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Column: Bullying The Victim Over a Nazi-Like Salute. Alabama-style?

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Kevin Kline’s character Otto from “A Fish Called Wanda” was outdone by Alabama high school officials who demanded that a Jewish student apologize for something he did not do and disregarded any thought of apologizing for his teacher’s action – leading his class in a Nazi-like salute.

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Letter: Are We Witnessing “Jewish Karma:” Middah K’Neged Middah (Measure For Measure) in Ukraine?

Who is to say that right now Hashem is not acting measure for measure against the Ukrainian people for their massive collaboration with the Nazis in which they enthusiastically assisted in the murder of hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian Jews?

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Far From Home-Less

As we complete the book of Exodus with the construction of the Holy Sanctuary, I can’t help thinking of the following quote from 2021’s Academy Award’s winning film, "Nomadland." “I may be houseless, but not homeless” was one of the opening phrases by the laconic but sensitive, Fern.

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JEWISHcolorado Launches Emergency Campaign for Ukraine

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, JEWISHcolorado has joined the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) $16 million emergency campaign to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable Jewish populations living in Ukraine.

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Disaster Recovery Update: Two Weeks Left To Apply For Assistance

Community Members affected by the Marshall Fire and straight-line winds disaster have two weeks left to apply for federal disaster assistance. The deadline for both FEMA disaster assistance and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans is Wednesday March 2, 2022.

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Never Be Lonely

My first encounter with Chabad came about in 1960 when I was seventeen, and a friend invited me to a farbrengen where the Rebbe spoke. From that moment, I was totally smitten with the movement. It was a very cold winter day, and I remember feeling that although my body …

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Column: Deborah Lipstadt’s Nomination: 6-Month Delay Thanks to A 6-Year-Old’s Mindset

Tracking Nancy Pelosi’s Gazpacho police must be a rigorous chore, yet the idiocy of the congresswoman who fabricated the story hardly compares with blocking the appointment of an antisemitism monitor or undermining the attorney-general over disruptions at local school board meetings that weaponize antisemitism.

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Letter: Israel Apartheid: Not

With all of the horrendous human rights violations across the globe, three "human rights" organizations,  Amnesty International,  Human Rights Watch and B'Tselmen are rarely heard from except when they fill the airwaves with the allegation that Israel is an apartheid state.

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Now Open: Groundbreaking Virtual Reality Exhibit Debuts on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

–The Journey Back: A VR Experience groundbreaking virtual reality experience transforming Holocaust education and remembrance is now open to the public at Illinois Holocaust Museum. Debuting on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, The Journey Back features breakthrough technology that immerses visitors in an intimate experience with Holocaust Survivors.

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Column: Whoopi’s Petty Distinctions

Silly sideshows dominate much of the news on Israel and other Jewish and general issues. So much so that keeping up with them amounts to “posing problems that would cross a rabbi’s eyes,” to quote Tevye as he croons “If I were a rich man” in the musical “Fiddler on the Roof.”

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Hazon Announces Winners of Shmita-Themed Art Competition

Hazon, the Jewish Lab for Sustainability, has announced the winners of its inaugural art competition, the Shmita Prizes, after collecting nearly 250 submissions from 11 different countries over the course of 10 months.

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Column: Give Colleyville the Hollywood Touch – To Confront Anti-Semitism

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Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker needs to suspend his job search for a new pulpit. Instead, he must find a literary agent – if none of them have found him yet – and publish a book recounting his background and the 11 hours that Malik Faisal Akram held him hostage at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas on January 15.

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Letter: From Kishinev to Colleyville

Is it just a coincidence that year in and year out "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion," a  forgery about Jewish power, remains a best seller in Muslim bookstores throughout the world?

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