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Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Made in Gaza: Hamas Rockets the Product of Foreign Aid and Smuggled Material

Medical equipment and fertilizer among international assistance items repurposed by Hamas to manufacture arms and ammunition using Iranian know-how

Andrew Yang Walks Back Tweet Standing With Israel

Yang posted a statement to Twitter stating a group of campaign volunteers told him that they were “upset” with his tweet.

Something Tells me Hamas has More Rockets than Vaccines

Every few years, the Jewish world stops and watches in horror as videos show rockets flying over Tel Aviv skyscrapers.

Kristallnacht in Lod?

Some event might truly resemble some aspect of the Holocaust and therefore would warrant such an analogy.

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More than 600 pro-Israel demonstrators gathered Wednesday at the Federal Building in Los Angeles to show their support for Israel.
For the first time, I really resonated with the phrase “traditionally” used to comfort mourners.

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NY State Assemblymember Deletes Tweet Showing All of Israel as “Palestine”

The deleted tweet also included the caption “#FreePalestine.”

Florida Van With Palestinian Flag and “Hitler Was Right” Sign Circles Around Pro-Israel Rally

A van that had several Nazi slogans written on it as well as a Palestinian flag circled around a pro-Israel rally in Boca Raton, FL on May 12.

Slouching Toward Sinai

Those who claim the right to oppress or enslave others do it “beside” God; they are idolators.

Skirball Cultural Center Names Three Executives to Key Roles

LOS ANGELES, CA—The Skirball Cultural Center announced that Sheri Bernstein has been named museum director starting July 21, 2021. Bernstein formerly held the position...

Israel’s Presidential Election Set for June 2

Current hopefuls include former members of Knesset Yehudah Glick, Michael Bar-Zohar and Shimon Sheetrit. Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog is likely to lead the race if he seeks the role.

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While Terrorists Try to Murder Jews, Rep. Ilhan Omar Flips the...

Now that Israelis are dying at the hands of these terror rockets, will Ilhan Omar walk back her shameful accusation against Israel?

Satirical Semite: Ministry of Hugs

There are recommended guidelines around whom we can hug, how we can hug and where we can hug.

Israel Apartheid: The Big Black-and-White Lie

This new blood libel isn’t really about race and apartheid, it’s simply the slur-du-jour.

Israel Under Fire: Biden’s Test

It could take a week or two to set the clock of Jewish-Arab relations a few years back.

Picasso and Pollock in Tehran? Thank Donna Stein for That

“Today, even if some Iranians don’t like modern art, they know it’s valuable.”

Unscrolled, Bamidbar: A Branding Problem

The Israelites are no longer in their infancy.

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Where Did This Latest Version of Hamas Get Its Chutzpah?

No other nation is so unfailingly scrutinized for how it defends itself in wars not of its own making.

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Comparing the Holocaust to Current Events: Generational Changes

In his youth, “what if” became “what do we do now?”

On Giving and Receiving Torah: An Invitation to Conversation

It is through conversing with others that we bring wisdom into the world.

LaKeith Stanfield, Clubhouse and the Evolution of Inter-Communal Dialogue

The internet, modern media, and social media have completely rewritten the rules on private and public dialogue.

A Turning Point in Israel

The only relevant question now is what has to be done to get beyond this moment of terrible existential threat.

Another “Perfect Storm” in Jerusalem

A network of influential political NGOs groups predictably twisted the facts beyond recognition.

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After briefly breaking down the Oscars, the Bagels compare it to the Jewish community after COVID (of course) and wonder if the trailers for "In The...

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Rabbi Reuven Wolf of Maayon Yisroel Chassidic Center, takes us deep into Jewish mysticism as Sal and his rabbi explore some tough questions: Why...

Daniel Levin: Proof of Life

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Rosner’s Torah Talk: Behar-Bechukotai with Jessica Dell-Era

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JScreen Is Making Cancer Genetic Testing Accessible

JScreen has announced what could be a major breakthrough: a program that offers at-home testing for more than 60 cancer susceptibility genes linked to certain hereditary risks.

Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish Dance the Hora in New Film ‘Here Today’

Comedian Billy Crystal and actress Tiffany Haddish are so close that Crystal read a Torah portion at Haddish’s 2019 bat mitzvah ceremony in Los Angeles.

Here are the First 10 Jewish Documentaries Funded through Jewish Story Partners

The Jewish Story Partners foundation, which Steven Spielberg and wife Kate Capshaw helped found to fund Jewish-themed documentary films, announced its first slate of grantees.

Historical Novelist Renée Rosen on “The Social Graces”

Rosen’s latest work is a look at New York socialites at the turn of the twentieth century.

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