Putting on The Moss Maidens—the production that won the Best Play and Best Ensemble awards at SheNYC, a recent theater festival—felt particularly cathartic for the play’s Jewish cast and crew members.
During the trial, prosecutors called on 60 witnesses, and survivors testified to their horrifying experiences inside the synagogue.
This May, climate action organization Dayenu released “Rising Tides, Rising Voices: Songs for the Jewish Climate Movement,” a digital songbook, which brings together a diverse set of songs—Jewish and secular, English and Hebrew, chanted and sung—for Jewish climate activism.
Israeli-Russian researcher Elizabeth Tsurkov, who was kidnapped in Iraq several months ago, is being held by Kataib Hezbollah, an Iranian-backed Shiite militia in Iraq, Israel’s government confirmed on July 5. A doctoral student at Princeton University, Tsurkov has been held by the insurgent group since March.