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On Thursday, May 27, 2021,we gathered for the first time at a Federation event since this pandemic began over one year ago.  I think it was fitting that our first gathering was to honor and remember our Veterans, and to honor and remember our dear friend, and community leader Henry Weinberg.  Henry was a leading force for this annual tribute to our Veterans at our community cemetery’s for as long as anyone can remember.  He was also in charge of preserving the Agudath Achim cemetery, both physically, religiously and spiritually.  Henry had an uncommon sense of duty, like the men and women we honored with our roll call of names. Bill Wallen spoke about Henry's commitment to our Veterans as well as Henry's commitment to community and service .....READ MORE.

 
 
     
   
   

           
 
   
           
     
           
       
  The Times of Israel
TV: Israeli officials warn ‘no choice’ but to ready attack plans after Raisi win

Israel insists vaccine shipment rejected by Palestinians ‘perfectly sound’

PA delegation in Washington for first security consultations of Biden era

From the NSA to Israel’s NSO: Filmmakers explore circles of surveillance

Russia, Syria, Turkey and Hamas congratulate Iran’s Raisi on election win

  Kveller
How Do We ‘Return to Normal’ When Normal No Longer Exists?

How to Host a Backyard Bar or Bat Mitzvah

7 Events That Celebrate Juneteenth Through a Jewish Lens

Shira Haas Tells Us About ‘Shtisel,’ Her New Film and Her Favorite Thing About Judaism

As an American, I Didn’t Think I’d be Afraid To Be Jewish in France. But I Am.

 
  American Jewish World Service – AJWS
For girls in Kenya, a pathway back to school — and a chance to control their futures

Senators Markey, Shaheen and Merkley and Congresswoman Titus Introduce Legislation to Promote LGBTQI+ Rights Around the World

President Biden’s Foreign Assistance Budget Request Recommits U.S. to Global Stage

Strength to Keep Fighting: Stories of Hope and Resilience

Dispatch from Delhi: A COVID-19 Update from AJWS’s India Advisors

           
     
  Jewish WeekJewish Week
New Yorkers pick their favorite bagel • D.A. candidate in the hot seat • How to mark Juneteenth

Take It from Two Democrats: Our Party Remains Devoted to Israel

The Jewish Week Guide to Ranked Choice Voting — with Bagels

Where the NYC Mayoral Candidates Stand on Four Top Jewish Issues

Moses wasn’t perfect. But what leader is?

  NYT > World > Middle East
For Biden, Iranian Hard-liner May Be Best Path to Restoring Nuclear Deal

Iranian Hard-Liner Ebrahim Raisi Wins Presidential Election Vote

Israeli-Palestinian Vaccine Deal Collapses Amid Expiry Date Dispute

Iranians Vote in Presidential Election, but Mood is Pessimistic

Israel Strikes Gaza Again, After Militants Set Fires in Israel

  Forward
How to master the little-known art of indoor birdwatching

Montana Tucker celebrates Pride— and her Holocaust survivor grandparents

A kosher calamity ends: Trader Joe’s reintroduces pareve chocolate chips

Palestinian Authority cancels deal for 1 million COVID vaccine doses from Israel

My sons never call — should I give up on the relationship?

 
       
     
  Aish.com: Current Issues
Richard Dawkins and Eugenics

The Tulsa Race Massacre and Oklahoma’s Jews

Woke and Ignoring the Gifted

Lessons from the NBA’s Historic MVP

The Many Faces of Addiction

 
  Jew or Not Jew
Ezra Sued

Tadeusz Reichstein

Alex Levy

Edgar Wright

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  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
As Israeli swimmers took 4th place in an Olympic trial, a TV commentator criticized their country

‘The Shrink Next Door,’ a dark Jewish-themed podcast, is becoming a TV show with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd

Palestinian Authority cancels deal for 1 million COVID vaccine doses from Israel

Donald Trump says American Jews ‘don’t love Israel enough’ and more should have voted for him

A Black and Jewish Bible scholar will lead Reconstructionist rabbinical school, in a first for American Jewish movements

 
   
       
     
  News & Views – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
Why 14 House Republicans Voted Against Juneteenth and Why We Should Care

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200 US Rabbis Demand Pelosi Kick Ilhan Omar from House Foreign Affairs Committee

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The Nachliel Project Encourages Haredi US Jews to Make Aliyah

 
  Washington Jewish Week
Antisemitic, homophobic flyers circulate in Fairfax County

Janet Malcolm, famed New Yorker writer whose family fled the Nazis, dies at 86

These recipes no longer need footnotes

Temple Emanuel celebrates Pride Shabbat

A new Jewish news site makes a play in LA amid a difficult climate for its Jewish journalists

 
  My Jewish Learning
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