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2021 Emmys Jewish nominees

(JTA) — At the last Emmy Awards, “Schitt’s Creek,” the comedy from Jewish father-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, swept the night, winning every comedy category for its sixth and final season. While there’s no big Jewish show to cheer on for an...

 

Jewish Pro-Life Foundation files Amicus brief to SCOTUS

Cecily Routman, president of the Jewish Pro-life Foundation, stated today: in the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health case. The Jewish Pro-Life Foundation has filed an Amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the Dobbs v Jackson...

 
 By Israel Kasnett    News    August 13, 2021

Israel faces Russia policy change, or perhaps political posturing, regarding Syria

(JNS) — Lebanese media outlets as well as Saudi Arabia’s London-based Asharq Al-Awsat have reported that Israel’s freedom of action against Iran in Syria is dwindling as Russia makes changes to its policy vis-à-vis its relationship with...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Israeli Cabinet approves first state budget in three years (JNS) — The Israeli Cabinet on Monday unanimously approved the state budget for 2022-2021, after marathon negotiations that began on Sunday morning and ran throughout the night. “Israel...

 

RJC: It won't delete tweet critical of JDCA not confronting anti-Semitism, despite legal threats

(JNS) — The Republican Jewish Coalition publicly stated on Monday that it will not comply with a threat from the Jewish Democratic Council of America of legal action if a tweet it posted last month criticizing the JDCA is not deleted. The tweet...

 

For these US Jews of color, encountering Israel's diversity was an eye-opening and affirming experience

JERUSALEM – Arel Moodie, the son of a white Jewish mother and a Black father, experienced a core identity struggle through most of his teenage years. "It was one of the biggest pieces of turmoil in...

 
 By Ariel Kahana    News    August 13, 2021

Ecuador's largest grocer takes Ben & Jerry's off the shelf

(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Ecuador’s largest supermarket chain, owned by El Rosado Group, has announced that it will no longer sell ice-cream manufactured by Unilever, which owns Ben & Jerry’s. The company has more than 180 stores across Ecuador...

 

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