Posts Tagged ‘Jewish’

GEORGIA’S JEWISH PLANTATIONS

GEORGIA’S JEWISH PLANTATIONS In 1733, a group of Jewish immigrants arrived in Georgia from London as the land grants were being awarded. It was the first colony that absolutely prohibited slavery from the very start and it was this feature that most severely affected the settlement. In all other colonies slavery was an established institution […]

Controversial anti-vaccination power couple have donated to Jewish causes

JTA — David and Leila Centner, the power couple who have banned vaccinated teachers from working in a Miami school they own, have given to a number of Jewish causes. The Centners have made headlines recently in Florida and nationally after it emerged that the private school they founded, the Centner Academy, has instructed teachers […]

Couple at center of anti-vax school controversy gave to Jewish causes

David and Leila Centner, the power couple who have banned vaccinated teachers from working in a Miami school they own, have given to a number of Jewish causes. The Centners have made headlines recently in Florida and nationally after it emerged that the private school they founded, the Centner Academy, has instructed teachers not to […]

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 […]

Protecting the Right to Vote is a Jewish Value

President Biden began his recent speech before a joint session of Congress by level-setting with the American people about the three crises he inherited: the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic downturn and “the worst attack on our democracy since the Civil War.” He declared the January 6 insurrection “an existential crisis, and a test of whether […]

Beth Din distances itself from ‘covert missionary’ Jewish status claim

The Orthodox Beth Din of Philadelphia has distanced itself from claims made on behalf of alleged covert Christian missionary Michael Elkohen that he is Jewish on the basis of a bill of divorce the rabbinical court issued for him.As previously reported by The Jerusalem Post, Elkohen, born Elk, is thought to be a covert missionary […]

Honor extended to Jonathan Pollard by Australia’s Orthodox Jewish community stirs controversy

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: 2

Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization honour victims of Mt. Meron tragedy

Browse > Home / News / Jewish Agency and World Zionist Organization honour victims of Mt. Meron tragedy May 3, 2021 by TPS Read on for article The Jewish Agency for Israel and the World Zionist Organization (WZO) have paid tribute to those who died while participating in the Lag Ba’Omer festivities on Mount Meron […]

A jewish Hoax: The Homicidal Diesel Gas Chambers

The Diesel Gas Chambers 1. Diesel Exhaust and Zyklon B Most National Socialist homicidal gassings were supposedly committed with Diesel exhaust rather than cyanide or Zyklon B. Although this is contrary to popular perceptions about the Holocaust story, Diesel exhaust has been dominant, at least in terms of numbers of victims, in the claims of […]

How Two Jewish Rabbis Respected and Protected the Ka’bah of Islam

Before I can explain Ibn Kathir’s account of the two rabbi who protected the Ka’bah, I have to relate something about the Jews in Arabia in the five centuries before the birth of Prophet Muhammad. In 2014, a French-Saudi expedition studying rock inscriptions around Bir Hima – a site about 100 kilometers north of the […]

American Jews, stop funding Jewish terrorism

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: 0

Youtube Says You Can Enjoy a jewish Wedding Reception if you Get the Injection – Any Takers?

I was not too interested in any of the perks being offered before, such as free donuts, but being able to attend a jewish wedding is just something I cannot resist. Sign me up for the (((Pfizer))) shot! [embedded content] By the way, the official Youtube channel on Youtube sucks at Youtube. No one cares […]

Jewish principals struggle to celebrate Lag Ba’omer amid Meron tragedy

After months of distanced learning, Sharon Levin was excited for her school to celebrate Lag b’Omer together on Friday with a day of outdoor activities. The spring holiday, which is popular among students at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy near Philadelphia, was to include a picnic, a bonfire and a mini-color war, or tournament where […]

Jewish billionaire, philanthropist Eli Broad dies at 87

Eli Broad, the billionaire entrepreneur turned philanthropist and art collector who played an outsized role in shaping the art and cultural scene of Los Angeles, died on Friday at the age of 87. Broad passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles following a long illness, said Suzi Emmerling, a spokeswoman for the Eli […]

First Jew of color to lead American Jewish museum resigns, cites racism

Gugulethu Moyo’s speech this week at a conference for staff members at American Jewish museums was supposed to help chart an optimistic future for the field. Moyo had planned to talk about how to cultivate leaders from marginalized groups in museums, drawing on her experience as the first Jew of color to head a Jewish […]

Dozens Killed In Stampede At Jewish Religious Festival In Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The director of an Israeli ambulance service has confirmed that nearly 40 people died in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel. Eli Beer, director of Hatzalah, said he was shocked by the size of the crowd at the Lag BaOmer celebrations at Mount Meron. Police were quoted as saying […]

David Cohen could become the 1st Jewish jockey to win the Kentucky Derby

The odds are long that David Cohen can become the first Jewish jockey to win a Kentucky Derby. Cohen’s horse, Keepmeinmind, is a 50-1 shot in the early line for Saturday’s Triple Crown race at Churchill Downs in Louisville. But don’t bet against the 36-year-old rider, who has won some 1,560 races and earned nearly […]

Jewish Settlers Set Palestinian Vehicles on Fire near Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Posted on April 29, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians April 28, 2021 Jewish settlers set Palestinian cars on fire. (Photo: Video Grab) Jewish settlers Wednesday overnight set three Palestinian-owned vehicles on fire near the village of Beit Iksa, northwest of Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. Local sources said that a group of Jewish settlers […]

Virtual Lag B’Omer-Iftar Celebration Celebrates Jewish-Muslim Dialogue, ‘Interfaith Diplomacy’ in Gulf

(From top left, clockwise) Ambassador Sh. Abdulla Rashed Al Khalifa, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, AJC International Director of Interreligious Affairs Rabbi David Rosen and former Ambassador Marc Sievers. Photo: Screenshot. The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC) hosted a virtual webinar on Thursday about the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence between the Muslim and […]

Former CIA head targets Jewish suffering in Israel’s actions – analysis

Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan slammed Jews on Tuesday, demanding they be held to a higher standard than others. “I always found it difficult to fathom how a nation of people deeply scarred by a history replete with prejudice, religious persecution and unspeakable violence perpetrated against them would not be empathetic champions […]

Oregon University Fires Jewish Shakespeare Scholar Who Highlighted Alleged Antisemitism, Sexual Abuse by Senior Management

Riley Center at Linfield University in McMinnville, Oregon. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / DerRichter A Jewish professor at a private university in Oregon was fired from his position on Tuesday, weeks after highlighting alleged sexual abuse of students by board trustees, along with detailing on social media the antisemitic harassment he experienced at the hands of […]

UK’s Jewish Student Union Blasts Reinstatement of Bristol Professor Accused of Antisemitism

The University of Bristol campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The UK’s Jewish student union expressed “contempt and outrage” on Thursday after the University of Bristol reinstated a professor accused of violent antisemitic rhetoric, pending an investigation. David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology and member of the university’s School for Policy Studies, has been criticized by […]

A wandering Jewish treasure, looking for a permanent home

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: 0

Tribute to Judith and Eliott Cohen, pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community

 I was heartbroken recently to learn of the death of my friends Judith and Elliott Cohen, long-time pillars of Atlanta’s Jewish community. I went to send Elliott birthday wishes when I learned that they had died from COVID in July. While we had reconnected, been in touch, and even visited over the years, it would […]

The shared history of anti-Jewish and anti-Asian hate

April 29 marks the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Dachau, the longest-operating Nazi concentration camp. A lesser-known part of that day is that Japanese-American troops played a key role in the liberation of Dachau and its satellite camps. Japanese-American soldiers also rescued thousands of survivors of a Nazi death march nearby, caring for them […]

Jewish policy umbrella calls treatment of Uyghur minority ‘genocide’

The Jewish Council for Public Affairs, the main policy umbrella for US Jewish groups, resolved to protest what it called China’s “genocide” of its Muslim Uyghur minority. “The Jewish community should call upon the CCP to end the genocide and exploitation of the Uyghurs, as well as halt the oppression of other ethnic and religious […]

New York City Council expels Jewish lawmaker who evaded taxes

The New York City Council expelled a Jewish lawmaker after he pleaded guilty earlier in the week to federal charges of tax evasion. Chaim Deutsch, a Democrat who represents Sheepshead Bay and other heavily Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn, said he would not resign after admitting to evading more than $82,000 in property taxes between 2013 […]

Jewish center torched in Moscow, synagogue vandalized in Germany

A Jewish community center in Moscow was torched last week on Adolf Hitler’s birthday, causing extensive damage. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, rubber bullets were fired at a synagogue in Germany, with at least one smashing through a window. Police have no suspects in either case. In the Russia incident on April 20, the damage was caused […]

French Jewish judge resigns to protest ruling in Sarah Halimi case

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

Bronx synagogue vandal strikes again at Riverdale Jewish Center

Synagogue vandals struck again Monday night, throwing stones through the windows of a synagogue in the New York City neighborhood of Riverdale after having previously done the same to four synagogues over the weekend, according to the New York Post, citing the NYPD. At around 1:30 a.m., the stone-thrower had arrived at the Riverdale Jewish […]

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