A boy named Berel, age 9, was unimpressed. “Eh, we see a lot of police these days,” he said. “We’ve got it at our school, too.”
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“We are in an epidemic in New York City, of all places, for the Jewish community.”
The grocery at the center of a protracted shootout sits next to a study hall and worship center, the Greenville Shul, in a Yiddish-speaking community.
“It was a huge innovation in any kind of manuscript production to have this much information on a single page and for it to still make sense.”
The saga of Volodymyr Zelensky — the Jewish comedian elected president of Ukraine — was already mind-boggling. Now it’s taken a turn for the surreal, as the 41-year-old has assumed a place not just as head of a country of 44 million people, but also at the center of a potentially historic American political scandal. The allegations against Trump: In July, Trump asked Zelensky to investigate Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Democrats are calling Trump’s alleged solicitation of a foreign power to act on his behalf against a political rival grounds for impeachment and say they are opening an inquiry to explore that possibility. It’s a story that even Zelensky, who starred as a fictional president on his television show “Servant of the People,” couldn’t have made up. Here are some key facts about Zelensky and Ukraine.
Megan Rapinoe is the Sue Bird of soccer, actually.
As raucous as this Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade will be, the one that happened six years ago was especially fabulous. Just days before, the Supreme Court had overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, the law forbidding LGBTQ people to marry.
“I like to think our peace, love, and light affect their hate. We cannot hide, we must not be fearful. We must let our light shine.”
“We say that the internet is the new KKK hood. It’s the mask people put on to be able to say the hateful things they couldn’t have previously said.”