Daily Archives: November 17, 2020

This non-Jewish leader is working to clean up Poland’s Jewish cemeteries

By | 2020-11-17T23:50:02+00:00 November 17th, 2020|World|

“I thought to myself: Why are we fixing Catholic churches in Ukraine but don’t do anything about one of the most important cemeteries in Poland?”

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How a leading Jewish Canadian activist got major companies to go green

By | 2020-11-17T23:41:22+00:00 November 17th, 2020|World|

Tzeporah Berman’s environmental activism was awakened in the summer of 1991, on a trip to explore the rainforests near Vancouver between her freshman and sophomore years of college.

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Trump to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq but stops short of full withdrawal

By | 2020-11-17T20:29:46+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Middle East|

President's decision triggered warnings from critics who say it will undermine security and hurt fragile peace talks with the Taliban

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Deep in debt, major Israeli grocery chain bought out four years after buying competitor

By | 2020-11-17T19:54:31+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Yeinot Bitan is one of Israel’s four major grocery store chains, with 140 stores and annual turnover of 3.5-4 billion shekels.

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Moderna’s COVID vaccine progress is good news, but Israel’s not out of the woods yet

By | 2020-11-17T18:59:37+00:00 November 17th, 2020|Health|

In theory, the Moderna contract should have been much more balanced and reasonable than the Pfizer deal, but this isn’t quite the case

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