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Josef Schuster, president of Germany's Central Council of Jews, advises against wearing yarmulke in public

Der Spiegel: Before Mark Krasnov leaves his Berlin home, he always asks himself: Should I play it safe or should I wear the kippah? “I don’t want to provoke anyone or for people to get any silly ideas,” says the 26-year-old Jewish man. 97 more words

Culture

Journalist makes video in effort to show what it’s like to walk Paris streets as a Jew

PARIS — An Israeli journalist recently filmed himself walking through various sections of Paris wearing a kippah and traditional prayer tassels. He has released edited video of his trek, that has quickly gone viral. 81 more words

News

Video: Watch what happens when Jewish Journalist Zvika Klein walks through the streets of Paris wearing a kippah


Antisemitism is alive and well in the City of Lights. Jewish Journalist Zvika Klein is spit on and harassed while filmed walking in city neighborhoods.

Culture

My history with thread

My history with needle crafts started out with simple embroidery waaaaaayyy back in the day, which was later followed by making bracelets and lanyards in elementary school.   445 more words

Crochet

Moving Beyond Where I'm From

i’m from a little gray ranch hidden behind overgrown bushes on a steep hill.

i’m from beneath the willow tree and a field-stone wall, peopled by imaginary friends. 385 more words

Memoir

Was this you last night? Happy 2015

Jewish

Let My Voice Know No Bounds: An Unorthodox Lesson in Race and Respect

I have only very fond memories of Esther Meyers z”l. She was an African American housekeeper who came to our house in the suburbs every day from her home in Southwest Philadelphia to take care of me. 956 more words

Religion