Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Arielle Kaplan, JTA


How This Iconic Yiddish Song Became an Anthem for Black Americans

“Eli, Eli,” is a Yiddish song first popularized in the 1920s.

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Hatzalah Zoom Call on Anti-Semitism Zoombombed With Pornographic Images

A  July 8 Zoom call hosted by United Hatzalah with around 75 attendees was disrupted with sexually explicit images. Friends of United Hatzalah Los Angeles...

After Less Than a Year, Senior Rabbi Ben Goldstein Leaves Beit T’Shuvah

The Jewish residential addiction treatment center and congregation in Los Angeles — sent out an email stating that Rabbi Ben Goldstein had left.

Civil Rights Groups Leading the Facebook Ad Boycott Met With Mark Zuckerberg. They Say Nothing Has Changed.

(JTA) — Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t changed his tune about Facebook’s stance on the spread of hate on the social media platform. That’s what the heads...

Benny Gantz Enters Quarantine as Israel Hits Highest Total of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in 24 Hours

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel recorded more than 1,300 new cases of the coronavirus in 24 hours ending on Wednesday morning, its highest total since...

DoorDash, Other Businesses Cut Ties With Toronto Restaurant Over ‘Zionists Not Welcome’ Post

DoorDash and numerous other businesses have followed Uber Eats in cutting ties with a Toronto restaurant over a post saying that Zionists aren’t welcome. On...