In Berlin, a Show of Solidarity Does Little to Dampen Jewish Fears

In Berlin, a Show of Solidarity Does Little to Dampen Jewish Fears

On Tuesday, the pinnacle of Germany’s Central Council of Jews, the most important umbrella Jewish group within the nation, warned Jews towards overtly carrying skullcaps. The official, Josef Schuster, urged them to “wear a baseball cap or something else to cover their head instead.” The remark triggered an offended response from worldwide Jewish teams, who […]

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Adam Armoush is a 21-year-old Israeli Arab who, on a current outing in Berlin, donned a yarmulke to check a pal’s competition that it was unsafe to take action in Germany. On Tuesday he was assaulted in broad daylight by a Syrian asylum-seeker who whipped him with a belt for being “yahudi” — Arabic for […]

Fury in Germany as Rap Duo With Anti-Jewish Lyrics Gets Award

Fury in Germany as Rap Duo With Anti-Jewish Lyrics Gets Award

He additionally famous the unlucky timing of the ceremony. April 12 is a day of worldwide solemnity. “That such a prize was handed out on Holocaust Remembrance Day is shameful,” he wrote. The nation’s recording business affiliation had criticized the lyrics however defended its alternative within the identify of creative freedom. Nominations are primarily based […]

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Still, 70 years of independence is barely a blip on the radar of Jewish historical past. And the Jews of Israel are extremely conscious of our position as a small hyperlink in an extended chain of Jewish historical past. We are fashionable Israelis, after all, however our consciousness is one in all historical Jews. In […]

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One day after that gasoline assault, Israel did perform a strike in Syria. But the operation had nothing to do with the atrocity in Douma; its timing was coincidental. Israel struck a Syrian air base, T4, at which varied plane had been reportedly operated by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. According to stories, seven Iranians […]

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Policymakers say lecturers want extra coaching in how one can flip these tense encounters into “teachable moments” wherein college students can specific their beliefs and lecturers might help the category to debate and deconstruct them. But French lecturers don’t at all times encourage open dialogue. Instead, they have a tendency to lecture college students on […]

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves however Just 150 Jews

All the identical, he praised Chabad for supporting the few remaining Jews in Bukhara, who depend on Rabbi Abramchayev in Tashkent for his or her kosher meals. On a current go to to Bukhara, the rabbi slaughtered six chickens in Ms. Kimatova’s courtyard after which wielded his knife on three cows at a farm exterior […]

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This group was then denounced by the president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Jonathan Arkush, as “a source of virulent anti-Semitism.” The Board, which has claimed to talk for British Jewry because the 18th century, normally retains its head down and avoids the headlines. In the 1930s, it held again as different […]

There’s No Seder Like a Showbiz Seder

There’s No Seder Like a Showbiz Seder

For the ultimate efficiency, the singer and songwriter Shaina Taub sat at a piano and sang her forthcoming tune “Huddled Masses,” which was impressed by a protest poster that quoted from Emma Lazarus’s poem “The New Colossus,” which she seen at Kennedy Airport after President Trump first proposed restrictions upon vacationers from sure international locations, […]

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I now have two sons, ages 16 and 18. I don’t have custody of them — I lost it once I left the Hasidic world, and so I’ve no management over their training. Today, they can’t communicate, learn or write in English previous a second-grade stage. (As for my three daughters, their English abilities are […]