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Major US Jewish philanthropists decry Western Wall backtrack, conversion bill - The Times of Israel;

Major US Jewish philanthropists decry Western Wall backtrack, conversion bill - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelMajor US Jewish philanthropists decry Western Wall backtrack, conversion billThe Times of IsraelWomen from the Women of the Wall group pray at the women's section of the Western Wall, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Michal Fattal/Courtesy Women of the Wall). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Haim Saban · Lynn ...and more »

Security Flaw In Israeli Propaganda App Exposed User Data - Forward;

Security Flaw In Israeli Propaganda App Exposed User Data - Forward

ForwardSecurity Flaw In Israeli Propaganda App Exposed User DataForwardAn app designed to help users spread pro-Israel messages on social media contained a security flaw that exposed the email addresses of its users, The Intercept reported Friday. Act.il was developed by three pro-Israel groups that receive funding from ...and more »

Wall deal reversal irks local Jews - Cleveland Jewish News;

Wall deal reversal irks local Jews - Cleveland Jewish News

Cleveland Jewish NewsWall deal reversal irks local JewsCleveland Jewish NewsThe place where a plaza for mixed-gender prayer was supposed to be placed at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem's Old City. AP Photo / Sebastian Scheiner. prev. next. Northeast Ohio Jews were blindsided by a halt in the ...and more »

Chicago Jewish LGBT Leader: 'To Be Told I Don't Belong Feels So Sad' - Forward;

Chicago Jewish LGBT Leader: 'To Be Told I Don't Belong Feels So Sad' - Forward

ForwardChicago Jewish LGBT Leader: 'To Be Told I Don't Belong Feels So Sad'ForwardStephanie Goldfarb is a social worker at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago and also the winner of “America's Best Cook” on the Food Network and proprietor of Seven Species Supper Club, a bimonthly dinner at her home in Edgewater.and more »

Anti-Semitism Has Infected Progressivism - TIME;

Anti-Semitism Has Infected Progressivism - TIME

TIMEAnti-Semitism Has Infected ProgressivismTIMELast weekend, organizers of a gay pride parade in Chicago ejected three people carrying pride flags emblazoned with a Jewish Star of David. Subsequent bizarre statements attempting to rationalize their action, claiming that Zionism is “an inherently ...and more »

Anti-Semitism back with a vengeance in Europe - The Nation

Anti-Semitism back with a vengeance in EuropeThe NationRe: “It's not anti-Semitic to criticise global domination of Rothschilds”, Have Your Say, June 30. All good stuff, but the current debate is body-swerving the monstrous scale of European anti-Semitism which is being covered up by the mainstream media.and more »

Netanyahu Denies Blaming Liberal Jews For Western Wall Crisis - Forward;

Netanyahu Denies Blaming Liberal Jews For Western Wall Crisis - Forward

ForwardNetanyahu Denies Blaming Liberal Jews For Western Wall CrisisForward(JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has flatly denied a report that it instructed diplomats to blame non-Orthodox Jews for the controversy over the Western Wall. Israeli diplomats in North America were told to blame the Reform ...and more »

Controversial Israeli conversion bill delayed for 6 months - Jewish Journal;

Controversial Israeli conversion bill delayed for 6 months - Jewish Journal

Jewish JournalControversial Israeli conversion bill delayed for 6 monthsJewish JournalPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a six-month delay in consideration of a controversial bill that would have made the haredi Orthodox-dominated Chief Rabbinate the only body authorized by the government to perform conversions in Israel.and more »

Israeli PM wants bill that irked liberal Jews delayed - Chron.com

Israeli PM wants bill that irked liberal Jews delayedChron.comJERUSALEM (AP) — A bill that would enshrine ultra-Orthodox monopoly over Jewish conversions in Israel will hopefully be postponed to allow time for the thorny issue to be resolved, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an apparent attempt ...and more »

Netanyahu's office denies trying to blame liberal Jews for Western Wall crisis - The Times of Israel;

Netanyahu's office denies trying to blame liberal Jews for Western Wall crisis - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelNetanyahu's office denies trying to blame liberal Jews for Western Wall crisisThe Times of IsraelMembers of the Reform and Conservative Jewish movements hold torah scrolls during mixed men and women's prayer at the public square in front of the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City, on May 18, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90) ...and more »

Israeli PM delays conversion bill that angered liberal Jews - LancasterOnline

Israeli PM delays conversion bill that angered liberal JewsLancasterOnlineJERUSALEM (AP) — A bill that would enshrine ultra-Orthodox monopoly over Jewish conversions in Israel will be postponed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday in an apparent attempt to calm tensions with U.S. Jewish groups. The bill, along ...and more »

Dyke March aims for safe space for all — unless you're Jewish - Washington Blade;

Dyke March aims for safe space for all — unless you're Jewish - Washington Blade

Washington BladeDyke March aims for safe space for all — unless you're JewishWashington BladeDyke March, gay news, Washington Blade Pride weekend is a celebration unlike any other. For LGBTQ activists like myself, it is an opportunity to bring our diverse community together. To celebrate how far we have come. And to honor the lives of those ...and more »

Gay Jews asked to leave Chicago Dyke March due to Pride flag featuring Star of David - Gay Star News;

Gay Jews asked to leave Chicago Dyke March due to Pride flag featuring Star of David - Gay Star News

Gay Star NewsGay Jews asked to leave Chicago Dyke March due to Pride flag featuring Star of DavidGay Star NewsDuring this year's annual Dyke March in Chicago, three women carrying a rainbow flag with the Star of David on it were asked to leave. On 24 June, three lesbian Jews were ejected from the Chicago Dyke March by organizers after complaints that their ...and more »

Jewish Agency 'welcomes' Netanyahu's postponing Conversion Bill implementation - Ynetnews

Jewish Agency 'welcomes' Netanyahu's postponing Conversion Bill implementationYnetnewsThe Jewish Agency issued a statement on Friday, folloiwng the the decision of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to postpone the implementation of the Conversion Bill. The bill, promoted by the Shas and United Torah Judaism parties, wants to leave the ...and more »

Reform leader: This is our 'moment to be smart and strategic about all the money we give to Israel' - The Times of Israel;

Reform leader: This is our 'moment to be smart and strategic about all the money we give to Israel' - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelReform leader: This is our 'moment to be smart and strategic about all the money we give to Israel'The Times of IsraelRicky Ben-David Ricky Ben-David is a senior news editor at The Times of Israel. Follow or contact: Twitter · RSS. Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Rick Jacobs · Conversion Bill · Western Wall. Reform leader Rabbi Rick ...and more »

In The Age Of Trump, Hannah Arendt's 66-Year-Old Philosophy Tome Is Selling Bigly - Forward;

In The Age Of Trump, Hannah Arendt's 66-Year-Old Philosophy Tome Is Selling Bigly - Forward

ForwardIn The Age Of Trump, Hannah Arendt's 66-Year-Old Philosophy Tome Is Selling BiglyForwardIn 1951, the Jewish philosopher Hannah Arendt published “The Origins of Totalitarianism,” her 600-page twin study of Nazism and Stalinism. The book received rave reviews; Norman Podhoretz, the Jewish New York intellectual, compared it to an epic poem.and more »

Conversion Bill legislation shelved for 6 months amid Jewish world crisis - JerusalemOnline;

Conversion Bill legislation shelved for 6 months amid Jewish world crisis - JerusalemOnline

JerusalemOnlineConversion Bill legislation shelved for 6 months amid Jewish world crisisJerusalemOnlineAfter an intense week in the Jewish world, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the representatives from the Conservative and Reform Jewish movements have decided that the Conversion Bill legislation will be halted for six months. During this ...and more »

Is Jay-Z 'Going Anti-Semitic' On New Record? - Forward;

Is Jay-Z 'Going Anti-Semitic' On New Record? - Forward

ForwardIs Jay-Z 'Going Anti-Semitic' On New Record?ForwardOn Jay-Z's latest single, the hip-hop superstar makes what some took to be an anti-Semitic comment, rapping that Jewish people “own all the property in America.” Wasnt really expecting Jay-Z to go anti-semitic when I started the new 4:44 album this ...and more »

Leading Reform Rabbi: Kotel Controversy Should Spur American Jews to Engage More With Israel - TheTower.org;

Leading Reform Rabbi: Kotel Controversy Should Spur American Jews to Engage More With Israel - TheTower.org

TheTower.orgLeading Reform Rabbi: Kotel Controversy Should Spur American Jews to Engage More With IsraelTheTower.orgA leading American Reform rabbi said that the best approach to the controversy over canceled plans for an egalitarian prayer area at the Kotel, or Western Wall, would be for American Jews to become more engaged with Israel. Rabbi Richard Block, a ...and more »

Israeli Government, Reform Jews Agree to Seek Delay to Contentious Conversion Bill - Haaretz;

Israeli Government, Reform Jews Agree to Seek Delay to Contentious Conversion Bill - Haaretz

HaaretzIsraeli Government, Reform Jews Agree to Seek Delay to Contentious Conversion BillHaaretzIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem June 25, 2017. RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS. Crisis of historic proportions Israel's ties with U.S. Jews are the latest victim of the Netanyahu era ...and more »