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The Jewish Communities of Old Shanghai


In the 1930s and 1940s, Shanghai was home to a diverse polyglot population, a mix races and linguistic groups.Making up a small yet visible number of the population, foreigners were often referred to as the Shanghailanders. Meet the foreign community of Shanghai in the pre-war years, including the Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jewish communities

Jewish Family and Children’s Services Receive Tribute & Help by Charles Myrick of ACRX

 19.02.2014 .”
Enjoy a brief recap of this great organization
doing a fantastic service in the community!”
– American Consultants Rx-Charity Help New ….

Shoshana Stombaugh of the Seattle Jewish Community School


Shoshana Stombaugh, a teacher at the Seattle Jewish Community School and the recipient of the 2012 Grinspoon-Steinhardt Award speaks about the necessity for professional development in Jewish education.

Jews and the Fight Against Racism In England

 16.02.2014“Geoffrey Alderman (born 10 February 1944) is a British historian, especially of the Jewish community in England in the 19th and 20th centuries, and also an academic, political adviser and journalist.” (Wikipedia) He talks to Luke Ford about Anglo-Jews and their attitude to race, speech, and immigration.

Haredi ultra-orthodox Jewish wedding in Jerusalem

Jewish bride Rebecca Hanna and her groom Aharon Cruise’s wedding in the in Jerusalem follows the strict rules of the Haredi community.

Tradition, bias rules help veil number of Jews who go hungry

She called this “old thinking” – that if members of the Jewish community were to acknowledge that Jews are struggling to find enough to eat, “that 

Federation sponsors multiple missions

The mission goal: to train and encourage a select group of young individuals to become “the foundation of the local Jewish community” through 

Natural Outdoor Play Space at Schenectady Jewish Community Center Named Grand Prize 

Selected from the Top 10 finalists, a Natural Outdoor Play Space at the Schenectady Jewish CommunityCenter (SJCC) was named the grand prize 

Rabbis Remain Silent as ‘Price Tag’ Vandalism Worsens

“There is a wonderful community of thousands of Jews in Judea and Samaria who are loyal to the State of Israel,” the petition said. “This community is 

Spain: Sephardic Jews are Welcome Back… Maybe

Spain has one of the smallest Jewish communities in the European Union. Fewer than 50,000 Jews currently live in Spain—out of a total Spanish 

Coming to Town 2-21-14
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
Topic: “From Chopped Liver to Liverpool: After visiting 350 Jewish communities, have I got a story for you!” When: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Where: Chabad of Scottsdale, 10215 N. Scottsdale Road. Cost: $23 adults, $12 children ages 12 and younger 
See all stories on this topic »103 Hungarian Torah Scrolls Found in Russian Library
The Jewish Voice
Virtually every city in Hungary except Budapest lost nearly all its Jews. About 100,000 Jews, mostly in the capital, escaped the deportations and today Budapest is home to one of the largest Jewish communities in Europe. “For us, finding these Torah 
See all stories on this topic »Limmud NY At 10: A Moveable Feast Of Jewish Learning …
The Jewish Week
The son of a white Jewish mother and a black father, he says his poems are a byproduct of growing up in both black and Jewish communities. While he frequently reads and teaches among people of mixed backgrounds, poets or high school students, it was 
See all stories on this topic »Tradition, bias rules help veil number of Jews who go hungry
St. Louis Jewish Light
She called this “old thinking” – that if members of the Jewish community were to acknowledge that Jews are struggling to find enough to eat, “that would bring shame on the larger Jewish community for not helping.” Yet the tradition of Jews helping Jews 
See all stories on this topic »Report: US to Squeeze Israel into De Facto Surrender of Settlements
The Jewish Press
The Obama administration’s next step in satisfying the Palestinian Authority is to demand that Israel clamp a building freeze on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria that it assumes eventually will be destroyed and whose families will be expelled
See all stories on this topic »Haredi ultra-orthodox Jewish wedding in Jerusalem
Daily Mail
This wedding took place on Tuesday in the area of Mea Shearim, which means 100 gates, is one of the oldest Jewish neighbourhoods in Jerusalem, established in 1874, and has an overwhelmingly Haredi (ultra-orthodox Jewishpopulation. Traditional 
See all stories on this topic »Jews and Muslims unite to condemn Danish kosher-halal ban
The Times (subscription)
David Charter Berlin. Last updated at 12:01AM, February 20 2014. Denmark has banned the production of kosher and halal meat, joining the small number of European nations to have done so — and provoking outrage from Muslim and Jewish communities.
See all stories on this topic »‘Assimilation by American Jews biggest threat to global Jewry,’ says Israeli 
European Jewish Press
Israel’s FM Avigdor Lieberman: “I believe that the Israeli government should contribute $1 million for every day in a calendar year, making a total of $365 million, which we hope you, the Jewish community in the Diaspora.’ JERUSALEM (EJP)—Israeli 
See all stories on this topic »Federation sponsors multiple missions
New Jersey Jewish News
Six missions to Israel during February and March are giving close to 100 diverse members of the Greater MetroWest community an intimate and singular perspective on the Jewish state. Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, missions are 
See all stories on this topic »Jewish ‘Mamita’ shares life as poet living in NYC
RU Daily Targum
Hidary’s program, sponsored by the Jewish Artist and Activist Community of Rutgers Hillel, the Center for Latino Arts and Culture, Rutgers’ Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, Reform on Campus — Sponsored by the Men of Reform Judaism and 
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