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Finding A Place For Oneself Within Oneself

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The word “place” has several different meanings just as a noun. There is the objective meaning of a specific geographic location. For instance, when we say so-and-so has a nice place, we are referring...
Franciszka and Stefan Themersons. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish anti-fascist film thought destroyed by Nazis gets world premiere

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A Polish Jewish couple’s anti-fascist movie thought to have been destroyed by the Nazis was shown to the public for the first time in more than 80 years. The 1931 anti-fascist short film “Europa,” by...
Photo President Herzog : Kobi Gideon/GPO

Headlines from the 10th annual Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference today at the Museum of...

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President Isaac Herzog addresses the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference: “Iran is exploiting the world’s inaction, this lack of coordination—a clear threat to international peace and security.” President Herzog spoke of the importance of international dialogue...
Cristobal Colon en la corte de los Reyes Catolicos by Juan Cordero, 1850 Museo Nacional de Arte, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Cristobal Colon i el djudeo-espanyol

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Los investigadores ke estudiaron las letras, dokumentos i livros ke eskrivio el deskuvridor del kontinente amerikano se demandan komo es posible ke Colon alkanso un nivel de ekspresion literaria ke desha a la persona...
Kathryn Hahn, May 2016. Credit: T'ruah via Wikimedia Commons.

Jews need to opt out of the ‘woke victim’ competition

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Maybe the problem is that we should stop paying so much attention to what comedians say. Too much of our national discourse has become the function of what writers for late-night comedy shows say...
Comedian Dave Chappelle in the “The Closer,” 2021. Credit: Netflix.

Cancel culture is no laughing matter

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Comedian Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix special, “The Closer,” is making the rounds but not for its hilarity. No, its high ratings can be attributed to the venom that it has elicited from the mainstream...
Northeast Alabama Cherokee Chief Larry Smith and Seth Penn. Credit: John Buhler/AITF.

Alabama Cherokee tribe establishes ties with Israel, recognizes ‘undivided’ Jerusalem

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The Northeast Alabama Cherokee held a ceremony on Sept. 25 in Guntersville, Ala., to establish a relationship with Israel. There, the tribe presented a resolution, unanimously passed by the Tribal Council, recognizing the “sovereign...
Jared Kushner, who served as senior adviser to his father-in-law, former U.S. President Donald Trump, and was a key negotiator in helping to make the accords a reality, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, with Israeli politicians in the Knesset as part of the newly formed Abraham Accords Caucus in the Knesset on Oct. 11, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israeli Knesset launches Abraham Accords Caucus on anniversary of normalization agreements

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Several hundred dignitaries and guests, including Israeli government ministers, Knesset members, foreign ambassadors and mayors gathered in the Knesset auditorium on Monday afternoon for the launch of the Knesset’s “Abraham Accords Caucus,” whose mission...
Professor Joshua Angrist, winner of the 2021 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics. Source: YouTube.

Former Hebrew University professor wins Nobel Memorial Prize in economics

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Joshua Angrist was awarded the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel on Monday for his “methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.” Angrist,...
Israeli Ambassador to the U.N. Gilad Erdan, in his first address to the Security Council, Oct. 26, 2020. Source: Facebook/Gilad Erdan.

Israel’s US envoy blasts ‘ignorant and hypocritical’ Ben & Jerry’s founders

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Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations blasted the founders of ice-cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry’s on Monday, saying their remarks in an interview published the day before displayed “ignorance and...