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Obituary - MOLLIE MATZA SOLOMON

Mollie Matza Solomon passed away peacefully in Orlando, Florida, at 92 years of age. Mollie was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Jan. 19, 1929. She was the devoted and loving wife of Morris “Morey” Solomon for over 69 year, whom she married in...

 

Jewish groups blast new resolution put forth at Durban IV

(JNS) — A number of American Jewish organizations slammed a resolution adopted on Wednesday at a high-level meeting at the U.N. General Assembly that commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action stemming from...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    October 8, 2021

Seattle City Council won't bar police from training with Israeli forces

(JTA) — In a contentious meeting last week, the Seattle City Council narrowly voted down legislation that would have prohibited the city’s police department from conducting training with Israeli forces. The bill, which was defeated by a vote of...

 

Jewish groups urge public funding for private schools ahead of Supreme Court case

(JNS) — Several Jewish groups have filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of a case that could determine whether public funding could be given to parochial schools for secular education. In Carson V. Makin, parents of parochial-school...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Jewish security organization opens national command center in Chicago By Ben Sales (JTA) — The Secure Community Network, which coordinates security for Jewish institutions nationwide, has opened a command center in Chicago to monitor antisemitic...

 

World War II letter connects families of Jewish survivors, Polish farmer who hid them

(JNS) — The descendants of two Holocaust survivors and the farmer who hid them from the Nazis in Poland have connected with the help of a recently discovered post-World War II letter. Karolina Jurzyk, 35, said that in 1942, her great-grandfather,...

 

Impossible Pork is here - but the plant-based meat won't be certified as kosher

(JTA) - Impossible Foods, the plant-based meat company, is releasing a long-awaited new product - but unlike the wildly popular Impossible Burger, it won't be certified kosher. The largest and most...

 

Pumpkin challah cinnamon rolls recipe

This recipe needs very little introduction, because it is just so decadent and delicious: Pumpkin challah. Cinnamon rolls. Sweet glaze. This is the autumn comfort food of your dreams, or at least...

 

Netflix gains entire catalogue of works by 'certainly anti-Israeli' Roald Dahl

(JNS) — Netflix has acquired the Roald Dahl Story Company, giving it rights to all the works by the late British children’s author, who was openly anti-Israel and had a history of making antisemitic remarks. Dahl’s books have been translated in...

 

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