Posts Tagged ‘community’

Jordan calls on international community to intervene after night of violence in Jerusalem

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Heshy Tischler sentenced to 10 days community service for inciting riot

Seven months after Heshy Tischler was charged with inciting a riot in Brooklyn’s Borough Park, the Orthodox activist and provocateur has been sentenced to 10 days of community service. Tischler, a radio host who is now running for City Council, was arrested in October on charges of unlawful imprisonment of a journalist and member of […]

Letter slams Jewish community’s ‘suppression of dissent’ on racial justice

A public letter decrying what it describes as the “suppression of dissent” in the Jewish community specifically regarding social and racial justice ideas in the US has been published and signed by several dozen prominent Jewish intellectuals and writers.The letter, initiated by the newly established Jewish Institute for Liberal Values and its founder and CEO […]

Jewish Community ‘Terrified, Angry’ Over Release of Accused Attacker of Multiple Bronx Synagogues

Police stand guard at Ohel Menachem Riverdale Jewish Youth Library Lubavitch, where glass windows were smashed. Photo by Lev Radin/Sipa USA Jewish community leaders in New York and nationally were outraged on Monday after learning that the man arrested for a string of rock-throwing attacks on synagogues in the Riverdale neighborhood of New York was […]

For Health Of White Girl Community, Biden Bans Pumpkin Spice Frappuccinos

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Biden administration has announced a ban on pumpkin spice-flavored beverages for the good of the white girl community, sources confirmed Thursday.  Joe Biden made the announcement in his speech last night and signed an executive order banning the beverage this morning. “Look, we want the white girls to be per—pretty, to be pretty […]

Jill Biden leading the way on community college tuition coverage, Biden says

Speaking on the American Families Plan, Biden noted access to good education as the first point in addressing the challenges faced by American families. Along with increasing Pell Grants, Biden said access to 12 years of education is no longer enough for competing with the rest of the world, and guaranteed four additional years of […]

Jewish Community Marks Loss of Prince Philip, Beginning with Prayer

(JNS) As the United Kingdom honored Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age 99, with a gun salute, flags at half-staff and the many who paid tribute outside of Buckingham Palace, Sabbath prayers for the longest-serving royal consort were a bit different in synagogues across England. For decades, the blessings recited for […]

Four members of Sikh community among dead in Indianapolis FedEx shooting

Four members of the Sikh religious community, three women and one man, were killed in a Thursday night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis that claimed the lives of eight workers, a community group and local leader said on Friday. “Out of eight, four are Sikh community members,” said businessman Gurinder Singh Khalsa, who […]

Nunes: Democrats Will Further Weaponize Intel Community Against ‘Domestic Extremists’

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) said Republicans expect Democrats to further weaponize the intelligence community against “domestic extremists,” much as how they used it to further the Russia collusion hoax against former President Donald Trump. Nunes said in his opening statement at Thursday’s committee hearing on worldwide threats: The Democrats see political […]

Memorium: UK Jewish community marks loss of Prince Philip, beginning with prayer

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Memorium: UK Jewish community marks loss of Prince Philip, beginning with prayer April 16, 2021 by   Read on for article As the United Kingdom honoured Prince Philip, who died on April 9 at the age 99, with a gun salute, flags at half-staff and the many who […]

Jewish community looks to weather the storm violence in Belfast streets

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Since last week, Northern Ireland’s capital has been plagued by familiar scenes: rioting, the gray shells of burned-out cars, injured police officers. For many in this post-industrial city of 280,000, it has conjured memories of the Troubles, a three-decade period of sectarian violence that left thousands dead and pushed thousands of […]

Concordia University Student Union Apologizes to Jewish Community for Campus Culture of ‘Fear’

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Photo: Concordia University / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.(https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/https://www.flickr.com/photos/concordiauniversity/5279916243) The student union at Montreal’s Concordia University issued a letter of apology to the Jewish community on its Facebook page Tuesday, admitting to “indifference” in the face of antisemitism on campus and calling for training and other procedures to combat anti-Jewish sentiment. “More than […]

Miami’s Jewish community embraces NBA player following apology

A recent Shabbat dinner at Rabbi Pinny Andrusier’s home in Hallandale, Florida, was memorable for many reasons. One was that the featured guest was 7 feet tall, towering over the dozens of kids in attendance — the adults, too. Another was that he was a player for South Florida’s favorite NBA team, the Miami Heat. […]

Telugu community in Canada raises voice for GN Saibaba

Members of the Telugu Church in Vancouver came together on Tuesday, April 6, to denounce the incarceration of the disabled Indian scholar G.N. Saibaba. A former Delhi University Professor, Saibaba continues to face inhuman conditions in an Indian jail after being convicted in 2017. First arrested on trumped-up charges in 2014, for merely speaking out […]

The Jewish community excommunicates Jews who support Palestinian freedom

When you are Jewish and come out as an anti-Zionist, you get excommunicated. That is how the Jewish community works to support Israel. The Jewish community says directly, You may choose your community or what you call your sense of ethics. And if you persist, forget about your community, because Jewish life as we know […]

Exodus? The Jewish community in this European city is thriving

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‘They thank me’: Jerry Falwell Jr. says Liberty community still embraces him

In an interview, Falwell said nothing to discourage that notion. The 58-year-old son of the late Rev. Jerry Falwell Sr. said he has been suffering from blood clots since last fall but plans to “definitely” have more of a presence on campus as his health continues to recover. “The employees and the board have been […]

‘My community came from Iran, where they practiced Judaism in secret for 200 years’

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 1

Join ToI Community to meet the producer-director duo behind hit series ‘Shtisel’

This week on Behind the Headlines, the duo producing and directing the hit Israeli series “Shtisel” speaks with The Times of Israel just ahead of Thursday’s global launch of the show’s third season on Netflix. The interview is now available to stream for Times of Israel Community members, but it’s not too late to join […]

Colorado Jewish Community is ‘Shaken to Core’ After Mass Shooting in Boulder

Police officers and SWAT teams on the scene after a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colo., on March 23, 2021. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – The Jewish Community Center of Boulder and area synagogues will hold a vigil on Tuesday evening so local residents can connect and grieve following a mass shooting at a supermarket […]

India’s Bnei Menashe Jewish community prepares matzah for Passover

The Bnei Menashe Jewish community in northeastern India began preparing matzah for Passover on Tuesday at the Shavei Israel Hebrew Center in Churachandpur. The Bnei Menashe ethnic group is said to number at around 10,000, and are believed by many to be descended from one of the 10 Lost Tribes, specifically that of Menashe. The […]

400-year-old Torah ark fully restored by Vercelli Jewish community

As the latest of a number of Jewish heritage projects coordinated by the Vercelli Jewish community in recent years, a 400-year-old wooden Aron Kodesh (Torah scroll ark) has been fully restored and will be installed in a prominent place in the city’s grand synagogue, the Jewish Heritage Europe website reported. The Moorish-style synagogue, built in the […]

Two from Jewish community win Hungarian Order of Merit

Two prominent figures from Hungary‘s Jewish community were honored with the country’s second-highest state award, the Hungarian Order of Merit. Rabbi Shlomo Koves and gymnast and Holocaust survivor Agnes Keleti are among this year’s recipients of the prestigious order.  Keleti is a five-time Olympic gold-medalist and Holocaust survivor. At age 35 she won an Olympic […]

‘Our History Has Been Stolen From Us’: How South African Community Organizer Clive Mashishi Confronts Antisemitism, Holocaust Denial and Hatred of Israel

South African community organizer and Israel advocate Clive Mashishi. Photo: Cuerius Mosala. “Our history has been stolen from us,” Clive Mashishi protested, as he described the various attempts in his native South Africa to tar Israel as state that practices apartheid. “It’s being used in the wrong way.” A former South African political activist who […]

New role at Maroubra Synagogue for growing community

March 18, 2021 by Community Editor Read on for article The Board of Maroubra Synagogue is seeking to expand its services to the Maroubra community with the announcement that it is looking to engage a part-time Religious Assistant & Program Coordinator. Maroubra Synagogue President, Evan Koseff said: “Our community has enjoyed sustained growth over the […]

Quebec’s Hasidic Jewish community submits challenge on COVID-19 curfew

Quebec’s Council of Hasidic Jews submitted a court challenge on Friday against the province’s nighttime curfew that has been in effect since early January, claiming it impedes religious rights, as reported by the Globe and Mail.  The council noted that the filing of the claim was driven by the Quebec government’s unwillingness to change the […]

Looking up Down Under: How Australia’s largest Jewish community coped better than most with COVID

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 6

JBOD plenum: More changes needed for the LGBTQ+ community?

Browse > Home / News / JBOD plenum: More changes needed for the LGBTQ+ community? March 4, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article After the success of the marriage-equality vote in 2017, the movement for greater acceptance of LGBTQ+ people is growing. Jarod Rhine-Davis ( guest speaker from Melb. at the Mardi Gras […]

Join ToI Community for celeb chef Michael Solomonov, and taste Israel’s flavors

This week on Behind the Headlines, celebrity chef and restaurateur Michael Solomonov joins us to discuss his role in the Israeli and Jewish culinary worlds, the pivoting he and his team have done throughout COVID-19, and his new digital live-at-home cooking series, “Bringing Israel Home.” He also gives a quick tutorial on how to make […]

A loss for the New Zealand community

Browse > Home / News / A loss for the New Zealand community February 28, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article The Holocaust Centre of New Zealand (HCNZ has announced the passing of its Founding Director, Inge Woolf z”l. Inge Woolf Photo: RNZ Sara Vui-Talitu Inge, born in Vienna, Austria in 1934, was […]

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