An anti-Semitism win, for a change

.Over this past weekend, Felix Klein, the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner made some startling comments to the Funke media group regarding the condition of anti-Semitism in his country. He said that anti-Semitism was at an all-time high and that that a rise in, "social disinhibition and coarseness," was to blame for the worsening situation. He added that, “The internet and social media have also strongly contributed to this -- but also the continuous attacks on our culture of remembrance," But by far the most astonishing statement he made was, "My opinion has unfortunately changed compared with what it used to be…I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time

Mazel Tov Jerry Welt for his lifetime achievement award from the Nevada Justice Association!

Midbar Kodesh Temple past president Jerry Welt, will be recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Nevada Justice Association in June. As an advocate for Nevada's citizens for over 45 years Welt has lobbied for laws that improved the rights and quality of life for citizens of Nevada. Jerry served as a chairman and member of NJA’s Citizen’s For Justice Committee, made presentations about Social Security Disability at People’s Law School and served as a President and board member of that professional organization. He has also served the Nevada State Bar by taking pro bono work and has sat on state bar’s Lawyer Referral and Information Services committee. For the past 45 years, Welt has

#shareshabbat– Come to shul this Shabbat to honor the memory of Lori Gilbert-Kaye

In every generation there are those that will rise against us. - from the Haggadah for Passover Anti-Semitism is rearing its ugly head. On my desk right now are two newly published books devoted to the anti-Semitism of the moment. I got them at a recent panel on Anti-Semitism sponsored by the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV and the Nevada System of Higher Education. In the ten years I have been in Las Vegas I don't recall a single lecture, event, talk or program devoted specifically to anti-Semitism. In just the past couple months there was a town hall meeting at Temple Beth Sholom featuring Dr. Brend Wollschlaeger, the panel at UNLV hosted by Senator Harry Reid featuring Professor Deb

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