in 2007 at Shaker Boulevard and Brainard Road. But an effort to plan a new, long-term future for the congregations old main building in Cleveland Heights, a globally-admired, mid-century modern masterpiece by architect Eric Mendelsohn, is gaining traction and focus, thanks in part to nearly $3 million in new grants from the state of Ohio. In June, the state announced that the synagogue had received $1 million from its capital budget to repair and upgrade electrical and mechanical systems in the Mendelsohn building.

Synagogue service times: Week of July 1 | Synagogues – Cleveland Jewish News

| July 2, 2022

ConservativeAgudath B'nai Israel Meister Road at Pole Ave., Lorain Ritual Director Mark Jaffee 440-282-3307 abitemplelorain.com 750 White Pond Dr., Akron Rabbi Jeremy Lipton 330-864-2105 bethelakron.com 27501 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike Senior Rabbi Hal Rudin-Luria; Stanley J. Schachter, Rabbi Emeritus; Cantor Aaron Shifman 216-831-6555 bnaijeshurun.org Anshe Emeth Beth Tefilo Congregation 27500 Shaker Blvd, Pepper Pike, OH 44124 Joshua Skoff, Senior Rabbi; Sharon Y. Marcus, Associate Rabbi; Rosette Barron Haim, Guest Rabbi; Milton B

After Roe: How Jewish groups in states with abortion bans are responding – Forward

| July 2, 2022

This map produced by the Guttmacher Institute shows abortion access by state as of June 30, 2022. Graphic by Guttmacher Institute By Stewart AinJune 30, 2022 Reeling from last weeks Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v

Jewish cemetery in Winnipeg, Canada, finds 70 tombstones toppled to ground – JNS.org

| July 2, 2022

(July 1, 2022 / JNS) The Winnipeg Police Service in Canada is investigating what some in the Jewish community are calling a case of major vandalism after some 70 gravestones at the citys largest Jewish cemetery were found toppled to the ground on Wednesday. The Shaarey Zedek Cemetery dates back to the early 1900s. It is affiliated with Congregation Shaarey Zedek, a Conservative synagogue there

The 125 greatest Jewish movie scenes of all time (1-25) – Forward

| July 2, 2022

Scenes from "Inglorious Basterds," "Funny Girl" and "Der Dybbuk" capture a Jewish je ne sais quoi. Photo by Angelie Zaslavsky By PJ GrisarJuly 01, 2022 For as long as there have been moving pictures, there have been Jews.

Subverting the religious freedom of a Jewish school – WORLD News Group

| July 2, 2022

Earlier this month, a New York court judge ruled that Yeshiva University must extend official recognition to a campus LGBT club even though the club contradicts Yeshivas understanding of the Jewish faith. According to the court, Yeshiva is not sufficiently religious to qualify for an exemption under New York Citys public accommodation law.

Library event to focus on art of henna – Delaware Gazette

| July 2, 2022

This weekend leads us into July, and Independence Day celebrations will be aplenty! While all branches of the Delaware County District Library will be closed Sunday and Monday for the holiday, well still be out and about in the community. Look for the annual appearance of the Book Cart Brigade going through downtown Ostrander during its Independence Day parade. The drill team always has a fun time and shows off their coordinated moves.

With Israel’s Knesset set to dissolve, PM Bennett says he will not seek re-election – Reuters

| July 2, 2022

JERUSALEM, June 29 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday moved closer toward its fifth election in less than four years, plunging it deeper into political uncertainty as it grapples with rising living costs amid renewed international efforts to revive a nuclear deal with Iran. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced he would not run in the upcoming election but would retain his position as alternate prime minister after his coalition partner Yair Lapid takes over as head of the caretaker government