Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Jews Tag

Judaism's Price

10:55 23 July in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer I’ve never really thought about how expensive it is to be Jewish.  I’m not talking about the cost of being culturally Jewish, but rather about the financial burden one must assume to be at least a semi-observant, synagogue-belonging Jew.   One reason is because...

A Polish Education

10:41 15 July in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.957331&w=425&h=350&fv=embedReferer%3D%26embedPageUrl%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.bbc.co.uk%252Fnews%252F10271705%26widgetRevision%3D20677_21220%26legacyPlayerRevision%3D20573_21118%26config_settings_language%3Ddefault%26config_settings_skin%3Dsilver%26companionSize%3D300x60%26companionType%3Dadi%26preroll%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fad.doubleclick.net%252Fpfadx%252Fbbccom.live.site.news%252Fnews_europe_content%253Bslot%253Dcompanion%253Bsz%253D512x288%253Bsectn%253Dnews%253Bctype%253Dcontent%253Bnews%253Deurope%253Badsense_middle%253Dadsense_middle%253Badsense_mpu%253Dadsense_mpu%253Breferrer%253Dnonbbc%253Breferrer_domain%253D%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10055%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10083%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10126%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10139%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10153%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10170%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10189%253Brsi%253DJ08781_10191%253Bheadline%253Dcaringforpoland%252527sjewishgraves%253Btile%253D3%26config%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fnews.bbc.co.uk%252Fplayer%252Femp%252Fconfig%252Fdefault.xml%253F2_26_20959_21121_1_20100621093512%26domId%3Demp-10271705-5481%26playlist%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fplaylists.bbc.co.uk%252Fnews%252F10271705%252B%252Fplaylist.sxml%26size%3DFull%26holdingImage%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fnews.bbcimg.co.uk%252Fmedia%252Fimages%252F48026000%252Fjpg%252F_48026789_jex_716990_de34-1.jpg%26config_settings_autoPlay%3Dtrue%26config_settings_showPopoutButton%3Dfalse%26config_plugin_fmtjLiveStats_pageType%3Deav1%26config_plugin_fmtjLiveStats_edition%3DUS%26fmtjDocURI%3D%252Fnews%252F10271705%26companionId%3Dbbccom_companion_10271705%26config_settings_showShareButton%3Dtrue%26config_settings_showUpdatedInFooter%3Dtrue] BBC News - Poland asks prisoners to care for Je...

The Jews of Dothan

10:49 02 July in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer Can you put a price on living in a Jewish community? Larry Blumberg of Dothan, Alabama hopes you can.  Blumberg, a local businessman, is offering $50,000 to any Jewish family willing to settle in Dothan and grow the local community.  Like the Jewish...

New Angles/Old Topics

14:21 11 June in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer The recent flotilla fiasco has unleashed a torrent of articles about Jews, Israel, Zionism, and any semi-related topic.  Buried beneath the information overload, it has been difficult to pinpoint articles that truly have something new to offer.  But here are some that have...