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Jewish community responds to suspected hate crime in Lexington – ABC 36 News – WTVQ

| May 25, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky, (WTVQ) A sense of calm in the Middle East after a cease fire between Israel and Hamas.but in the United States reports of Jewish hate crimes are on the rise. Here in Lexingtonon Saturday nightadvocates rallied together to stand up for those who were killed in Palestine and to encourage peace. For us its about letting people know that we wont stand silent in the face of injustice we are going to make our voices heard and we do not stand by the violence and murder of innocent civilians said Hannah Isa.

How Jewish rituals can ease us back into the world J. – The Jewish News of Northern – The Jewish News of Northern California

| May 25, 2021

After 15 months of pandemic and social distancing, California is reopening. So, too, synagogues and Jewish community organizations, which have been operating primarily online for more than a year, are resuming in-person gatherings

Defense attorneys learn from Utah rabbi’s experience of being traumatized on the witness stand – Salt Lake Tribune

| May 23, 2021

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rabbi Avrohom Avremi Zippel's testified in 2019 about sexual abuse he experienced as a child, which led to the conviction and prison sentence of his former nanny, Alavina Florreich.

‘Exceptionally scary’: Lakewood Rabbi Weisberg, visiting Israel, reports on the violence – Asbury Park Press

| May 23, 2021

Here are some major events leading to the current violence we see happening with what some are calling an all-out war between Hamas and Israel. USA TODAY JERUSALEM -Rabbi Moshe Weisberg and his wife, Tehila, had been waiting for more than a year to visit her mother-in-law when they arrived in Israel two weeks ago

Synagogue counts its blessings on 50th anniversary – The Jewish Standard

| May 23, 2021

Milestones anniversaries, say have a way of focusing peoples attention, shining a spotlight on major events, changes, and challenges. As Beth Haverim Shir Shalom prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, that spirit of reflection is very much alive in the community

Treasures from Archives of Rabbi Shmuel Lew Printed in Teshura – Anash.org – Good News

| May 23, 2021

100 pages of letters and maanos from the Rebbe to Rabbi Shmuel Lew, longtime shliach and educator in London, were published in a teshura distributed by his grandchilds wedding Wednesday night. By Anash.org reporter 100 pages of letters and maanos from the Rebbe to Rabbi Shmuel Lew, longtime shliach and educator in London, were published in a teshura distributed by his grandchilds wedding Wednesday night

Rabbi taken to hospital after ‘religiously-aggravated assault’ in Essex – Echo

| May 23, 2021

A RABBI was taken to hospital after being attacked in a "religiously-aggravated assault" in Essex.

Rabbi Sally: Its time to find peace in your life – Desert Sun

| May 8, 2021

Rabbi Sally Olins, Special to The Desert Sun Published 12:36 a.m. PT May 7, 2021 It's easy during difficult times to lose your focus and forget about the positive things you have.(Photo: Kevin Valerio, pexels.com) The past year has been a trying time for all of us

Convinced he’s dead, a young man asks a rabbi to recite mourner’s prayer for him – The Times of Israel

| May 8, 2021

The film The Forbidden Wish begins with a young man entering an American synagogue the day before Yom Kippur. He encounters the rabbi, who is rehearsing his Kol Nidre sermon for the eve of the Day of Atonement. The young man asks the rabbi to recite the Kaddish, the Jewish mourners prayer.

Rabbi Druckman: Gov’t should be based on Jews, not others, no Ra’am – The Jerusalem Post

| May 8, 2021

Rabbi Haim Druckman, one of the most influential religious-Zionist rabbinical leaders, has once again ruled out a coalition including the Religious Zionist Party that would be backed and supported by the Ra'am Islamist party. Druckman said the government should be based on Jews and not others, adding It is not others who should coronate our government in reference to Ra'am or the other Arab parties, although added that the Religious Zionist Party seeks to help all citizens of the state. Druckman was speaking following a meeting of several of the most senior religious-Zionist rabbis following Taus letter and reported pressure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on them to agree to a minority government backed by Ra'am


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