Moment Zoominar: The State of Jewish Journalism with Andrés Spokoiny, Philissa Cramer and Sarah Breger

President and CEO of the Jewish Funders Network Andrés Spokoiny, Editor in Chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency Philissa Cramer and Moment Deputy Editor Sarah Breger discuss the role Jewish journalism plays inside and outside the Jewish community, how COVID-19 has changed the media landscape and the future of Jewish media.

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Jewish-American writer Louise Glück has received the Nobel Prize in Literature

Nobel Prize in Literature Awarded to Jewish-American Poet Louise Glück

This week’s announcement that Jewish-American writer Louise Glück has received the Nobel Prize in Literature is cause for celebration during a decidedly difficult season. Glück, who is widely regarded as one of the most gifted lyrical poets of our time, is the first American woman poet ever to have received this honor.

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Twitter Explained | Can You Be Anti-Miller Without Being Anti-Semitic?

On Tuesday, October 6, senior White House aide Stephen Miller confirmed his positive COVID status. Miller is one of a dozen staffers close to President Trump to have tested positive, but he’s the only one to have generated a lively Twitter conversation on the dos and don’ts of anti-Semitic tropes. 

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Will the Holocaust Museum in Budapest Be Forced to Collaborate With Known Holocaust Distorters?

In September, the Hungarian publication Népszava reported that the sole institution in Hungary that is dedicated to preserving the record of the Hungarian Holocaust, the Páva Street Holocaust Memorial Center, may be coerced to collaborate with three other Hungarian research institutes. These three institutes, which are controlled by the government, have engaged in Holocaust distortion and/or employed anti-Semites.

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A Wide-Open Conversation with Activist Natan Sharansky and Historian Gil Troy about Prison, Politics and the Jewish People

Moment Zoominar: Prison, Politics and the Jewish People with Activist Natan Sharansky and Historian Gil Troy

Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy, coauthors of their recently released book Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People are in conversation with Moment Deputy Editor Sarah Breger. Sharansky is a former political prisoner in the Soviet Union who went on to become an Israeli politician. Troy is an American presidential historian and leading Zionist activist.

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