Blake Masters Caught Lying About Anti-Semitic Backer: Audio

Click here to read the full article. It was a classic case of he-said, he said. Blake Masters, Donald Trump’s pick for Senate in Arizona, swore last week that he doesn’t know Gab CEO Andrew Torba, calling him a “nobody” that “nobody cares about.” Torba — who has endorsed Masters’ Senate run and once said he’d vote for Masters over Trump for president “in a heartbeat” — insisted Masters was “flat out” lying. Thanks to leaked audio obtained by Jewish Insider, it’s now clear that Masters was lying about his association with the far-fight social media entrepreneur, whose platform is a playground...
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San Francisco school board votes to close schools on two Muslim holidays

The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday to recognize two Muslim holidays and close schools and administrative offices on those days beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. Arab activist and community groups, including representatives from San Francisco’s Arab Resource and Organizing Center, celebrated the decision. “This resolution demonstrates that...
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After 70 years, Bussey's Upholstery moving to west side

For almost 70 years, the Jewish-owned family business of Bussey’s Upholstery Foam ‘N’ Fabric has served the community at 2311 Lee Road, selling fabric for upholstery, slip-covers and drapery, and foam for cushions and mattresses. Walking into the storefront and down the tall aisles with fabrics of...

NY law aims to get schools to teach about Holocaust to help fight rising anti-semitism

A new state law aims to fight rising anti-semitism by making sure New York schools are teaching students enough about the Holocaust when Adolf Hitler’s Nazi death camps killed 6 million Jews between roughly 1939 and 1945. “I was thrown into a truck and pulled away from my friends, separated from my family, forced into a ghetto. That is not a myth,” Holocaust survivor Celia Kener said at a Wednesday event at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan where Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law legislation long championed by Jewish groups. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Anna Kaplan (D-Nassau)...

Yael Shaw’s journey to Israel

What about your Israel trip still resonates the most? Did visiting the Jewish state change your connection to Judaism? How did the actual trip compare to your expectations?. The above questions are just a few the Jewish Light asked a number of St. Louis Jewish teenagers and twentysomethings to consider when they went to Israel this summer. Most were going there for the first time, while a couple had visited with their families when they were younger.

‘Enough is Enough’ event in Beloit hopes to start conversations about gun violence

BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) - Alexcia Payton is the mind behind the “Enough is Enough” event that comes with a goal to keep the conversation about gun violence going. “We want everybody to come together and have their voices heard. We’re tired of being afraid. We’re tired of being scared. We’re tired of hearing of the gun violence and the shootings,” said Payton.
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Allouez woman reflects on life ahead of 100th birthday

ALLOUEZ, Wis. (WBAY) - Shirlyn Miller was born on Aug. 11, 1922. She reflected on her life a day ahead of her 100th birthday with Action 2 News. Shirlyn sat poolside during the interview, while she explained how often she swims. “20 to 40 lengths,” said Shirlyn. “It’s just easy....


Barbara Zitner Hanovich, 71, passed away, due to complications from Parkinson’s disease, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, in Petah Tikva, Israel. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 25, 1950, and grew up in Bellmore, Long Island. Barbara married and moved to Houston, Texas, in January 1980 and,...

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Indian Matchmaking Season 2’ on Netflix, Where Sima Taparia Returns To Match Indian Singles

After the success of the first season of Indian Matchmaking (which even managed to spawn an upcoming spinoff for the Jewish community), the series is back with a second season of matchmaking young Indian and Indian-American singles. Does the show pick up where it left off and offer more to the conversations it started in the first season? INDIAN MATCHMAKING SEASON 2: STREAM IT OR SKIP IT? Opening Shot: Cityscapes of India showcase all the splendor, color, and excitement of an Indian wedding. Sima Aunty is in attendance at one of her clients’ weddings. The Gist: Following Sima Taparia, a successful matchmaker in...


Jerome Kosoy, M.D., beloved husband, father, uncle, Pop, brother, cousin and friend passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on Dec. 15, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Sarita and Julius Kosoy, who came to this country from Argentina. Jerry spoke Yiddish and Spanish before learning English.