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Padma Lakshmi’s docuseries “Taste the Nation” returned to Hulu this week — with schmaltz and pickles. bit.ly/3ENoFQ1
I will be live tweeting the @RJC conference in #LasVegas this weekend. Speakers include Trump, @NikkiHaley , @GovRonDeSantis, @tedcruz and other 2024 hopefuls. Already hearing that the mood in the closed meetings is very good re 2022.
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"Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Susie Essman has cornered the market on Jewish mothers. bit.ly/31ESDaZ
Established in the late 1980s in Israel, Lev Tahor adheres to an extreme interpretation of kosher dietary rules and requires women to be covered from head to toe with black veils. bit.ly/3BJiL0F
The first-ever same-sex marriage between two Conservative rabbis took place last month at Camp Ramah. bit.ly/2YmRjbm
Dozens of members of Lev Tahor, the fundamentalist Jewish sect that sought asylum in Iran, were just detained in northern Iraq and deported. This happened as the child kidnapping trial of the sect's leaders began in New York jta.org/2021/11/05/glo…
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Women of the Wall’s monthly prayer service at the Western Wall was disrupted by more than 100 Orthodox protesters after former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amplified the protesters’ cause. bit.ly/3bGuKl0
The letter brought together the ADL and the O.U., two groups often on opposite sides of church-state issues. bit.ly/3CNCa1O
Israeli lawmakers approved a national budget for the first time in more than three years, averting a government collapse. bit.ly/3k9u102
Meet @Yael_Averbuch: Former Jewish soccer star, advocate for players' rights, and now, GM of a playoff team. bit.ly/3wh94W0
Opinion | A teenage autograph book that survived the Holocaust is a rare and meaningful memento, writes Steve North. bit.ly/3q5fYMT
For nearly 40 years, a prayer minyan has gathered prior to the New York City Marathon. Here's the history behind it: bit.ly/3CO2RDw
The @RJC conference will feature a number of 2024 hopefuls, including Donald Trump and Mike Pence. bit.ly/3mHggHQ
Arbeiter founded a Boston-based Holocaust memorial and organization for local survivors. bit.ly/3BPuFWG
Meet the two Israeli entrepreneurs who are turning verses from the Torah into NFTs. bit.ly/3bEbIvu
The prestigious Booker Prize for fiction has gone to a South African’s novel about a Jewish woman’s dying wish. bit.ly/3CGM45b
The Israeli documentary “Speer Goes to Hollywood” traces the attempted reinvention of Albert Speer, who served as Hitler’s architect and was sentenced during the Nuremburg Trials. bit.ly/3mJttje
The sanctions mean the companies can no longer use American technologies, though American customers can still purchase their products. bit.ly/3EHbMXS
Last month, Murphy secured the endorsement of the Lakewood Vaad, the council of Orthodox religious leaders. bit.ly/3bD41pv
The U.S. Senate confirmed Tom Nides to be U.S. ambassador to Israel on Wednesday night. bit.ly/3BK6Gbt
“The first thing you see right when you walk in the lobby is a piece that explores what it means to be a Jew,” explained Sergio Simon, president of the museum. bit.ly/3BLgdyT
A growing number of Jewish and non-Jewish winemakers have stepped into the Spanish kosher market, revitalizing the country’s long-lost kosher wine lineage. bit.ly/3GMwozX
Seth Lipsky, who edited the Forward's English-language weekly edition before launching the New York Sun in 2002, sold the publication in an undisclosed cash and stock deal to Dovid Efune, until recently the top editor at the Algemeiner. bit.ly/3CKMLdT
Twitter's new Middle East news curator apologized for past tweets that were harshly critical of Israel. bit.ly/3mGPajU
“They’re ruining our country, these vaccine Nazis,” Marjorie Taylor Greene said Tuesday. bit.ly/3nXAcWe
Opinion | "Sigd is not only a gathering of the living, but also a day to remember and be reunited with those that have passed," writes Shula Mola. bit.ly/3BFAVAf
A longtime leader of Romania's Jewish community has died at 89. bit.ly/3k49lql
Park East Synagogue's former assistant rabbi has started his own Shabbat service three blocks away from the synagogue. bit.ly/3EWGRaj
The Atlanta Braves won the World Series — thanks in large part to Jewish ace Max Fried. bit.ly/3mIksqY
Eric Adams will become the 110th mayor of New York City and the city’s second Black mayor — even as one major bloc of Jewish voters spurned him. bit.ly/3EB5zwo
Republican Glenn Youngkin defeated former Gov. Terry McAuliffe to become Virginia’s governor in a race that was fraught with charges of antisemitism. bit.ly/3CWeBnD
The bill defines symbols of hate as symbols of white supremacy, neo-Nazi ideology, and the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, among others. bit.ly/31qQn71
At a recent Arizona school board meeting, a woman accused “the Jews” of being responsible for COVID vaccines and running a shadow government. bit.ly/3EDeqOf
Budapest has a new kosher burger joint. Now it just needs Israeli tourists to return. bit.ly/3GVdabt
“As the country with the most start-ups per capita in the world, we must channel our efforts to saving our world,” Bennett said. bit.ly/3nPFiUn
Hundreds of students gathered to mourn the destruction of an imitation Torah at George Washington University. jta.org/2021/11/02/uni…
With COVID-19 vaccines now approved for children, some rabbis are creating prayers to mark the occasion. bit.ly/3mAFEii
Today is Election Day in New York. Here’s what Jewish voters need to know. bit.ly/3pYOrwx
A Jewish community spanning state lines in the Midwest includes Reform and Conservative congregations that share resources — including a building and a rabbi. bit.ly/3BMRtXj
France's chief rabbi weighed in on the Jewish far-right provocateur who may run for president: “Antisemite? Certainly. A racist? Definitely.” bit.ly/3GGQVWr
3 House Democrats are asking the State Department to conduct a review to learn why 9 Nazi war criminals were allowed to die “comfortably in the United States" while awaiting deportation. bit.ly/3pY8hbA
Trump also repeated his disappointment with the U.S. Jewish community for not voting for him in the 2020 election. bit.ly/2Y4M3sE
With the addition of Garrett Stubbs to the @astros roster, there are now four Jewish players in the World Series, a likely record. bit.ly/3EQz4uD
Major retailers are responding quickly to customer complaints about Hanukkah products they say are culturally inappropriate or misinformed. bit.ly/3EzkeZg
Police in Austin, Texas are investigating a possible case of arson after a fire was lit outside a synagogue Sunday night. bit.ly/3my9tjB
The Lincoln Project organized a protest that included demonstrators posing as the white supremacists from the deadly Charlottesville rally. bit.ly/3budbUW
Five members of Congress are calling on television providers to increase access to Jewish-themed programming as a way of fighting antisemitism. bit.ly/3GGaa2d
Aravrit is a script that combines the top halves of Arabic characters with the bottom halves of Hebrew ones. bit.ly/3w4W7OO
A rally is set to take place today at @GWtweets after a fraternity's replica Torah was vandalized. jta.org/2021/11/01/uni…
“They thought I was nuts,” he said. bit.ly/3w8cXN4
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