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Wait, did Alex Jones lawyer really invoke the Holocaust to defend his client? – Forward

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By PJ GrisarAugust 04, 2022 The prosecution in the Alex Jones defamation case revealed on Wednesday that the InfoWars hosts lawyers had accidentally sent them the contents of Jones phone. This leak would seem to be a career low for any attorney and yet, in a closing argument, the defense somehow went lower by citing a famous quote about silence during the Shoah in an effort to sway the jury.

Bidens Wrong About IsraelIts Absolutely an Apartheid State – Scheerpost.com

| August 8, 2022

How can the U.S. president reject the "Apartheid" characterization of Israel when 60% of Israeli Jews support segregation of Palestinian-Israelis? By Juan Cole | Informed Comment When President Biden met with caretaker Israeli prime minister Yair Lapid, the two issued a joint statement that rejected Apartheid as a descriptor for Israel

COMMENTARY: Students should learn about the human impact of war – EdSource

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Credit: Mike Maguire/Flickr A rally for peace in Ukraine takes place outside the White House in Washington on Feb. 27

The Great Normalizer of Antisemitism the United Nations – Algemeiner

| August 8, 2022

In a moral institution, particularly one built in the aftermath of the Holocaust, Miloon Kothari would be long gone by now. During an interview with a notoriously antisemitic website, Mondoweiss, Kothari one of three members of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry (COI) against the Jewish state told the interviewer, [W]e are very disheartened by the social media that is controlled largely by, whether its the Jewish Lobby or its the specific NGOs

The Jewish history of Arby’s – St. Louis Jewish Light

| August 8, 2022

The original roast beef sandwich was actually served on a challah-esque bun. We have the meats

Jews and the Chocolate Trade – aish.com Middle Ages, History, Featured – Aish.com

| August 8, 2022

Chocolate played a pivotal role in Jewish survival amidst the throes of the Inquisition. We have a dizzying array of chocolate at our fingertips

TJHS board meeting includes Jewish gravesites’ consecration in Willow Wild Cemetery – Jewish Herald-Voice

| August 8, 2022

At the conclusion of the quarterly board meeting of the Texas Jewish Historical Society, held in Bonham, July 15-17, members of the organization and several Bonham residents gathered at Willow Wild Cemetery. There, they consecrated the section designated as the Jewish Cemetery of Bonham.

San Diego’s Cucina Urbana founder makes a culinary pivot: She will open a Jewish deli this month – The San Diego Union-Tribune

| August 8, 2022

Trailblazing restaurateur Tracy Borkum, long known for her portfolio of California Italian dining venues, is pivoting to a new concept inspired by her family roots: the Jewish deli. Late this month, she and chef partner Tim Kolanko will debut Gold Finch, a 1,400-square-foot restaurant that will be housed on the ground floor of a recently renovated life sciences office campus in Torrey Pines.

Their wilderness-inspired Jewish wedding featured an animal-skin ketubah and first fruits altar – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 8, 2022

(JTA) The rain lasted all night, forcing the dance party into a nearby barn. But the bride saw the unexpected downpour as a blessing. In earth-based Judaism, theres so much emphasis on praying for rain, said Adi Aboody, who married Ophir Haberer on June 4 at the Green Valley Farm and Mill in Sebastopol, in northern California.

Meet the Jewish judge who helped protect abortion in Kansas J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| August 8, 2022

There arent many Jews in Kansas, but from his seat on the states Supreme Court, one Jewish justice helped enshrine abortion rights in the state. Kansas voters affirmed those rights Tuesday,defeating a ballot measurethat would have made it possible for state lawmakers to severely restrict or even ban abortion. Judge Eric Rosen has long been part of the small Jewish community in the capital of Topeka


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