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Religious Hate Harms People of All Faiths

Wewere horrified by the news over the weekend of the attacks on Christianworshipers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the latest global example of religiouslymotivated violence. The bombings, which killed almost 300 people and injuredmore than 500, are being attributed to the National Thowheed Jamaath, a…

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Arts & Culture, People

Warren Kramer: A Survivor’s Story

95-year-old Warren Kramer, pictured above in his youth with his parents and grandparents, spends the colder half of each year in Memphis with his daughter, Adina Samberg, and her family, living in New York City with his other daughter Evelyn Moskowitz for the spring and summer months. Jewish…

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Arts & Culture, News

Holocaust Art & Essay Winners Announced

Memphis Jewish Federation’s 10th Annual Holocaust Artand Essay Competition invited students to respond to the topic SustainingCulture and Community: The Many Faces of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. Open to all students in Tennessee and the Mid-South, the contestdrew submissions from a diverse group of…

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Help Combat BDS at University of Maryland

This week, a BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) resolution was submitted to the Student Government Association at the University of Maryland calling on the university “to divest from companies engaged in human rights violations in Palestine.” The full text of the resolution can be found here. This effort is part of…

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