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Novelist A.B. Yehoshua, dissector and lover of Israel and the Jews, dies at 85 – JTA News – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

| June 14, 2022

(JTA) A.B. Yehoshua the novelist took a sharp knife to his fellow citizens pretensions and delusions, writing books that laid Israel bare like an open bleeding wound. But A.B.

To ‘The Washington Post,’ Jewish pride is a provocation – JNS.org

| June 14, 2022

(June 13, 2022 / CAMERA) The Washington Post has a message for readers: Jews marching in a peaceful parade in their ancestral homeland is provocative. This was the takeaway from a May 27, 2022 dispatch, titled Israel faces test of anti-terror tactics with planned flag march

TV Series Explores the Jewish Connection to ‘The Godfather’ – Algemeiner

| June 14, 2022

Want an offer you cant refuse? Well, the new streaming series The Offer on Paramount+ tells the story of Jewish producer Al Ruddy, Paramount head Robert Evans, and executive Charlie Bludhorn, and how they overcame a flurry of obstacles to make The Godfather. While the success of the legendary film must go to Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and director Francis Ford Coppola (here played magnificently by Jewish actor and comedian Dan Fogler) the three Jewish men dealt with historic obstacles.

Jewish musician Molly May reflects on communal work and upcoming move – thejewishchronicle.net

| June 14, 2022

Those enchanted by the uplifting spiritual sound of Molly Mays voice will need to head south to hear Rodef Shalom Congregations longtime cantorial soloist and choir director. After nearly a decade serving the Shadyside congregation, May is moving to Durham, North Carolina, next week. Given her childrens ages and family health concerns, its a good time to relocate, May said

Everything I learned about Jewish humor I learned from Mad magazine – Forward

| June 14, 2022

A 1986 Mad magazine cover designed by Mort Drucker. Courtesy of DC Entertainment By Jim SullivanJune 13, 2022 I grew up in central Maine in the 60s and 70s, and while we werent exactly the Mayberry of the North the fictional town of The Andy Griffith Show if you were looking to find a nearly 100% all-white Catholic and Protestant enclave above the Mason-Dixon Line, we were it

Opinion: Jewish in a North Shore school my challenges as a parent when kids are unkind – The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

| June 14, 2022

My heart aches as my head panics.

Images from Ukraine: An unexpected encounter with Jewish history and the bloody legacy of persecution – Milwaukee Independent

| June 14, 2022

Even though I have forgotten more about history than most people ever learn, there remains so much I do not know.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song is Now in Yiddish Detroit Jewish News – The Jewish News

| June 14, 2022

(JTA) Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? ShvomBob Kvadrat-hoyzn, of course. And now the Jewish world knows how to say SpongeBob SquarePants in Yiddish, thanks to a translation of the animated kid shows theme song by Eddy Portnoy, the academic advisor and director of exhibitions at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in Manhattan.

Jewish roots: the Kent farm cultivating Jewish principles of land stewardship – The Guardian

| June 14, 2022

While for most British Jews, synagogue is the focal point for religious life, Talia Chain finds her faith in nature. Its why, in 2018, she founded Sadeh Farm in Kent, currently Europes only Jewish farming community

Harvard Crimson College Newspaper Biased Against Israel, Says Conservative Group – Algemeiner

| June 14, 2022

Virtually all of college newspaper The Harvard Crimsonscoverage of Israel is negatively biased, according to ananalysis by Campus Reform, a college news daily founded by the Leadership Institute to counter what it calls liberal bias and abuse on the nations college campuses. On Tuesday, the outlet said it had assessed 44 articles published about Israel by the Harvard University newspaper between April 16, 2018 and May 11, 2022, finding that 92 percent of news articles and 58 percent of op-eds malign the Jewish state, with a further 47 percent endorsing the analogy between Israel and the former apartheid regime in South Africa.


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