Category Archives: Jewish

Said differently, “Oh sorry, I thought it was another dirty Hasidic Jew that I was beating up”

CBS NEWS LOCAL NYPD: Brutal Attack On 62-Year-Old Hasidic Man In Borough Park Was Case Of Mistaken Identity October 14, 2018 A suspect has been arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly viciously beat a man in Brooklyn on Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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“MLB catcher ‘Professor’ Moe Berg has been awarded a Medal of Freedom and was the subject of a Hollywood movie. Now, an exhibit showcases his national achievements”

TIMES OF ISRAEL Meet the Jewish major-leaguer and WWII spy honored by baseball’s Hall of Fame by Rich Tenorio October 8, 2018 …Berg’s [Princeton, 1923, magna cum laude] education made him as much a rarity as his Judaism when he … Continue reading

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“American Jews and their leaders, except for the Orthodox, have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity”

JNS The devastating impact of American non-Jewish Jews Isi Leibler October 11, 2018 There is no disputing that, except for the vast majority of Orthodox Jews, American Jews and their leaders have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity…Many express their … Continue reading

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Federation member points out what many of us already know: Declining Democrat support for Israel is hardly a recent phenomenon

ABU YEHUDA BLOG The war for the political soul of American Jewry by Robert Vincent October 10, 2018 I serve in a volunteer capacity on my local Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council in a Midwestern city, primarily in a … Continue reading

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Leslie Cockburn, J Street-endorsed candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 5th district, has extreme views on Israel

CAMERA BLOG Anti-Zionist Conspiracy Theories Seek the Mainstream by Ricki Hollander October 8, 2018 Anti-Zionist conspiracy theory literature is now once again in the news. A two-decade-old film and book by a husband-wife journalist team, Leslie and Andrew Cockburn, portrays … Continue reading

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“Ten Jewish-American baseball players will become dual Israeli citizens partly to help the country’s team make the 2020 Olympics”

JTA 10 American Jewish baseball players to become dual Israeli citizens to boost nation’s Olympics bid October 10, 2018 …Some of the players, who will visit Israel’s Interior Ministry next week to begin the process, also represented Israel in last year’s World … Continue reading

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2000 year old stone column inscribed “Yerushalayim” has been discovered

LIVE SCIENCE This Is the Oldest Known Inscription Bearing the Full Name of Jerusalem by Laura Geggel October 9, 2018 Archaeologists have uncovered the oldest known instance of the word “Jerusalem” spelled out in full, on an ancient stone carving … Continue reading

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