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Remembering the Holocaust

Remembering the Holocaust

At the culminating event of Black Rock Elementary School Holocaust Unit, Holocaust survivor Anita Schorr, Gabriella van Rij, and Gail Ostrow gathered on Monday, April 7th, the 20th anniversary of… Read more »

Temple Mount violence injures two police officers, forces visiting rabbi to evacuate

Temple Mount violence injures two police officers, forces visiting rabbi to evacuate

(JNS.org) Two Israeli border police officers were injured and 24 arrests were made Sunday morning as Arab youths rioted violently at the Temple Mount, throwing fireworks and rocks at security… Read more »

Abbas reportedly threatens to dismantle Palestinian Authority

Abbas reportedly threatens to dismantle Palestinian Authority

(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas has reportedly threatened to dismantle the PA, a move that would potentially dissolve the 1993 Oslo Accords and leave Israel – according to… Read more »

Obama signs law that will bar new Iranian U.N. envoy from entering U.S.

Obama signs law that will bar new Iranian U.N. envoy from entering U.S.

(JNS.org) President Barack Obama, whose administration already said it would deny a visa to newly appointed Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Hamid Aboutalebi, on Friday signed a law that… Read more »

U.S., terror victims’ families agree on sale of Iran-linked New York skyscraper

U.S., terror victims’ families agree on sale of Iran-linked New York skyscraper

(JNS.org) In the largest terrorism-related forfeiture in U.S. history, the U.S. government has agreed to distribute the proceeds of the sale of an Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper and other buildings to… Read more »

Group calls out U.S. for failing to address airline’s discrimination against Israelis

Group calls out U.S. for failing to address airline’s discrimination against Israelis

(JNS.org) The Lawfare Project, a nonprofit that says it facilitates “responses to the perversion and misapplication of international & national human rights law,” called out U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony… Read more »

Egyptian authorities intercept attempted smuggling of Jewish artifacts

Egyptian authorities intercept attempted smuggling of Jewish artifacts

(JNS.org) Several dozen Jewish artifacts were intercepted by Egyptian authorities before they could be smuggled out of the country. According to a statement by Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, authorities… Read more »

Kansas hate crime didn’t emerge from a vacuum

Kansas hate crime didn’t emerge from a vacuum

By Ben Cohen/JNS.org   When you look at the image of Frazier Glenn Cross, AKA Glenn Miller, the shooter who cold-bloodedly murdered three Christians in a bloody eve-of-Passover spree at… Read more »

B’NAI MITZVAH

B’NAI MITZVAH

SAMANTHA CROTTY, daughter of William and Leslie Crotty, will celebrate her bat mitzvah on Saturday, April 26 at Congregation B’nai Israel in Southbury.   SHANA CROTTY, daughter of William and… Read more »

Torah Portion – Kedoshim

Torah Portion – Kedoshim

By Rabbi Ilana C. Garber   What was one of the holiest moments in your life? I remember my wedding day: standing under the chupah with my beloved, participating in… Read more »

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