By ALAN SMASON, Special to the CCJN
“The World of Bob Dylan“ edited by Sean Latham. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, United Kingdom ©2021. 351 p.
Beginning with the pivotal musical period of the Folk Era and the later emergence of...
Mark Rubin has been named the new executive director of Jewish Children’s Regional Service (JCRS), becoming only the fourth leader of the Jewish social service agency since 1946.
A New Orleans native, Rubin was unanimously approved by a board vote...
By BEN SALES
(JTA) — One week after Ben & Jerry’s announced that it would stop selling ice cream in the “Occupied Palestinian Territory,” the company’s board chair for the first time publicly rejected the suggestion that the move was...Continue Reading
By JONATHAN S. TOBIN
(JNS.org) – If you thought that American Jews were going to unite against discrimination in ice-cream sales, you were wrong. The decision of the Ben & Jerry’s company to “end sales of our ice-cream in occupied Palestinian territories” was...
By RON KAMPEAS
(JTA) — Sen. Ted Cruz is blocking the advance of a bill that would promote normalization between Israel and Arab states because it includes language enshrining a two-state solution as the preferred U.S. outcome to the Israeli-Palestinian...Continue Reading ⇒
(JTA) — At least 50 professors at the City University of New York have quit their union following passage of a resolution condemning Israel.
The New York Post on Sunday quoted James Davis, president of the Professional Staff Congress, as...Continue Reading ⇒
By SHIRA HANAU
(JTA) — The leadership team at Ikar, a synagogue in Los Angeles, had just begun planning to move their services indoors. They had gone through a year of virtual services followed by several months of outdoor services...Continue Reading ⇒