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As we will soon be gathering for the annual remembrance and celebration of Passover in our homes, in our houses of worship, and in spirit with our fellow American Jews and Jews throughout the world, I cannot help but be conflicted by the blessings of freedom of religion, justice and the democratic process that allows us to live as Jews in this country, and the rise of polarization, extremism, inhumanity and warfare that exists with and amongst our fellow man.  It  saddens me that the common values of kindness, respect, and tzedakah do not seem as universal and that many communities are not as welcoming as in past years. There should be a lot to think about when our Passover Haggadah guides us through ..........



  The Times of Israel
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US county scraps ‘American Christian Heritage Month’ after local Jewish outcry

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Israel and the UK clinch $2.1 million deal for joint science and innovation projects

Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch steps down as chairman

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  American Jewish World Service – AJWS
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Showing Up for Women and Girls: Shyleen’s Fight

Smashing the Patriarchy: Richa’s Fight

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Antisemitism summit in NY expected to draw thousands, from boldfaced names to students

The buzzy novel ‘Whalefall’ offers a modern spin on the ancient Book of Jonah

A California county calls off ‘American Christian Heritage Month’ after fierce backlash

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  NYT > World > Middle East
After Libya Flooding, Signs Point to a Crackdown on Dissent

Biden and Netanyahu Meet to Try to Soothe Tensions, With Some Success

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  The Forward
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A California county calls off ‘American Christian Heritage Month’ after fierce backlash

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Thinking About the Roman Empire: A Jewish Edition

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  Jew or Not Jew
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  Jewish NewsJewish News
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  News & Views – The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com
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  Washington Jewish Week
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Elon Musk and His Demons

  My Jewish Learning
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