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Virtual Hackathon for Jewish Teens

Teens across the country can register for a Social Innovation Virtual Hackathon taking place Sunday, October 25 from 1-5 pm ET – a one-day event to learn how to become a young social changemaker and use innovative thinking to turn problems into opportunities. The Hackathon is organized by the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative…

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Tucson Jewish History Museum starts new season

Photo: “Clamor en el Desierto/Clamor in the Desert” by artist Mirta Kupferminc installation at Tucson’s Jewish History Museum. The Jewish History Museum and Holocaust History Center will host a virtual opening event on Oct. 1 for “Clamor en el Desierto/Clamor in the Desert,” a new work from artist Mirta Kupferminc. Clamor en el Desierto/Clamor in…

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Fifty-State Survey on Holocaust Knowledge Reveals Shocking Results

Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), announced in September the release of the U.S. Millennial Holocaust Knowledge and Awareness Survey, the first-ever 50-state survey on Holocaust knowledge among Millennials and Gen Z. The surprising state-by-state results highlight a worrying lack of basic Holocaust knowledge, a growing problem…

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Leading Employment Litigators Join Ballard Spahr

Jay Zweig and Melissa Costello – two attorneys with a combined five decades of experience representing businesses as employment law and commercial litigators – have joined Ballard Spahr’s Labor and Employment Group, Firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today. They will be based in Phoenix. Jay and Melissa have been active in advising clients on federal and…

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Arizona State student government adopts universal definition of anti-Semitism

Arizona State University’s student government has adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. The resolution to adopt the widely accepted definition of anti-Semitism passed on Sept. 15, in a 15-1-3 vote. In a statement by Students Supporting Israel, ASU student Koral Zaarur said the measure was in response to recent posters of Adolf…

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Jewish Life Television Offers High Holidays Programming

During these very difficult times, Jewish Life Television, North America’s premiere 24-7 Jewish-themed television network, is humbled to have the opportunity to offer extensive High Holiday programming to its large viewing audience throughout the United States and Canada. EREV ROSH HASHANAH Friday, September 18, 2020, 7:00PM, 10:00PM and 1:00AM (Eastern) Popular Jewish Music Performer and…

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