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Kandinsky painting returned to Jewish family as Netherlands shifts approach to looted art – St. Louis Jewish Light

| September 29, 2022

(JTA) A Dutch committee charged with assessing and acting on claims about artwork stolen from Jews before and during the Holocaust has determined that a painting by Wassily Kandinsky should be returned to the family of the Jewish woman who likely owned it prior to the Holocaust.

Alarming letter referencing Nazis delivered to Staten Island Jewish man on Rosh Hashana – SILive.com

| September 29, 2022

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. A Jewish man from Staten Island expressed outrage after an individual put a flyer referencing Nazis in his mailbox during the Jewish New Year holiday, Rosh Hashana. Charlie Greinsky of Dongan Hills told the Advance/SILive.com that he received the disturbing flyer on Monday

Your Daily Phil: Bicycling in Jerusalem + Jewish migration in the U.S. – eJewish Philanthropy

| September 29, 2022

WHEEL CHANGEJerusalems cycling activists face an uphill climb For secular Israelis, next week offers the opportunity for the best biking holiday of the year: Yom Kippur, when cars in Israel stay off the road and bicycles fill empty highways.

Amid rising threats, local Jewish orgs nab $2M in federal security funds J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

| September 29, 2022

Ten Bay Area synagogues and five other Jewish nonprofits have received money from the federal government to improve their security and help make them less vulnerable against antisemitic attacks.

Newish Jewish, at Kossars and Beyond – The New Yorker

| September 29, 2022

In Mimi Sheratons book The Bialy Eaters, from 2000, she entertains, and soundly dismisses, a theory that the bialy, a bagel-adjacent Jewish roll, originated not in Bialystok, Poland, but in New York. Bialyswhich are not boiled before theyre baked; which have shallow depressions at their centers instead of holes, to be filled with onions and poppy seeds, most traditionally; and which bear a dusting of white flourmay not have been invented here, but is there any city in the world where its easier to find them

US Jewish leaders, Erdogan meet for the first time in three years – JNS.org

| September 29, 2022

(September 28, 2022 / JNS) Behind the scenes of the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting last week, a group of American Jewish organizations was quietly working to improve ties between the global community, Israel and the world body. Representatives from organizations under the umbrella of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations held a number of high-level meetings with world leaders in New York City

Campuses hit by antisemitism on Rosh Hashanah + Is this Broadways most Jewish play? – Forward

| September 29, 2022

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Voluntary dues afford us a better Jewish new year – eJewish Philanthropy

| September 29, 2022

Since their founding in our country more than three centuries ago, synagogues have served as the mainstays of Jewish life, welcoming and helping generations of Jewish immigrants acculturate and articulate uniquely Jewish and American identities. But for far too long, many Jewish congregations have utilized a model of set dues that members need to pay for access

Jews. In Their Own Words review appalling revelations in a gallop through centuries of bigotry – The Guardian

| September 29, 2022

This verbatim drama about antisemitism was, ironically, born out of an instance of antisemitism in the theatre now staging it, and it opens with a reference to that episode. A man emerges out of a crackle of light, invoking the birth of humankind, to be told he is Hershel Fink, the accidentally Jewish-sounding name initially given to the avaricious billionaire in the play Rare Earth Mettle, produced at the Royal Court in 2021. Based on an idea by the actor Tracy-Ann Oberman and written by the Guardian journalist Jonathan Freedland, the play aims to examine antisemitism inside liberal institutions such as this venue and more emphatically the political left that draw themselves as the enlightened, anti-racist good guys but harbour unconscious bigotries.

Museum Of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial To The Holocaust Presents THE NEW YORK JEWISH BOOK FESTIVAL This December – Broadway World

| September 29, 2022

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present the inaugural New York Jewish Book Festival this December featuring talks, panels, and author signings. The daylong event - on Sunday, December 11, 2022 beginning at 10:00 AM - will touch on themes of Jewish heritage including culture and history, modern life and literature, the Holocaust, food and cookbooks, and books for kids and families. The New York Jewish Book Festival is free to the public and there will be books for sale in the Museum's Pickman Gift Shop and by individual authors and invited organizations, just in time for the winter holidays


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