A candlestick, delicious potato pancakes, the spinning dreidel: What ...
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Quick Glance: Understanding Chanukka: Significance and Celebrations
- A menorah, delicious latkes, and the spinning dreidel: What does Chanukka mean for Jewish life?
- This year, many feel the message of the Festival of Lights is especially important, including the Chancellor.
- It is celebrated by lighting a menorah in honor of Chanukka, the Jewish Festival of Lights.
- Devout Jews around the world celebrate Chanukka for eight days.
Quick Glance: US College Presidents Testify on Campus Antisemitism
- Jewish students report antisemitic threats and assaults.
- University administrators accused of failing to protect Jewish people.
- Testimony to House Committee on Education on the rise of antisemitism and Islamophobia since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict.
- Frequent pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrations on campus have raised allegations of antisemitism.
Quick Glance: US Imposes Travel Ban on Extremist West Bank Settlers
- US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces travel bans for extremist Jewish settlers in the West Bank.
- The bans are a response to a series of attacks on Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.
- The measure was announced after a warning to Israel about attacks by the Biden administration.
- The US is calling on Israel to hold extremist settlers accountable and take action to prevent further attacks.
The Jewish musician Gil Ofarim confesses in court: the alleged anti-Semitic incident never ...
Quick Glance: Ofarim Admits False Accusation in Defamation Case
- Gil Ofarim drops bombshell with confession on the sixth day of the trial.
- Musician admits to lying about alleged antisemitic incident.
- Defamation and false accusation case closed after singer's confession.
- Ofarim deletes incriminating video and confesses to lying.
Quick Glance: Schumer Warns Against Unwittingly Aiding Antisemitism
- The country's highest-ranking Jewish official cautions against unwittingly embracing bigotry in the name of social justice.
- The Senator warns that some liberals and young people are aiding and abetting antisemitism amid Israel's fight against Hamas.
- The division between progressives and mainstream Democrats extends to the debate over military aid to Israel.
- The Senator emphasizes that vitriol against Israel and Jews in the US has crossed into widespread antisemitism.
Quick Glance: Investigation into SA U-19 Cricket Captain's Pro-Israel Comments
- An independent inquiry has been appointed by Cricket South Africa (CSA) to address comments made by U-19 cricket captain David Teeger.
- The Palestine Solidarity Alliance (PSA) lodged an official complaint with multiple sports organizations.
- Teeger was announced as captain for the U-19 World Cup tournament in January.
- The PSA is calling for an inquiry into Teeger's comments by CSA and the Gauteng Lions.
Quick Glance: Theodor Herzl and the Birth of Israel
- Theodor Herzl was the founder of Zionism.
- The vision of Israel's founding as a national celebration.
- In 1948, David Ben Gurion signed Israel's founding document under a picture of Theodor Herzl.
- The name of Theodor Herzl still shines from the founding myths of Israel.
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