New York Times reporter and host of “The Daily” podcast Michael Barbaro discussed the 2020 election “through a Jewish lens” and the rise of antisemitism in a conversation with Jodi Rudoren, editor-in-chief of The Forward, at the Sixth & I synagogue in downtown Washington, D.C. last night.
On Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz for a briefing in Washington, D.C. next week on the long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House said that both Netanyahu and Gantz accepted the invitation. Details: Vice President Mike Pence said during… Read More
HEARD FROM THE PULPIT Rabbi’s sermon recalls tense meeting with ex-Women’s March leaders During a sermon this past weekend, Romemu Jewish Congregation’s Rabbi David Ingber described a contentious meeting with Women’s March leaders Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour a year earlier. Tense times: According to Ingber, the meeting — called to address allegations of antisemitism leveled against Mallory… Read More
Former New York City mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is expected to announce his national Jewish leadership team at an event in the battleground state of Florida next week, according to an invitation obtained by Jewish Insider. The “United for Mike” campaign event will take place at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center &… Read More
Can facial recognition technology help trace Holocaust victims? Seventy-five years after the end of the Holocaust, the fates and stories of many victims are still unknown. But an Israeli-based research institute is hoping that 21st century technology can change that, Reuters reports. Details: The Shem Olam Holocaust Memorial Centre in Israel has launched an initiative called “Face to Face,” aiming… Read More