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Something For Brides & Grooms! Ric Hassani Features in This Classic H.A.T Collection by Hebrew & Toys – BellaNaija

| July 30, 2021

When it comes to weddings, there are many highlights on that beautiful day. However, two people carry the bulk of it

Guest Op-Ed: A Return to Normal for Jews of Northern Greater Boston? – East Boston Times-Free Press

| July 30, 2021

By Burton Figler Halfway through the year 2021, the Coronavirus pandemic is finally winding down and the communities just north of Boston are returning to normal. For Jews living in the cities and towns of northern Greater Boston Chelsea, East Boston, Everett, Revere and Winthrop the meaning of normal, like elsewhere, is unclear. For many years prior to the pandemic, these Boston Suburbs had very large Jewish communities that included dozens of synagogues, temples and Hebrew Schools

A Jewish library’s treasure surfaced at auction. How did it get there? J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| July 30, 2021

When an auction house recently unveiled a newcatalogof rare Jewish books and manuscripts, Rabbi Elli Fischer was among the many who rushed to examine the goods. An Israeli-American university researcher, Fischer was particularly intrigued by an old handwritten journal opening bid: $100,000. The journal, known as a ledger, or pinkas, belonged to a rabbi from the holy city of Tiberias who had toured Jewish Europe some 200 years ago to raise money for his community

The absence of the Arabic language from the public sphere in Israel Mondoweiss – Mondoweiss

| July 30, 2021

Two days ago in Haifa, a city where Palestinian Arabs comprise 10% of the population, the municipality placed a sign in one of the parks in the French Carmel neighborhood to remind people who have dogs to close the gates. The sign is written in Hebrew, English and Russian, but not Arabic, thus excluding the Palestinian Arabic-speaking residents that live in the neighborhood.

Q&A: How a retired stockbroker became the ‘Spinning Rabbi’ J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| July 30, 2021

Fred Fox thought he wanted to grow up to be a rabbi, comedian, therapist or entertainer. Instead, he became a stockbroker in his native New York City. Now retired and living in Tiburon, Fox, 73, has pretty much achieved his childhood goals as the Spinning Rabbi

Palestinian Businesses Ordered to Remove Hebrew Signs – Israel Today

| July 13, 2021

Palestinian businesses and shops in central Samaria have been ordered by the Palestinian Authority to remove all signs written in Hebrew.

Making aliyah as an adult can be hard. This MK is working to change that – The Jerusalem Post

| July 13, 2021

Yamina MK Yomtob Kalfon moved to Israel from France at age 18. He advises young Jews around the world who are considering aliyah to emulate him and immigrate before starting their careers, so that can avoid Israels infamous bureaucracy. Kalfon pointed out that one of the top issues for many olim aged 30-55 from what he called wealthy western countries like the US, UK and France, is Israels lack of recognition of their foreign degrees

Olympics-Bound Team Israel has Helped American Baseball Players Get More in Touch With Their Jewish Identities Detroit Jewish News – The Jewish News

| July 13, 2021

(JTA) In May, as the latest violent Israel-Gaza conflict heated up, Ty Kelly did something he could never do in any other professional baseball dugout: He turned to some teammates to learn more about the situation.

$1.17 Million Donation to Fund 30 Fellowships to Middlebury School of Hebrew – Middlebury College News and Events

| July 3, 2021

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. - The Middlebury School of Hebrew has received a $1.17 million donation from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Supporting Foundation to support the graduate study of leading teachers in the field of Hebrew education at Jewish day schools. The gift will fund 30 fellowships over a period of four years for students enrolled in the master's program in teaching Hebrew as a second language at the Middlebury School of Hebrew, one of 12 Middlebury Language Schools.

The Hebrew Bible and the American Revolution – The Jerusalem Post

| July 3, 2021

Thomas Paine, pamphleteer supreme, printed his greatest work Common Sense, in January 1776. The American Revolution was in its birth and Paine meant to inspire the colonials not to waver but to fight for independence from King George III


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