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Notes from the safest place in Europe for Jews – JNS.org – JNS.org

| June 15, 2024

(June 11, 2024 / JNS) This is a perilous time to be a Jew. The world responded to the greatest mass slaughter of Jews since the Holocaust with a surge of antisemitism and sympathy for those who committed the atrocities of Oct

What We Write about When We Write about the War in Gaza – The University of Chicago Divinity School

| June 15, 2024

"[T]hey were made of the same cloth as we, they were average human beings, averagely intelligent, averagely wicked: save the exceptions, they were not monsters, they had our faces." Primo Levi, The Drowned and the Saved I have, up until this point, avoided publishing anything on the war in Gaza. It has not been for lack of concern or grief, and not because I dont think protest is important and even sometimes efficacious. I have not written about the war because the very terms through which we describe it have explosive and divisive force: terrorism, genocide, Zionism, and anti-Semitism

Antisemitic flyers and rising threats against Jews prompt safety concerns in Wausau congregation – WPR

| June 7, 2024

Amid a backdrop of pro-Palestinian demonstrations and rising antisemitic sentiment, Wausau is among the many Wisconsin communities in which flyers that denigrate Jews are being circulated, prompting members of one Jewish synagogue to explore ways to keep their congregation safe. Advocacy groups say antisemitic incidents ranging from violent online messages to physical assaults, bomb threats and vandalism have increased exponentially since October, when war broke out in the Middle East. The most recent spike far exceeded any other tally in the past 45 years, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

Inside the Texas synagogue where a radical Islamist held Jews at gunpoint for 11 hours – Haaretz

| May 30, 2024

News Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Hebrew and TheMarker Partnerships Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

Amid Turmoil, Rising Hate and Fear, Jewish-Americans Celebrate Heritage – San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

| May 30, 2024

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media Amid escalating tensions stemming from clashing and entrenched opinions about the conflict in Gaza and the ongoing chaos on college campuses nationwide Jewish American Californians paused to celebrate Jewish American Heritage month this May. On college campus and in neighborhoods across California, many Jewish Americans from different backgrounds representing various perspectives about the conflict in the Middle East reported fearing for their lives and safety. Despite making up only about 3% of the Californias population, the Jewish community has faced a disproportionate share of religiously motivated hate crimes, with a surge in antisemitic attacks in recent years

How the Cochin Jewish Community in Israel Is Preserving Its Traditions – Alma

| May 30, 2024

In Israel, youll find a patchwork of different communities. Most Israeli Jews originate from Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, but some come from other regions, such as India

Congress Commemorates Jewish American Heritage Month By Honoring Malcolm Hoenlein and Eric Gertler (VIDEO & … – VINNews

| May 30, 2024

WASHINGTON (VINnews) To close out Maya month-long focus on Jewish contributions to the fabric of American lifeCongress commemorated Jewish American Heritage Month with their annual celebratory tribute honoring two pillars of the American Jewish community: Malcolm Hoenlein and Eric Gertler.

Squeezed by Progressives and the pro-Israel Camp, Does Biden Have a Problem With American-Jewish Voters? – U.S. … – Haaretz

| May 21, 2024

News Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Hebrew and TheMarker Partnerships Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd

Arab-Jewish Movement Standing Together Plans to Guard Gaza Aid Convoys From Right-wing Looters – Israel News – Haaretz

| May 21, 2024

News Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Hebrew and TheMarker Partnerships Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

Jewish Billionaires and DIY Antisemitism on American College Campuses – Opinion – Haaretz

| May 21, 2024

News Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Hebrew and TheMarker Partnerships Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved


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