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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
American Airlines plane with flat tire successfully lands at Ben Gurion Airport

Testing troops’ readiness, IDF launches drill along Lebanon border

Tel Aviv teacher indicted for rape of 12-year-old student

Former Danish chief rabbi Bent Melchior dies at 92

Israeli runner finishes women’s 5000m final in 10th place

  Kveller
Our Pandemic Bat Mitzvah Was Actually Better Than What We Had Planned

8 Incredible Israeli Shows to Watch This Summer

This Jewish Grandma, 99, Teaches Computer Classes and Writes Book Reviews

9 Jewish Things to Know About 1996 Olympic Legend Kerri Strug

Jewish Olympian Jessica Fox Is Now a Gold Medalist. Mazel Tov!

 
  American Jewish World Service – AJWS
Winning the Fight for Vaccine Equity in the Dominican Republic

Haiti Is at a Crossroads: The United States and International Community Must Ensure Haitians Can Determine Their Own Future

Leading Jewish Human Rights Group Applauds House Appropriations Committee for Advancing Legislation That Promotes Global Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

300 Jewish Religious Leaders Call for Repeal of the Anti-Choice Hyde and Helms Amendments

House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) Holds Historic LGBTQI+ Rights Hearing

           
     
  Jewish WeekJewish Week
Brooklyn protesters call for intifada • Biden names NYC rabbi to religion commission • Tel Aviv herring shop coming to UWS

De Blasio has vax advice for Rosh Hashanah • Chaim Deutsch gets 3 months • Rodeph Sholom’s new rabbi

Former Councilman Chaim Deutsch Gets 3 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

For Rodeph Sholom’s New Senior Rabbi, Judaism Is a Search for Belonging

An Artisanal Gefilte Fish Purveyor Wants You to Eat More Vegan Food

  NYT > World > Middle East
Tunisia’s President Holds Forth on Freedoms After Seizing Power

Riots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel’s Mixed Towns

Biden Promised to Restore the Iran Nuclear Deal. Now It Risks Derailment.

Murder Trial in Sweden Could Shine Unsavory Light on Iran’s New President

Ruth Pearl, Mother of Murdered Reporter Daniel Pearl, Dies at 85

  Forward
Billie Eilish promotes her new album to Israelis, and draws social media ire

A new video game has you ‘Heal Hitler’ — should we be outraged?

In St. Louis, a Torah curtain tells the story of a woman of valor

Your weekend reads: Jackie Mason, faux pets for Holocaust survivors, and the Bintel podcast

The most antisemitic thing that ever happened to me (and to you)

 
       
     
  Aish.com: Current Issues
Why Iranian Judo Athlete Dedicated His Silver Medal to Israel

The Hook-Up Culture is Eroding the Value of Marriage

What Happened When I Took a Cell Phone Break for 730 Days

Jackie Mason’s Life and Jokes

The Money You Give Away Is Yours Forever

 
  Jew or Not Jew
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Ryan Lavarnway

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  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Tel Aviv’s Sherry Herring sandwich shop to open on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Israel’s judo team wins bronze medal in Olympics mixed team competition

Sharon Kleinbaum, rabbi of New York City LGBTQ synagogue, picked to rejoin US religious freedom commission

Brooklyn protesters call for intifada • Biden names NYC rabbi to religion commission • Tel Aviv herring shop coming to UWS

The Anti-Defamation League and Hillel are now working together to document antisemitism on campus

 
   
       
     
  News & Views – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
Netanyahu Slams Bennett’s New Budget, Calls it ‘Abbas Tax’

UNRWA-Paid Teachers Celebrate Deaths of Israelis, Support Terrorism

Supreme Court May Compel Israel to Evict Arab Squatters from Jewish Homes in Sheikh Jarrah

Pew: Religious People Less Likely to Believe in UFOs

Lapid-Bennett Cabinet Approves First New Budget Since 2018

 
  Washington Jewish Week
Where do you stand on the Ben & Jerry’s settlements boycott? Take our taste test.

Strawberry daiquiri? Pumpkin spice? We tried these hummus flavors so you don’t have to.

Power of refusal

Deborah Lipstadt, noted Holocaust historian, is Biden’s pick for antisemitism envoy

Schmaltz is the secret ingredient you need for your salad

 
  My Jewish Learning
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