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The world in which we live has become very complex with opportunity and struggle. The daily news presents stories of goodness, mitzvot, tzedakah and chesed, but the news is also full of murder, oppression, intolerance and evil that challenges our faith in humanity. The news this week is almost unthinkable and unimaginable with such a blatant violation of international law, societal norms and human rights, as we are witness to another instance of man’s inhumanity to man with the invasion of a sovereign and democratic Ukraine. Unfortunately, we do not get to choose the obstacles and hardships that life will present, but we do get to choose how we will respond to them. Our home page has a link for opportunities to help in Ukraine. I have also included an editorial piece .....READ MORE.


  The Times of Israel
Alleged Israeli strike in Syria targeted ‘game changing’ Iranian air defenses — TV

Yamina’s ex-director lets fly at rebel MK Silman: She only had her next post in mind

Jonathan Greenblatt on leading the ADL during these challenging times - Sponsored Content

Without naming him, Lapid seeks to portray Netanyahu as Israel’s national nemesis

In first speech as PM, Lapid urges unity in face of ‘violent and vicious’ politics

This Rockstar’s Survivor Mother Was Discovered in Old Holocaust Pictures

13 Baby Names Inspired by Queer Jewish Activists

I’m an Orthodox Jewish Mom and I’m Unequivocally Pro-Choice

18 Queer Jewish TV Characters You Need to Know About

What Banning Abortion Means for Carriers of Jewish Genetic Diseases Like Me

  American Jewish World Service – AJWS
U.S. Supreme Court Puts Profit Over Lives By Limiting the Powers of the Environmental Protection Agency

India’s Supreme Court Issues New Guidelines for Sex Workers’ Rights

By criminalizing abortion, The United States states joins the ranks of countries hostile to human rights and gender equality — and puts countless lives at risk both home and abroad

Your Boost of Inspiration: AJWS’s Stories of Hope

Pride in the Face of Prejudice

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Orthodox women built businesses and friendships online. They’re being told to sign off.

Lacking Pride clubs at their schools, LGBT Orthodox teens in NYC come here for community

Boston-area college fires employee who allegedly hit campus with repeated antisemitic graffiti

The Moishe House in Kyiv has become a safe haven during wartime

Mexico’s president insists that a Jewish critic of his is ‘Hilterian’

  NYT > World > Middle East
Palestinians Give U.S. Bullet That Killed Shireen Abu Akleh

Iran Earthquake Kills at Least 5, State Media Says

Tunisia’s President, Kais Saied, Proposes New Constitution

Yair Lapid, Israel’s New Prime Minister, Played the Long Game to Power

Saudi Arabia Bankrolls a Challenge to the PGA

  The Forward
‘I don’t have a choice’: Israel’s Palestinian workers are staying in squalid shacks

Raised without Judaism, Ukraine’s Conservative rabbi now leads 5 Jewish communities through war 

The story behind the stories: How our journalists produced award-winning work last year

Business-funded Super PAC claims victory over AOC-backed candidates in NY primaries

The 125 greatest Jewish movie scenes of all time (1-25)

It Takes A Lot Of Faith To Be An Atheist

How Instagram Brought Back This Nostalgic Soup

What Makes Eli Run?

The Tyranny of Materialism

Science Enters the Mysterious Inner World of Consciousness

  Jew or Not Jew
Saint Clare

Alice Schlesinger

Topher Grace

Maxim Litvinov

Jacob Ries

  Jewish NewsJewish News
Naftali Bennett’s neighbours finally get their driveways back

Anti-Schools Bill petition backed by 10,000 people handed to education secretary

The blinded soldier who went on to be a world-beater in triathlon

Video shows Russia drawn twice at ‘Jewish Olympics’ – as event’s ‘legal adviser’ looks on

Charedim sabotage progressive Western Wall barmitzvah, tearing up prayer books

  News & Views – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
NYC Mayor Launches First US Mobile COVID-19 ‘Test to Treat” Program

NY Gov. Hochul Signs Law Restoring Business Access to Low-Cost Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Where Am I: Official Residence

PA Says Bullet That Killed Abu Akleh to be Examined by US

Hearing Gets Intense Over Accusations of Growing Antisemitism at CUNY Schools

  Washington Jewish Week
Fire consumes Camp Airy dining hall, but not the memories of it

David Schon

Warren Miller

Richard Stuart Lieberman

Jordan Paul Lerner

  My Jewish Learning
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