Category Archives: Jewish

Medtronic CEO Yaron Yitzhari: ‘The financial impact isn’t what counts – the main thing is to save lives’

ARUTZ SHEVA Ventilator manufactor Medtronic gives away patents to its competitors by Shimon Cohen April 1, 2020 Medtronic, the world’s largest manufacturer of medical equipment, is currently receiving large amounts of attention for its ventilator. This week, the CEO of … Continue reading

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“The rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S. exposes the distressing fact that the American Jewish community lacks both a unified leadership and a singular voice with which it can respond appropriately”

MIRYAM INSTITUTE Awaiting ancient hatreds, anticipating new normals by Rozita Pnini March 29, 2020 Like a mutating virus, anti-Semitism continues to raise its ugly head in the United States. This virulent form of prejudice has infected the world for many … Continue reading

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“Despite his very critical condition, Neumann’s family was holding out hope that he would emerge from his coma”

NEW YORK POST Monsey Hanukkah stabbing victim Josef Neumann dies three months after attack by Larry Celona and Kenneth Garger March 30, 2020 Josef Neumann, the most gravely wounded victim from a Hanukkah machete attack at a rabbi’s home in … Continue reading

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Netflix series #Unorthodox doesn’t “accurately capture the soul of the Hasidic community”

FORWARD I left the Satmar Hasidic community. ‘Unorthodox’ is a grossly inaccurate depiction of that world. by Frieda Vizel March 31, 2020 …It’s okay to show the dark side of Hasidism, but the portrayal still needs to be human. The … Continue reading

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“The sheer amount of interaction that religious Jews have with their communities made Orthodox Jewish communities Ground Zero for the coronavirus”

ELDER OF ZIYON Religious Jews are among the biggest victims of COVID-19 Sunday, March 29, 2020 Boro Park. Flatbush. Crown Heights. Forest Hills. Fresh Meadows. Every single New York neighborhood with a large religious Jewish population has the highest percentage … Continue reading

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“About 12% of Israel’s population are Haredim, often referred to as “ultra-orthodox,” an expression which they strongly dislike”

JEWISH PRESS The Haredi Disconnect by Vic Rosenthal March 31, 2020 …On the other hand, some things are true in general, and they are not good things for the future of the state of Israel. Haredi schools mostly teach secular … Continue reading

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“In what Freud might have analyzed as a classic case of the narcissistic wound run amok, the Never Netanyahus fell victim to a kind of collective insanity rooted in their own sense of virtuous entitlement”

TABLET MAG Bibi, King of Israel by Liel Leibovitz March 27, 2020 After 24 hours that would have filled several seasons of a great Netflix political drama, the once and future prime minister of the State of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, … Continue reading

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