The Jewish Federation of Broward County has called on all supermarket chains doing business in South Florida to discontinue carrying Ben & Jerry’s products in reaction to the ice cream company’s decision to halt sales in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Mark S. Freedman, the Federation’s interim president and chief executive officer, said, “Local South Florida supermarkets, small and large, ...
Ohio StatePosted byThe Hill
Democratic candidate for Ohio's 11th congressional district Shontel Brown appears to be gaining ground on frontrunner Nina Turner in the race's Democratic primary, according to a new poll. Forty-one percent of likely primary voters backed Turner in the poll, while 36 percent threw their support behind Brown. The poll, which...
Columbia County, GAaugustachronicle.com
Why doesn’t Columbia County have a year-round, indoor public swimming pool?. Lynn Carswell has asked herself that question since moving to the affluent suburban county 23 years ago. “I had trouble finding swim lessons even then for my child,” she said. Like dozens of others in Columbia County, her subdivision...
San Francisco, CAPosted byABC7 News Bay Area
California has fully reopened and events are happening in the Bay Area again. If you want to do something fun but have no idea where to start, we have a list of things to do.
Englewood Cliffs, NJPosted byUSA TODAY
Israeli leaders are asking states including New Jersey, to sanction Ben & Jerry's after they said they would no longer do business in the territory.
ReligionPosted byThe Conversation U.S.
Over a year of dealing with COVID-19 has left a lasting imprint on our daily lives. The pandemic disrupted usual work routines, with the majority of Americans having to work from home for long spells. While working from home has some hidden benefits, such as no daily commute, it also resulted in longer workdays and high levels of stress for many.
Hello and welcome back to the D.C. Memo. This week you can find me adjusting to my new schedule working full-time out of the Senate Press Gallery at the Capitol. They’ve finally released reporters from pandemic-era seating restrictions and I feel comfortable enough to finally work around a large group of people again. This week, we’re looking at: COVID-19 hits the White House, Omar and Phillips team up against hate and a windfall of funds possible for Minnesota projects.
It feels like 90 Day Fiance star, Loren Brovarnik has been ready to pop forever. She announced her second pregnancy back in March. Shortly after, Loren and her husband, Alexei did a gender reveal. It showed another baby boy Brov was on the way. Fans have watched Loren’s belly grow via Instagram and on the spin-off, Pillow Talk. Now, mama to Shai is giving a pregnancy update. Clearly, she is embracing her bump but ready to meet their newest bundle of joy.
Dearborn, MIPride Source
This year’s Pride Month was also the second year of my stay as a senior at Henry Ford Village (HFV) in Dearborn. The HFV “campus,” as it’s called (although it has nothing to do with academia per se), includes many residents who are retired school system teachers or university profs.
Friday marks 10 years since the iconic British pop singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home from accidental alcohol poisoning. The news was as shocking as it was sad. The English songstress, known for her deep, expressive contralto voice that spanned numerous musical genres, including soul, R&B...
CelebritiesPosted byDaily Mail
Amy Winehouse's father Mitch is left in tears as he and his family visits her grave to mark a decade since her tragic death
Amy Winehouse's father Mitch was seen brushing away tears as he arrived at Edgwarebury Lane Cemetery in London to visit his daughter's grave. The taxi driver, 70, was emotional as he and Amy's family and friends went to the late singer's gravestone on Friday to make a decade since her tragic death.
2020 was a terrible year on many fronts, but the death of Chadwick Boseman was truly heartbreaking. After a lengthy, secret battle with cancer, the actor passed away at home and the news left the world reeling. His acting career was far too brief, but in that time, he made an undeniable impact, particularly when it comes to what he brought to the table as T'Challa in Black Panther.
Last week’s Tisha B’Av fast, which commemorated the destruction of the Second Temple as well as other great disasters in Jewish history, does not really have a place on the Israeli agenda. Yet fear of the destruction of the “Third Temple” is shared by many. Some thinkers have warned of...
New York City, NYmediapost.com
Even a crusty, jaded critic of the advertising industry’s many creative, social and moral lapses like me, can be a sucker for a great ad concept. I’m not the only one here at MediaPost that has cracked a genuine grin over JewBelong’s current and past out-of-home campaigns on New York streets. We’ve already reported on the nonprofit organization aimed at educating both Jews and fellow-traveling Goyim like me about the faith and traditions.
Talladega, ALPosted byParade
Strap in, Because These Hilarious Talladega Nights Movie Quotes Will Have You Howling Out of Your Seat
It’s been 15 years since Ricky Bobby raced across the big screen in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. The smash-hit comedy, starring Will Ferrell, centers around “big hairy American winning machine” Ricky, a NASCAR driver who needs help getting back on the racetrack following a crash. The 2006...
Surveillance camera footage in Brooklyn, N.Y., caught a suspect in the act as she used a hammer to break a glass window at a Jewish school building. The video, shared by the Twitter account Williamsburg News on Tuesday, shows an African-American woman walking up to the windows of a Jewish school in broad daylight, taking out a hammer from her handbag and then smashing one before walking away.
Middle EastBig Hollywood
Aaron Klein, senior adviser to former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, denounced ice cream makers Ben & Jerry’s boycott of Israel as “wokeness gone insane” on John Batchelor’s CBS Radio show this week. On Monday, Ben & Jerry’s announced its plans to end sales in what it termed the “Occupied Palestinian...
Music of Koichi Sugiyama, the Notoriously Hateful Japanese Composer, Opens Tokyo Olympics in Latest Gaffe
TOKYO—The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, which are supposed to celebrate the world’s diversity and harmony, have been plagued with scandals—and COVID-19. They’ve come to symbolize xenophobia, discrimination, and cruelty—and Friday night, we can add homophobia and historical revisionism to the mix. It’s no surprise that Japan’s pacifist Emperor Akihito...