World Jewish Relief launches new microsite celebrating diverse range of Jewish survival stories
What emotions and memories does the word “survival” make you think about? In the Jewish community alone so many people have stories to tell about survival. So I’ve come to North London to speak to World Jewish Relief about a new microsite they’ve launched, documenting the stories of survival within the Jewish community.
Dutch museums identify exhibits looted by Nazis: many artworks seized from Jewish owners
Following an intensive survey, Dutch museums have identified 139 works of art in their collections that were likely snatched forcibly from Jewish owners during the Nazi regime. A review is under way of Dutch artwork dating back to 1933 to establish if they were stolen from Jewish families during the Holocaust. The review has issued the names of 20 people whom the museums said definitely had 61 pieces stolen from them.
Maccabi Tel Aviv officials reflect on Europa League campaign ahead of Eintrach Frankfurt tie
Maccabi Tel Aviv is continuing its European campaign in group F of the Europa League with their third game, here at Frankfurt, Eintrach Frankfurt.
Cheshvan 26, 5774 · 10/30/2013
||Chumash: Tol’dot, Revi’i with Rashi.
|Tehillim: 119, 97 to end.
|Tanya: To understand how (p. 593) …stressing before G-d. (p. 595).
The true way is to know one’s character, truly recognizing one’s own deficiencies and one’s good qualities. And when one knows his deficiencies – he should correct them with actual avoda, and not satisfy himself merely with bemoaning them.1
||See Tevet 23.
|Adam Mandell named CJPC director of sales
Veteran sales executive Adam Mandell will become director of sales for the Cleveland Jewish Publication Company, which publishes the Cleveland Jewish News, effective Jan. 1, 2014. (full story
)Anti-Semitic tweets flagged at football game
The Twinsburg School District is investigating the actions of some of its students who sent messages via Twitter Oct. 25 that could be considered derogatory toward Jews. (full story
)Cleveland Clinic moving 700 employees from Cleveland to Beachwood Bank of America buildings
The Cleveland Clinic is moving 700 administrative employees from the former Parker-Hannifin building on Euclid Avenue and East 173rd Street in Cleveland to the former Bank of America campus in Beachwood, the hospital system said in an interview with The Plain Dealer. (full story
)Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners
Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners early Wednesday, the second of four batches to be released as part of a deal that set in motion the current Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. (full story
Today’s Best Bet
“Challenges on Peacemaking in Israel-Palestine” with Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jeff Halper, 6:45 p.m., Bertram Woods Library, 20600 Fayette Road, Shaker Hts. Free. www.shakerlibrary.org.
This Day in History
1944: The Nazis deported Margot and Anne Frank from Auschwitz to Belsen, where they both died five months later.
White House meets with Jewish groups on IranLas Vegas Sun
The White House has updated Jewish and pro-Israel groups about its talks with Iran amid concerns by some of the groups about the U.S. easing sanctions …
Probe: Dutch Museum Artworks May Be From Nazi TheftArutz Sheva
A probe by Dutch museums revealed today (Tuesday) that 139 pieces of art may possibly be among property taken from Jews by Nazi invaders during World …
Danish Crown Prince Visit: 70 Years Since Holocaust RescueArutz Sheva
On Wednesday the Danish Crown Prince Frederik will make his first visit to Israel in commemoration of 70 years since the rescue of Danish Jewsfrom the …
The Arab-Israeli Peace Process Is Over. Enter the Era of Chaos.Tablet Magazine
Maybe it’s good news then that the lake of crocodile tears shed for 80 years over the Palestinian cause is about to evaporate into the thin desert air because the …
Israel submits to human rights review by UN bodyU.S. News & World Report
GENEVA (AP) — Israel defended its treatment of Palestinians and others on the … an anti-Israel bias reflected in a disproportionate focus on theJewish state’s …
Haley HershCleveland Jewish News
Haley Hersh, daughter of Elissa Klein Hersh and Allan Hersh, Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2 at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood. She attends Beachwood …
Civil Marriage Threatens Lapid-Bennett AllianceArutz Sheva
“This is a dangerous initiative that would create a binational state – oneJewish nation, and one ‘civil’ nation,” Chetboun warned. “The nation ofIsrael has …