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Yad Vashem is selling its soul to shady right-wing racists and populists – Haaretz.com

| November 25, 2020

Four months have elapsed since an Israeli government minister, endorsed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, proposed Effi Eitam, former IDF Brigadier General and leader of the radical right-wing National Union party, to replace Avner Shalev as chairman of Yad Vashem. Although Eitams disturbing record is well-known, the outcry against his nomination has erupted only now. A petition, signed by hundreds of alarmed citizens from Israel and abroad, and by 750 scholars, Holocaust survivors, rabbis and employees of Jewish museums and archives, calls on the government to reconsider its decision

How David Adjaye Became the Worlds Most Beguiling Public Architectand Its Most Subversive – Robb Report

| November 25, 2020

A little more than a decade ago, David Adjaye hovered on the verge of bankruptcy, his budding architectural practice devastated by the Great Recession. Budgets were slashed, he recalls

The Impact of Toxicity on Retention and LTV. – Gamasutra

| November 25, 2020

The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutras community.The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Conversion, software 7.0 Toxicity is eroding video game communities.

Wiesenthal Center warns about Parler opening ‘the door wide’ to anti-Semitism – JNS.org

| November 25, 2020

(November 19, 2020 / JNS) Parler, a social-media website founded in 2018 that prides itself on allowing virtually unfiltered viewpoint, has allowed anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry to flourish on its site, according to a report released on Thursday by the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

For 75th Anniversary of Nuremberg Trials, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Makes Available Full Sound Recordings of Trials and Film Used as…

| November 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has made available online the full sound recordings of the War Crimes Proceedings of the International Military Tribunal(IMT) established in Nuremberg, Germany, commonly referred to as the Nuremberg Trials. Additionally, the film evidence presented by the World War II Allied prosecutors at the trial is now available for online viewing.

EmTech Stage: Facebooks CTO on misinformation – MIT Technology Review

| November 21, 2020

Misinformation and social media have become inseparable from one another; as platforms like Twitter and Facebook have grown to globe-spanning size, so too has the threat posed by the spread of false content. In the midst of a volatile election season in the US and a raging global pandemic, the power of information to alter opinions and save lives (or endanger them) is on full display.

Wiesenthal Center warns about Parler opening the door wide to anti-Semitism – Cleveland Jewish News

| November 21, 2020

Parler, a social-media website founded in 2018 that prides itself on allowing virtually unfiltered viewpoint, has allowed anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry to flourish on its site, according to a report released on Thursday by the Simon Wiesenthal Center. The report details how Parler has taken no action against anti-Semitic and overt racist postings, including one depicting former U.S. President Barack Obama with a noose

A former right-wing media creator on how a different reality became so prominent. – The New York Times

| November 21, 2020

Matthew Sheffield started his first conservative website in 2000, dedicating it to criticizing the former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, who Mr. Sheffield believed was a partisan liberal and not critical enough of President Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal. Mr.

Checking in with chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov – Jewish Insider

| November 21, 2020

Garry Kasparov, the outspoken political activist and chess grandmaster, has long argued that President Donald Trump is an aspiring dictator whose actions are reminiscent of authoritarian strongmen like Russian President Vladimir Putin. That Trump is now refusing to concede the election as he makes baseless claims about voter fraud only appears to have further validated Kasparovs instincts. Not that hes gloating about it

US elections and Jewish vote: Priorities of American Diaspora, implications for Israel – JNS.org

| November 21, 2020

(November 20, 2020 / JNS) A key interest for Americans and Israelis in U.S. presidential elections every four years is the Jewish voterwho they choose and over what issues. The Jewish vote drew attention this year mainly due to U.S.


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