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Sunday, November 29, 2020

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Lev Landau: A Jewish Physicist and Nobel-Winning Genius from Azerbaijan

  It is always interesting to follow the announcements of the Nobel Prize winners each year. This year the Nobel Prize winners are expected to...

Celebrating the Jewish New Year in the majority-Muslim Azerbaijan

  Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year - begins in two days, this Sunday evening. For us, the Jews in Azerbaijan, like for other...

If you educate a woman, you educate a whole nation

  I just finished reading “Malala’s Magic Pencil”, an autobiographical picture book, written by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, together with my daughter, who...

Azerbaijan’s model of interreligious harmony and multiculturalism showcased in a historic visit to California

  I have visited California several times. I always remember my visits with great joy, especially the one in 2015, when we received and celebrated...

The Arrest of the Former Armenian President Kocharyan and the Khojaly Genocide

  Two weeks ago I was positively surprised to learn about the arrest of Armenia’s former President Robert Kocharyan - one of the main perpetrators...

The Power of Togetherness in Fighting Anti-Semitism and Building a Better Society

  Last week I saw the pictures from Germany, of the “Kippah March”, and my eyes swelled with tears. It is simply not every day...

An Unknown Story of Joint Muslim-Jewish Struggle for Freedom

  I try to walk through Azerbaijan’s capital Baku’s Old City - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - as much as possible. It’s a beautiful...

Products and Tips to get Glowing and Gorgeous for Your Wedding!

After the excitement of the proposal wears off, your head starts flooding with all the things you want to do before the wedding day....

Azerbaijan’s Unique Appreciation and Celebration of Women’s Empowerment

  On March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day across the world. Considering the state of the world we live in today, I am especially...

American Jewish Committee Delegation in Azerbaijan: Traveling to the Land of Tolerance

  Last week was a special week for the Jewish communities of Azerbaijan. A delegation of 7 leaders representing the American Jewish Committee came from...

Surviving Khojaly: Painful to Remember, Impossible to Forget

  Over the years, I’ve had repeated surgeries on my spine, which was badly damaged by torture. I’ve also traveled around the world to share...

The Khojaly Massacre: Reflections by an Azerbaijani Jew

February 25/26 is a difficult time for us in Azerbaijan, and for all Azerbaijanis around the world. It is a day when we remember...

Some comments on commenting

Dear Reader: The Jewish Journal’s web site, jewishjournal.com, has restored its commenting feature. When The Journal redesigned the site, we chose to leave the commenting option...

EDITORIAL INDEPENDENCE POLICY

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New Articles

Past Tensions Between Biden, Erdoğan Cast Shadow Over Ankara-Washington Relations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is bracing for a stormy four years.

Haley Calls On Trump Admin to Release Report on Number of Palestinian Refugees

Nikki Haley called on the administration to declassify a report detailing the current number of Palestinian refugees who are receiving aid from the UNRWA.

Professor On Leave After Tweeting ‘COVID-19 Is Another Jewish Revolution’

A professor at a university in Michigan has been placed on administrative leave after the student newspaper unearthed a series of his anti-Semitic tweets.

Court Ruling Means Young Jerusalem Arabs Face Easier Route to Israeli Citizenship

A previously unpublished regulatory clause, outlining relaxed requirements for young adult legal permanent residents applying to become Israeli citizens, has become public by order of the Jerusalem District Court.

Jerusalem College of Technology’s Nursing School Renamed

The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) announced on November 24 that it is renaming the nationally renowned nursing school to the Selma Jelinek School...

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