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Daily Archives: September 10, 2021

Israeli actor and screenwriter Lior Raz. Photo by Noa Nir.

Lior Raz on new show shot in Brooklyn, remembering 9/11 and being called sexy

Being an international action star might be enough for some, but not for Lior Raz. Rather than rest on his laurels and three seasons of the groundbreaking Netflix show “Fauda,” he decided to make...
A gate with a Star of David on it. Credit: Shutterstock/Peter Ekvall.

Looking back and ahead: Analyzing US, Jewish communal security concerns post-9/11

As Americans gather this year to remember the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, they do so amid a landscape that is increasingly divided domestically, where hate crimes are at a record high,...
Photo by Daveynin, via Wikimedia Commons

Two Jewish Issues the Biden Administration Must Clear Up

The Biden administration’s actions beg two disturbing Jewish-themed questions: Why would a president lie about such an insignificant detail as visiting a Pittsburgh synagogue? How can a U.S. Foreign Service officer be effective at...
Slovakian Jews being deported by the government during World War II after authorities signed an agreement with Germany in March 1942. Credit: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Slovakia apologizes for World War II laws against Jews

The Slovakian government apologized on Wednesday for World War II-era laws that stripped Jews of their rights. On the 80th anniversary marking the adoption of the “Jewish Code” on Sept. 9, 1941, the Slovakian government...
Carmichael Hall in the Residence Quad at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Tufts student wakes up on Shabbat to find mezuzah gone, groups lodge complaint

Tufts University Police Department has launched an investigation after a student reported that the mezuzah affixed to his dorm room was stolen on Sept. 4. According to the school, the student was awakened by laughter and other...
Chemnitz, Germany. Credit: Shutterstock/Tupungato

German man convicted of 2018 anti-Semitic assault on kosher restaurant

A German man was found guilty on Wednesday of an anti-Semitic attack that took place in 2018 after his DNA was found on a stone used in the assault, reported The Associated Press. The Chemnitz district...
Rabbi Levi Slonim, director of programming and development of Chabad at Binghamton: “Our response to the 9/11 tragedy should be to resolve to do something meaningful with this day.” Credit: Courtesy.

Binghamton University’s Mitzvah Marathon to mark 20th year of Sept. 11 attacks

The Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Student Life and Hillel at Binghamton will sponsor its annual Mitzvah Marathon Fair in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks for members of the campus...
Omar Bin Laden, the youngest son of Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the 9/11 terror attacks. Source: Screenshot.

Bin Laden son feels ‘shame, horror’ towards father’s actions, wants to visit Israel

The son of Osama bin Laden, the slain leader of the Al-Qaeda terror group, reflected on the crimes of his father associated with the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and said he hopes...
The Arizona State Capitol. Credit: Shutterstock.

Arizona first state to divest from Unilever over Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream boycott

Arizona moved to divest from Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry’s, over the ice-cream maker’s decision to stop selling its products in the West Bank and parts of Jerusalem, becoming the first state to...

Gulf Air to launch flights between Bahrain and Israel

Bahrain’s Gulf Air announced via Twitter on Thursday that it will begin two weekly, direct flights to Tel Aviv starting on Sept. 30. Ambassador Houda Nonoo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain...