Category Archives: Jewish

Chicago’s first large-scale active shooter drill involving police and fire departments intended to address shul-specific attacks and incidents

JNS CCL shul members and Kehilat Chovevei Tzion take part in public safety training exercise May 17, 2022 Concerned Citizens League Shul Members (CCLSM) staged a large-scale active shooter simulation at Kehilat Chovevei Tzion in Skokie recently, with the direction … Continue reading

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“Anti-Zionism, from its earliest beginnings, was a reassertion of privilege. It was an attempt to force the Jews back into “their place,” which history had supposedly assigned them”

JNS The Harvard Crimson’s hatred of Israel proves anti-Semitism is a privileged ideology Benjamin Kerstein May 8, 2022 …What it reveals is simple: Anti-Semitism is a privileged ideology. This is perfectly obvious when one considers the very nature of the Crimson and … Continue reading

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Thousands more from around the world have arrived in Israel this year in the shadow of the coronavirus crisis, which has increased interest in aliyah

JERUSALEM POST Largest number of olim in 2 decades have arrived this past year May 1, 2022 Some 38,000 new immigrants have arrived in Israel since Independence Day 2021, including thousands of families and young olim who came to build … Continue reading

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The Intercept–which hasn’t seen an anti-Israel article it doesn’t like–assesses loss of Ohio progressive Nina Turner to incumbent Rep Shontel Brown

THE INTERCEPT Progressives, “Massively Outgunned,” Ditched Nina Turner Akela Lacy May 3, 2022 Justice Democrats, the group that has launched several progressive members of Congress, said it’s being “massively outgunned” by Republican donors giving millions to attack progressive candidates in … Continue reading

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“Britain, instead of lecturing Israel, ought to be taking notes from her about how to become a better country”

SAPA JOURNAL What Britain Can Learn from Israel Andrew Roberts September 2022 Great Britain loves nothing more than to lecture Israel on her supposed failings, adopting an unfailingly patronizing de haut en bas attitude. Whether the Foreign Office is constantly … Continue reading

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Biden’s new press secretary: “AIPAC’s policies are not progressive policies”

JTA Karine Jean-Pierre, who endorsed AIPAC boycott, to be next White House press secretary Ron Kampeas May 5, 2022 President Joe Biden named as his next press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, a former official of the activist MoveOn group who endorsed … Continue reading

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“I once asked her why she married him [her first husband], and she said, quite succinctly and enigmatically, “because he made me feel like shit”

COMMENTARY A Son’s Eulogy for Midge Decter (1927-2022) John Podhoretz May 12, 2022 Where did she come from? That’s what we were asking ourselves, my sister and my father and I, after she left us and this world on the … Continue reading

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“A Kremlin readout of the phone call made no mention of an apology, rather stressing that Russia and Israel shared the same commitment to preserving the memory of the Holocaust’

ALGEMEINER Putin Apologizes for Lavrov’s Holocaust Comments, Israeli PM’s Office Says Ben Cohen May 5, 2022 Israel said on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had apologized to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett for the widely-panned comments of his foreign minister, … Continue reading

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“But integral as The Crimson has been, I am first and foremost a Jew; and in light of the role Israel plays in my people’s history as our homeland and haven from persecution, I am a Zionist, and I stand with Israel”

HARVARD CRIMSON I Am a Crimson Editor and I Stand with Israel Natalie L. Kahn May 3, 2022 On April 29, I woke up to a flurry of messages from students, alumni, and journalists regarding a new piece published by … Continue reading

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A new documentary about the making of #FiddlerOnTheRoof evokes wonder at our idealization of a past that wasn’t very nice

TABLET MAG Nostalgia for the Slaughterhouse Phyllis Chesler April 27, 2022 …Remember the wedding scene in Fiddler? Tevye is warned by a friendly, local official that he was ordered to disrupt, make a little trouble, nothing too serious … but … Continue reading

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