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Holocaust Denial Timeline – ushmm.org

| October 16, 2017

WHAT IS HOLOCAUST DENIAL? The Holocaust is one of the best documented events in history. Holocaust denial describes attempts to negate the established facts of the Nazi genocide of European Jewry

15th Annual Russian Heritage Month – rhmonth.org

| September 20, 2017

The Annual Russian Heritage Month celebrates and honors the rich diversity of cultural traditions brought to the U.S. from the many countries of the former Soviet Union. The Russian-speaking community plays an indispensable role in the culture, economic and social life of New York, the US and the world.

When Nazi violence came to Cohoes – Albany Times Union

| August 25, 2017

Cohoes Fifty years ago this weekend, a former American Nazi Party member killed a 59-year-old Jewish man in Cohoes. Francis Mainville laid in wait for Harry Pearlberg, a door-to-door salesman from Troy, before gunning him down on Saturday, Aug

Russian Jewish immigrant Spektor infuses music with wit, vulnerability – Jewish Post

| August 25, 2017

Even if you dont follow pop music, you may have heard pianist and songwriter Regina Spektor singing the catchy Orange Is the New Black theme song, Youve Got Time, covering The Beatles While My Guitar Gently Weeps in the animated feature Kubo and the Two Strings, or in numerous other films and TV shows that have featured her music. But you might never have heard the Russian Jewish immigrant at all had the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society not helped her family settle in New York. At age 9, Spektor entered the United States as a refugee when her parents fled Soviet persecution in 1989

Black September – San Diego Jewish Journal

| August 24, 2017

On September 5, 1972, at the Olympic Village in Munich, Germany, eight Palestinian terrorists breached lax perimeter security and broke into two apartments being used by the Israeli Olympic team. They captured, held hostage, and eventually killed 11 athletes and coaches in what came to be known as the Black September attack, after the faction of the Palestinian Liberation Organization that carried out the act

Jews and Muslims are natural allies against religious discrimination – The Hill (blog)

| August 24, 2017

On Wednesday, a new month began in the lunar calendars of Jews and Muslims. And it couldnt have come soon enough

Christian Zionism and a positive relationship with Jews and Judaism – The Jerusalem Post mobile website

| August 24, 2017

Rescue workers assist people who were injured when a car drove through a group of counter protestors at the “Unite the Right” rally Charlottesville, Virginia, US, August 12, 2017.. (photo credit:JOSHUA ROBERTS / REUTERS) In response to the racist and antisemitic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia recently, the media has done a great deal of virtue signaling, sometimes even accompanied by thoughtful reporting and discussion. One well-known media outlet, however, made a terribly irresponsible choice, and its one we need to talk about

Judaism: Ashkenazim – Jewish Virtual Library

| August 24, 2017

Ashkenaz (Heb. ) refers to a people and a country bordering on Armenia and the upper Euphrates; listed in Genesis 10:3 and I Chronicles 1:6 among the descendants of Gomer. The name Ashkenaz also occurs once in Jeremiah 51:27 in a passage calling upon the kingdoms of Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz to rise and destroy Babylon.

Modern meets traditional at Steingold’s, new Jewish deli in North Center – Chicago Tribune

| August 24, 2017

Chicago has one of the largest Jewish populations in the United States, and while there are select delis that have thrived here, the deli is not nearly as prevalent as it is in New York City, where bagels and pastrami on rye are as symbolic of the city as the Statue of Liberty. With their new BYOB restaurant, Steingolds (1840 W.

Fear, resolve and more security at Charlottesville synagogue – Religion News Service

| August 23, 2017

anti-Semitism By Ben Finley | August 20, 2017 Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, 2017.


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