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A substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst …

| January 7, 2022

Four major founder lineages within haplogroup K and N1b Haplogroup K arose within haplogroup U8~36ka, in Europe or the Near East, with the minor subclades K1b, K1c and K2 all most likely arising in Europe, between the last glacial period and the Neolithic (Fig.

Yiddishists Search for Community to Preserve Revered Language – Jewish Exponent

| January 7, 2022

In 2017, the Yiddish Culture Festival at Haverford College hosted anarchist punk band Koyt Far Dayn Fardakht. | Photo by Wanyi Yang In the mid-20th century in SouthPhiladelphia, gaggles of Jewish children, many of whom were children of Holocaust survivors or refugees, flocked to Sunday schools around the city where theyd learn Yiddish, a language theyd hold onto for their entire lives

‘Licorice Pizza’ Captures the Moment When Pop Culture Finally Started to See Jewish Women as Beautiful – Jewish Exponent

| January 7, 2022

By Stephen Silver This year, everyone seemed to have an opinion about how the entertainment industry views Jewish women. The comedian Sarah Silverman and others openly inveighed against what she deemed Jewface, or the trend of casting non-Jewish actresses as (Ashkenazi) Jewish women; a plotline on this years Curb Your Enthusiasm season mocked a similar idea by having Larry David cast a Latina actress as a Jewish character on a show about his childhood. Whether you agree with Silverman or not, its hard to hear a term like Jewface and not think about the way Jewish characters have historically looked onscreen.

A new museum tells the story of Singapores Jews, starting with their Baghdad roots – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| January 7, 2022

(JTA) Singapores Jewish history is palpable on its streets: Theres Manasseh Lane and Meyer Road, named for the hugely influential Manasseh Meyer, a Baghdadi Jew and early leader of the Jewish community who helped open two of its Sephardic synagogues. Along Middle Road, 19th-century buildings bearing Stars of David and the names of the Jewish businessmen who built them line the street, marking what used to be the Jewish Mahallah, or neighborhood, where 1,500 Jews lived during the middle of the 20th century. In fact, in the southeast Asian city of 5.7 million mostly ethnic Chinese, Malay, and Indian migrants and only 2,500 Jews countless roads and monuments in the city-state are named for influential Jews of the past and their achievements

When It Comes to Soup, Looks Aren’t Everything – Tablet Magazine

| January 7, 2022

Whenever I eat at B&H Dairy, the beloved, 84-year-old Jewish dairy restaurant in Manhattans East Village, I invariably order soup. B&H just has this way with soupa rainbow of comforting potages ladled from a half-dozen aluminum pots steaming behind the counter. Sometimes I go for the borscht, which is bright red and brimming with softened cabbage and potatoes.

The Dairy Industry Is Determined to Pour Itself Down Our Throats – NewsClick

| January 7, 2022

When author and historian James Truslow Adamsintroducedthe American dream into common parlance in his 1931 bookThe Epic of America, he wasnt suggesting that fulfilling it would require the democratically elected U.S. government to dictate what Americans ought to eat and drink or which industries they ought to fund through their hard-earned tax dollars.

The dairy industry is determined to pour itself down our throats – NationofChange

| January 4, 2022

This article was produced by Earth | Food | Life, a project of theIndependent Media Institute. When author and historian James Truslow Adams introduced the American dream into common parlance in his 1931 book The Epic of America, he wasnt suggesting that fulfilling it would require the democratically elected U.S

The New York Jew Is Dead. Long Live the New York Jew – Jewish Week

| January 4, 2022

In a recent review of cartoonist Edward Sorels new autobiography, Sadie Steins description of a quintessential New York upbringing is worth quoting in full: Sorel came into the world as Edward Schwartz in 1929. He adored his smart and beautiful Romanian-born mother; meanwhile his father, whod immigrated from Poland, was stupid, insensitive, grouchy, meanspirited, faultfinding, and a racist. Their working-class Bronx neighborhood was pretty evenly divided between card-carrying Communists, Communist sympathizers and New Deal Democrats; Aunt Jeanette, the self-anointed family intellectual, felt compelled, when there was a band playing at one of her sisters weddings, to use her long scarf to do a solo dance in the manner of Isadora Duncan another fervent supporter of the Communist regime in Russia

7 of the Best Cybersecurity Stocks for 2022 to Buy Now – InvestorPlace

| January 4, 2022

Tech investors know what a roller coaster ride that sector can be. A sector that exemplified the highs and lows in 2021 was cybersecurity stocks. Many of these stocks were outperforming the broader market for a good part of the year.

Licorice Pizza captures the moment when pop culture finally started to see Jewish women as beautiful – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| January 1, 2022

(JTA) This year, everyone seemed to have an opinion about how the entertainment industry views Jewish women. The comedian Sarah Silverman and others openly inveighed against what she deemed Jewface, or the trend of casting non-Jewish actresses as (Ashkenazi) Jewish women; a plotline on this years Curb Your Enthusiasm season mocked a similar idea by having Larry David cast a Latina actress as a Jewish character on a show about his childhood.


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