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‘Better they learn from me’ and do what’s right – The Jewish Star

| June 24, 2020

By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Weinreb Conflict resolution is one of the most important tasks in human relations. Open up any newspaper and you will read of schoolchildren bullying each other, of married couples who are in bitter conflict, of political parties enmeshed in verbal warfare, and of nations literally at war.

Lenora Garfinkel, 89, noted orthodox architect who lost a son and grandson to COVID-19 – Cleveland Jewish News

| June 24, 2020

(JTA) In the world of Orthodox Judaism, men may run the synagogues but Lenora Garfinkel built them. Garfinkel was one of the first women to study architecture at the prestigious Cooper Union College in New York and went on to build Jewish community buildings across the New York metropolitan area over the course of a career spanning more than six decades.

For the few Jewish camps that are opening, finding willing families hasn’t been hard – St. Louis Jewish Light

| June 24, 2020

(JTA) This week, as he prepares to open Camp Modin and administer coronavirus tests to its hundreds of campers and staff, Howard Salzberg is still fielding 50 calls a day from parents who want to send their kids.

Is Chabad about to make the most calamitous mistake in its history? – Haaretz

| June 24, 2020

Is Chabad-Lubavitch, the ultra-Orthodox Hasidic outreach movement, returning to the political wars?

Hasidic sleepaway camps in Catskills ask court to let them open this summer – Times Herald-Record

| June 24, 2020

Chris McKenna|Times Herald-Record The operators of sleepaway camps in the Catskills attended by thousands of Hasidic children, from Orange and Rockland counties, Brooklyn and elsewhere, are fighting in court to open those camps this week despite the objections of state health officials. A Jewish camp organization that sued Gov

Critic’s Notebook: ‘Hunters,’ ‘Unorthodox’ and the Pleasures of Peak Jewish TV – Hollywood Reporter

| June 24, 2020

On the rare occasions they're featured on TV at all, Jewish weddings can be shorthanded down to two elements: The breaking of a glass and somebody shouting, "Mazel tov!" Maybe, if the storytellers are feeling adventurous, the bride and groom might be hoisted in a chair. This spring, though, several shows raised the bar a bar that hadn't really budged much since the Pfeffermans brought their brand of coastal-cultural Jewishness to Amazon on Jill Soloway's Transparent back in 2014

Every Absurd Thing Gwyneth Paltrow Does in The Politician Season Two – Vulture

| June 24, 2020

Vote Georgina. Photo: Nicole Rivelli/Netflix Given her penchant for blithely announcing that she doesnt remember her various co-stars, its hard to say if Gwyneth Paltrow knows that she is on The Politician.

Commentary: It is time for men to finally take a stand and fight threats from progressivism – TheBlaze

| June 24, 2020

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Rabbi Norman Lamm and the Spirit of Chassidism – The longtime Yeshiva University leader, who died recently at the age of 92, placed Chassidic thought…

| June 24, 2020

Nachum Lamm, known asNorman Lamm, entered the rabbinate just as the second half of the twentiethcentury was getting underway. In 1951 he was ordained at the Rabbi IsaacElchanan Theological Seminary at Yeshiva University (YU), where he hadpreviously earned a degree in chemistry. In 1966 he would go on to complete aPhD in Jewish Philosophy at YUs Bernard Revel Graduate School.

Cyclist completes 4,000-mile trek of every block in Brooklyn – New York Post

| June 22, 2020

Jacqueline VanDusen is wheely tired. But after pedaling 4,415 miles, the Williamsburg resident has just enough energy for the home stretch of a mission three years in the making: to bike every block in Brooklyn


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