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Sybil Biales, 91, formerly of Maitland, passed away peacefully and surrounded by her family and loved ones on Oct. 22, 2021, in Southlake, Texas. Sybil is preceded in death by her husband, Maj. Albert Biales, USAF (Ret.) and daughter Sandra Lowson.... Full story


Obituary - DR. MELVIN E. COHEN

Dr. Melvin E. Cohen passed away on Oct. 24, 2021. He was born April 23, 1932, in Watertown, N.Y., to Ethel and Morris Cohen. Dr. Cohen attended Watertown schools and graduated with honors in chemistry from Watertown High School. Dr. Cohen graduated... Full story


Obituary - MARY LOU GOSS

Mary Lou Goss, 88, of Maitland passed away Oct. 20, 2021. Mrs. Goss was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on Feb. 11, 1933, to the late Helen and Richard Werner. Mrs. Goss showed a talent for music and at a young age became known regionally for her si... Full story

 By Shira Hanau    News    November 5, 2021

Protesters posed as neo-Nazis to target the GOP nominee in Virginia's governor race

(JTA) - Demonstrators posed as the antisemitic white supremacists who led a deadly rally in Virginia in 2017 in a stunt protest against the state's Republican candidate for governor, a sign of the...

 By Sean Savage    News    November 5, 2021

UMass must act against harassment of 'Zionist' journalist

(JNS) — A Jewish civil-rights group is calling on the University of Massachusetts Boston to investigate an incident that occurred this summer, where pro-Palestinian activists targeted and accosted a journalist over his views on Israel. The event...


Weekly roundup of world briefs

Noam Chomsky says Scottish university newspaper shouldn’t apologize for article it deemed ‘antisemitic’ By Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA) — Some 500 scholars, including the prominent linguist and Israel critic Noam Chomsky, accused a Scottish universi...


One Israel Fund announces new president of its board of trustees

Cedarhurst, New York - One Israel Fund, the premier organization in the United States providing humanitarian support and essential needs for the residents of Judea and Samaria, is delighted to...


Israeli noshery Sherry Herring opens in NYC - with 'no Sherry and no herring'

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — Imagine arriving at the Pastrami Queen but finding no pastrami, or showing up at Holy Schnitzel to find its signature breaded chicken cutlet off the menu. To quote Tevye, sounds crazy, no? But that is exactly what w...


Antisemitism fears caused 4 in 10 American Jews to change their behavior last year, survey finds

(JTA) — Fear of antisemitism spurred 40 percent of American Jews to change their behavior over the past year, according to a new survey about antisemitism in America. The survey, released Monday, is the latest in an annual series commissioned by...


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