Memmi won recognition for his 1972 autobiographical novel “The Salt Statue,” in which he dealt with antisemitism and the marginalization of Jews in his native country.
In November 2019, SJP at California State University at Fullerton erected an “apartheid wall” exhibit that included a panel with a message reading “Zionism=racism.”
Canada’s flagship national Jewish newspaper of record became a coronavirus casualty when it announced that its April 9 issue would be its last after 60 years of publication.
Rabbi Shabbatai HaKohen was a noted 17’th century sage famous for this 1646 book ‘Lips of the Priest’ which gave him his nickname ‘Shakh’.
The Conference of Presidents was created in response to then-cecretary of state John Foster Dulles’ declaration that he would only deal with one Jewish organization. So, out of many, we made one.
The reason that we need to sit with the astonishing nature of this reality is that it represents a change in the entire Jewish world for the years and decades that will come.
Now there’s a fear that when the cultural quarter reopens, it won’t have the same impact in multiple ways.
“I call on the VA to eliminate this antiquated policy and immediately replace these inappropriate and insensitive headstones,” Wasserman Schultz said.
“With the new rules for Jewish immigrants, the federal government has come to a socially responsible decision, fulfilling its historical responsibility,” Josef Schuster said.
One less hailed Israeli show that you definitely should be watching is called “Hashoter Hatov” — Hebrew for “The Good Cop.”