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Matti Friedman: US Jews do not understand Israel

September 30, 2019 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2019/09/matti-friedman-us-jews-do-not.htmlIt’s always worthwhile listening to Matti Friedman, one of the foremost proponents of a new paradigm for understanding Israel as a ‘Mizrahi Nation’ – in terms of culture, religion and politics. The categories espoused by […]

Algerian family sues professor for claiming they are Jewish

September 29, 2019 Eldad Tzioni

http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2019/09/algerian-family-sues-professor-for.html Screenshot from video accusing Abdelmajid Taboun of being Jewish In Algeria, university professor Issa Bin Aggoun has accused former Prime Minister Abdelmajid Taboun of really being Jewish whose real first name was Benjamin. Taboun […]

29-Sep-19: As we prepare for the High Holy Day season

September 29, 2019 Ian

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/jNPo/~3/suwf66vtqVk/29-sep-19-as-we-prepare-for-high-holy.htmlFrom a tweet we just posted [here] (Clicking the photo will enlarge it.) That’s about all we want to say about Jewish leadership for now. A happy new year and good wishes to all.

Book Review: How To Fight Anti-Semitism

September 29, 2019 Eldad Tzioni

http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2019/09/book-review-how-to-fight-anti-semitism.html Bari Weiss’ How To Fight Anti-Semitism has been the talk of the Jewish world for the past couple of weeks. In six relatively short chapters, Weiss goes into details of her shock at the […]

A piyut for Rosh Hashana

September 29, 2019 Ian

http://jewishrefugees.blogspot.com/2019/09/a-piyut-for-rosh-hashana.html The words of this stirring  psalm or  piyut, Adonai Shmati,  sung on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, echo the words of the Prophet Habbakuk 3:2. Here are various interpretations in the Sephardi style.     […]

Shana Tova Umetuka – 5780

September 29, 2019 Ziy0nadmin

https://anneinpt.wordpress.com/2019/09/29/shana-tova-umetuka-5780/Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins tonight, and lasts for 2 days, until sundown on Tuesday night.  The Jewish year follows the lunar calendar, and the number counts the number of years since Creation. […]

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