By Simone Zimmerman
Berkeley’s Choice To Nix Palestinian Course Disgusts Me as a Jewish Alum
The Obama Administration just approved a $38 billion foreign aid package to the Israeli government. This is the largest aid package to Israel in history, ensuring Israel can maintain the largest and strongest military in the region. And yet, some of Israel’s advocates in Northern California say they’ve been battling for Israel’s very existence. The…
Donald Trump Is Actually the Perfect Person To Speak at AIPAC
Many AIPAC supporters are shocked that the policy conference has invited Republican front-runner Donald Trump to be a speaker this year. I’m not. In fact, I think Trump and AIPAC are a great shidduch. Far from being a deviation from AIPAC’s norm, this invitation is perfectly emblematic of their strategy. Anyone who’s been watching AIPAC…
J Street U Bounced by Berkeley Group
Students at the University of California, Berkeley, have stood at the forefront of progressive movements throughout history, from free speech, to civil rights, to the recent protests against tuition fee hikes. Student activists at our school, many of them Jewish, have displayed great political courage, following in the footsteps of other Jewish leaders who have…
How to talk about Israel with someone you disagree with
Escaping Gaza, for fun: Israelis take to ‘escape rooms’ that mimic war
Who were the most (and least) Jewish presidents?
Dear Jewish summer camps: It’s time to tell our children the truth about Israel and Palestine
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„אױטאָריטאַריש און אומקאָמפּעטענט“: באַשולדיקונגען קעגן דער דירעקטאָרשע פֿון וואַרשעס ייִדישן היסטאָרישן אינסטיטוטWarsaw’s Jewish Historical Institute publicly calls its director authoritarian and incompetent
אין דעם עקסקלוסיוון באַריכט באַשרײַבט פֿיליפּ שוואַרץ די אַטמאָספֿער פֿון פּחד וואָס באַהערשט איצט די אָנגעזעענע אינסטיטוציע.
He racked up big endorsements for the LA school board. Then his antisemitic social media posts surfaced
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Jewish Deli and Yiddish Cooking in a TikTok World
Tue., Feb. 27, 2024 • 1 P.M. ET
Today many young people are creating and sharing short cooking videos through social media channels like TikTok. For Jews from non-traditional or non-religious backgrounds this has become a fun way to engage with their Jewish identity.
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