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What’s Goin On July | SD JEWISH JOURNAL – San Diego Jewish Journal

| June 29, 2017

San Diego Symphony The San Diego Symphony kicked off its Bayside Summer Nights season with Star Spangled Pops Concert, a tribute to the music of America including Broadway tunes and patriotic favorites. This first concert under the stars will complete its weekend run onJuly 2. Wynonna Judd returns to Bayside Summer Nights onJuly 4with a celebration of the nations birthday, featuring her new band

Housefather celebrates Jewish Canadian contributions – The Suburban Newspaper

| June 28, 2017

Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather spoke in the Commons last week in support of Bill S-232, which designates the month of May as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, recognizing the contribution of Jewish Canadians over 280 years. Housefather pointed out that Jewish Canadian Emile Berliner was the first person to make telephones and microphones workable, and Montrealer Louis Rubinstein was the first Canadian world figure skating champion

Bringing People Together in Montgomery County – Virginia Connection Newspapers

| June 27, 2017

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, in partnership with the Montgomery County Muslim Foundation and the Montgomery County Muslim Council hosted Iftar Dinner on June 15 at the Montgomery County Council Executive Office Building in Rockville. Iftar is the meal that Muslims eat to break their fast after sunset during Ramadan. After maghrib prayer, a full-course meal, consisting of soup, salad, appetizers and main dishes is served.

Corsicana receives $25k grant to maintain Temple Beth-El – Corsicana Daily Sun

| June 27, 2017

The Texas Jewish Historical Society is donating $25,000 to Corsicanas century-old, onion- domed synagogue, an architectural gem that needs $403,000 to replace rotting wood, upgrade HVAC equipment and install a fire-sprinkler system. The city, which has owned and maintained the Moorish revival Temple Beth-El since 1987, is optimistic that the TJHS grant will attract funds from Jewish foundations and individuals, which in the past have contributed little for the landmarks preservation.

News Transcript Datebook, June 28 –

| June 27, 2017

The Marlboro Library, Wyncrest Road, Marlboro, will present the band Rave On! in concert on July 5 featuring the music of Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison and other early rock and roll musicians.

Israel’s Western Wall Crisis: Why Jews Are Fighting With Each Other Over the Jewish Holy Site, Explained – Haaretz

| June 27, 2017

A primer on the 50-year war that has divided Diaspora Jewry and Israel's religious hegemony Its the second holiest site in Judaism.

More Americans Support Same-Sex Marriage Than Ever – Reason (blog)

| June 27, 2017

PewAs Gay Pride month draws toward a close, a new poll by the Pew Research Center suggests the fight over same-sex marriage in the United States is over. This is not Roe v. Wade 2.0

Women and Tales in Jerusalem Jewish Orthodox style – eTurboNews

| June 26, 2017

Its a quiet morning on a hillside in the ancient village of Ein Kerem, perfect for enjoying a breakfast of home-made goats milk cheese and freshly baked bread. This is the home of Efrat Giat, a shepherdess turned tour guide who lives in the house her husband was born in, tending to goats and their five children, not necessarily in that order.

The ‘reward’ of every Temple Mount rioter: 4,500 shekels a month … – Arutz Sheva

| June 25, 2017

Jewish visitors on Temple Mount Zac Wajsgras/Flash90 A Turkish organization funded partially by the Turkish government invested in a project intended to bring 500 thousand Israeli Arabs to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protect it against Israeli invasion and the threat of its destruction, according to an investigation by Israel Hayom. The journalist Nadav Shragai reported that an organization called Mirasimiz (Our Heritage, - ed.) organized mass transportation to the Old City of Jerusalem, allotting 11.5 million shekels for this purpose. The transportation project was to have continued for many months, and the organization obtained 11 buses and hired dozens of additional buses every week to execute the project.

WATCH: Indian Jews bring Bollywood flair to Jerusalem – The Jerusalem Post

| June 25, 2017

Leora Ruben, Mayan Sanlar, Avishai Mazgaonkar and Oved Gadkar bring a little Bollywood to Jerusalem as part of their Birthright trip from India..

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