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‘The Jewish Experience’: Films find multiplicity of cultures – Rutland Herald

| July 10, 2022

Resilient Ethiopian Jews and their immigration journey to Israel; the mystery of whether Pancho Villas famed raid on Columbus, New Mexico, in 1916 targeted a Jewish shopkeeper; dynamics between two small Jewish communities in Cochin, India; the Cuba to Catskills Mambo dance craze of the 1950s, and a Mambo party the 2022 Stowe Jewish Film Festival takes viewers around the world in stories of Jewish communities.

New archway brings recognition to Jewish cemetery in South Haven – Herald Palladium

| July 10, 2022

Most South Haven residents know where Lakeview Cemetery is located. But few may realize theres another cemetery right next to it; one that observes the burial rituals of the Jewish faith. The First Hebrew Congregation Cemetery was born out of the Jewish population that flourished in South Haven during the first half of the 20th century

Libya sees rebirth of traditional jewelry craft once taught by Jewish artisans – The Times of Israel

| July 10, 2022

TRIPOLI, Libya (AFP) In Tripolis Old City, young Libyans weave delicate patterns with threads of silver and gold to create traditional filigree jewelry reviving an art almost lost through decades of dictatorship and war.

Why an Orthodox Jewish organization welcomed the end of Roe v. Wade – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| July 10, 2022

(JTA) Agudath Israel of America, the national Orthodox Jewish organization for which I work, welcomed the U.S.

Jewish Population of the World

| June 30, 2022

Historic Jewish PopulationCountries with the Largest Jewish PopulationJewish Population By Region Americas Asia Oceana Africa Europe Population 1880 7,800,000 1900 10,600,000 13,500,000 1922 14,400,000 1925 14,800,000 15,700,000 1939 16,728,000 1945 11,000,000 11,500,000 1950 11,297,000 1955 11,800,000 1960 12,079,000 1970 12,585,000 1980 12,819,000 1990 12,868,000 2000 13,250,000 2010 14,049,000 2018 14,606,000 Population % of World Jewry 2 Israel 6,998,000* 46.1% 3 France 446,000 2.9% 4 Canada 393,500 2.6% 5 U.K. 292,000 1.9% 6 Argentina 175,000 1.2% 7 Russia 150,000 1.0% 8 Germany 118,000 0.8% 9 Australia 118,000 0.8% 10 Brazil 91,500 0.6% 11 South Africa 52,000 0.3% 13 Ukraine 43,000 0.3% 14 Mexico 40,000 0.3% 15 Netherlands 29,700 0.2% Country Total Population Jews 65,000 100 Canada 38,200,000 393,500 United States

Good Within Bad – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| June 30, 2022

In a previous column, we mentioned the idea of giving thanks to Hashem even for our misfortunes. Id like to elaborate on this point further. Rebbe Nachman of Breslov tells us that all of our suffering comes from a lack of knowledge.

From Loneliness To Oneness: The Endless Expansion of Self – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| June 30, 2022

There is a widespread problem that plagues humanity, leaving us lonely and disconnected. Many people live their lives in a state of ego a state of mind in which one views themselves as an isolated being inside their own body; their own mind, their own world, alone and independent. The consequences of this state of mind are obvious.

What’s The Real Purpose Of Aleinu? (Part II) – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com

| June 30, 2022

The Beer Heitiv in Orach Chayim [132:3] teaches us that we should say the Aleinu prayer with awe and reverence since Hashem and His Heavenly retinue listen to its recital and proclaim afterwards, Ashrei haam shekacha lo, ashrei haam sheHashem Elokav Fortunate is the nation that has such a lot, fortunate are the people that Hashem is their G-d. The Kolbo states that this prayer is so lofty that it should always be said standing and it is because of this that the word Aleinu has the same gematria, numerical value (166), as the word uma-umad, which means to be standing.

Cambridge to mark Refugee Week and Holocaust Memorial Day at free civic event on Sunday 26 June – Cambridge City Council

| June 26, 2022

CAMBRIDGE City Council is marking Refugee Week and Holocaust Memorial Day with a free community fundraising event Voices of Hope and Healing at Cambridge Corn Exchange this Sunday (26 June) from 4pm. The poetry and song concert will feature performances from poet and author Michael Rosen, with many of the poems from Michael's volume of poetry On the Move. Poems about Migration

Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff Visits USC Shoah Foundation – University of Southern California

| June 14, 2022

USC Shoah Foundationthe Institute for Visual History and Education (USC Shoah Foundation) on Wednesday welcomed Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff to the Institutes global headquarters on the campus of the University of Southern California.


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