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Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites – The Times of Israel

| August 11, 2017

WASHINGTON The government of Cape Verde listed the island nations Jewish cemeteries and some other structures as heritage sites. A Washington-based group, the Cape Verde Jewish Heritage Project, announced the June 29 designation of the sites as part of the countrys National Historical Patrimony this week in an email to its members. The designation means that the cemeteries may not be destroyed and that a number of buildings with Jewish associations may not be altered, the groups president, Carol Castiel, told JTA

Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: August 10, 2017 – Haaretz

| August 11, 2017

How Sheryl Sandberg, Natalie Portman & Howard Schultz cope with imposter syndrome | Intel completes Mobileye purchase | New Air-Krafts Have our people emailyour people.

First Read For Aug 11 – Jewish Week

| August 11, 2017

Glen Campbell, Messianic Jew, has died at 81 Glen Campbell, the country music star who died this week at 81 from Alzheimers disease, was a Messianic Jew for the last two decades of his life, JTA reports. He and his wife Kim attended services at a synagogue near their home in Malibu, and they celebrated major Jewish holidays, such as Passover, Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah. Messianic Judaism combines Jewish traditions with the idea that Jesus Christ is the coming Messiah.

Mission to Ukraine, Israel shows power of JFSA giving – Jewish Post

| August 11, 2017

Afew months ago, I accepted the daunting responsibility to chair the 2018 campaign for the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. I have been a staunch supporter of the Federation since I moved to Tucson 37 years ago, and having recently retired from Tucson Hebrew Academy as their director of admissions, I knew it was the right time to volunteer my efforts to a cause I hold dear to my heart

‘French Jews in Hebron best answer to UNESCO’ – The Jerusalem Post

| August 10, 2017

PARTICIPANTS IN the annual Hebron march show the flag, with the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the background yesterday. (photo credit:TOVAH LAZAROFF) As a new immigrant, Yigal Naouri first marched through the streets of Hebron in 1987 with some 500 French Jews in a show of solidarity with the fledgling Jewish community. Thirty years later, the 49-year-old Jerusalem resident again paraded through Hebron, this time with more than 1,000 French Jews under the hot August sun on Wednesday, and to the beat of loud religious music.

Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: August 9, 2017 – Haaretz

| August 9, 2017

How Sheryl Sandberg, Natalie Portman & Howard Schultz cope with imposter syndrome | Intel completes Mobileye purchase | New Air-Krafts Have our people emailyour people.

Moldovan Students Set to Learn More About the Holocaust – Transitions Online

| August 9, 2017

Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state. Critics say that teaching on the subject has been far too little, partly because of the sensitivity of discussing the atrocities committed by the Romanian fascist state. The upcoming school year should bring more prominence to Holocaust studies in Moldovan schools.

Cape Verde lists Jewish cemeteries as heritage sites – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| August 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (JTA) The government of Cape Verde listed the island nations Jewish cemeteries and some other structures as heritage sites.

Holocaust education in Moldova is about to get (slightly) better – The Times of Israel

| August 4, 2017

CHISINAU, Moldova In a Moldovan secondary school history textbook, seven pages are devoted to the crimes of communist leader Joseph Stalin an entire chapter with numerous photos illustrating the horrors of the gulag.

Bagels from Benny and the joy of learning to be Jewish – Jewish News (blog)

| August 3, 2017

As every working mum (or dad) will tell you, modern families lead busy lives. Parents find themselves juggling work presentations with spelling tests, interview preparation with school plays and client calls with science projects. Just as the free market economy has created ways to ease hectic lives (I may see my Amazon delivery driver more than my own mother) and smartphones mean your weekly shop can be done on the bus to work, parents still struggle with the question of whether they are giving enough time to their children.


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