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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

anti-Semitism Tag

The Golem in the Attic

16:07 01 February in History, Latest
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By Kayla Green Tucked away in the snowy cobblestone streets of Prague’s Jewish Quarter stands a synagogue that is as old and significant as it is beautiful. With its high, pointed brown roof and few windows, the Old-New Synagogue  maintains old-world style without revealing its true...

Hollywood, Oscars and the Jews

14:54 25 January in Latest, Politics
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By Sophie Taylor This morning's Oscar nominations did no favors to anyone hoping to dispel the myth that Jews control Hollywood. In the nine most prominent categories, all but one (supporting actor) included at least one Jewish Hollywood player; Jews represented nearly a quarter of the...

People of the Book: The Finkler Question and the New Anti-Semitism

15:38 24 November in Arts & Culture, Culture, History, Latest, Politics, Religion
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by Daniel Kieval In Howard Jacobson's Booker-prize winning novel, The Finkler Question, Jewish residents of London are increasingly alarmed by the growing number of anti-Semitic attacks worldwide. The characters receive streams of news reports in which anger or hatred toward Israel fuels violence toward Jews everywhere,...

This Week's Links: Is it Summer yet? Edition

18:16 20 November in Latest, Misc
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs6LTIQHo04] SPAM is back! [CBC Radio One (scroll down)] A nice summary of the basic problems and solutions related to bringing kids to synagogue. [Three Jews Four Opinions] "AJC extended today congratulations to Cem Özdemir, the newly elected co-leader of the Green Party in Germany. Özdemir...