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Daily Archives: March 10, 2021

The cover of the “Guide to Passover,” produced by the Orthodox Union. Credit: Courtesy.

Orthodox Union releases its ‘Guide to Passover’ 2021

The Orthodox Union has released its annual “Guide to Passover,” which provides comprehensive guidance about kosher-for-Passover products. This year’s edition, available in both PDF and online database formats, features nearly 30,000 kosher-for-Passover products and charts...
The Jewish Future Pledge calls on worldwide Jewish donors to allocate at least half of their charitable dollars transferred at death to Jewish and Israel-related causes. Credit: LightField Studios/Shutterstock.

Jewish Future Pledge expands to next generation with Jewish Youth Pledge

The Jewish Future Pledge, which calls on worldwide Jewish donors to allocate at least half of their charitable dollars transferred at death to Jewish and Israel-related causes, has begun to engage younger members of...
David Bernstein. Credit: Jewish Council for Public Affairs.

Can liberalism be saved from cancel culture?

David Bernstein is a self-described “man of the left.” He’s spent his adult life working in the institutions that embody the ethos of modern Jewish liberalism. That culminated in a five-year term as president...
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Controlling Nuclear Risks: A Basic Obligation of U.S, Law and Policy

Abstract: In principle, especially during a rare historical moment of extra-terrestrial exploration and immunological control, our species ought to render itself capable of managing nuclear threats. Prima facie, after all, the difficulties of transporting complex instrumentation...
Israelis cast their ballots at a voting station in Jerusalem during the third round of elections on March 2, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israeli diplomats abroad kick off voting for 24th Knesset

Voting for the 24th Knesset begins on Wednesday night as 104 polling stations in 99 Israeli embassies and consulates across the globe open their doors to some 4,000 diplomats and representatives stationed abroad. The Israeli...
NBA player Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat used an anti-Semitic slur on the video-game platform Twitch, March 2021. Source: Screenshot.

NBA player caught using anti-Jewish slur on video-game platform

Miami Heat NBA basketball player Meyers Leonard was caught this week using an anti-Semitic slur on Twitch, a live-streaming video-game platform. “Don’t f***ing snipe me, you f***ing kike bitch,” Leonard, 29, said while playing “Call...
Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and chairman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in Brazil’s National Congress, speaks at an event opening the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency in Jerusalem on Dec.15, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Eduardo Bolsonaro: ‘We will work to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization’

Eduardo Bolsonaro, a member of the Chamber of Deputies for São Paulo and the son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, told Israel Hayom in an exclusive interview on Tuesday that he will work to designate Hezbollah...
A Palestinian casts his vote in the municipal elections in the West Bank town of Al-Bireh on Oct. 20, 2012. Photo by Issam Rimawi/Flash90.

Report: Abbas holding elections to coax Biden, Quartet to broker talks with Israel

The Palestinian Authority decided to hold elections because P.A. leader Mahmoud Abbas is laying the groundwork for renewing negotiations with Israel and the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)...
Soldiers' testimonies are read in front of the Kirya military base in central Tel-Aviv, on July 1, 2017. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Advocacy group casts doubt on NGO’s claims of IDF abuses

A new report by a pro-Israel advocacy group presents testimonies from Israeli soldiers contradicting allegations that the Israel Defense Forces committed human rights abuses during “Operation Protection Edge” in 2014. After the conclusion of the...
Egyptian and Israeli officials attend an economic conference in Sharm el-Sheikh in March 2021. Credit: Israeli Intelligence Ministry.

Israeli, Egyptian officials hold largest bilateral conference in 20 years

Some 60 Israeli and Egyptian officials and businesspeople recently took part in the largest bilateral meeting held between the two countries in the last 20 years. The meeting, held in the Egyptian resort city...