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ACCUSED HAD LINKS TO CONVICTED NEO-NAZI --

COURT HEARS







A man accused of co-founding a banned neo-Nazi group [...] had links to a convicted terrorist, a court has heard. Ben Raymond, 32, is accused of creating the banned group to wage a "white Jihad" and race war in Britain.  Bristol Crown Court heard on Wednesday how he met Jack Renshaw who was jailed for life after admitting plotting to murder Labor MP Rosie Cooper in 2019.  Raymond, of Swindon, Wiltshire, denies seven terror offenses.


​​RABBI'S CORNER


WHO KEEPS THE CHILDREN?


By RABBI DR. RAYMOND APPLE


Q. Are there any Jewish laws about which parent should have custody of the children after a divorce?

A. You can of course leave it all to the lawyers and the courts but it is better all round for you to agree on these crucial issues between you
. There is a general principle in Jewish law that all children stay with the mother until they are two. Thereafter the girls stay with the mother and the boys with the father, though at the mother’s request the sons can stay with her until the age of six.


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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE COMMEMORATES KRISTALLNACHT









LOS ANGELES -- In commemoration of Kristallnacht, a display of unique photos from the Simon Wiesenthal Archives offers a rare glimpse into the destruction following the wave of violence that rocked Germany during Kristallnacht on November 9-10, 1938. The historic evidence is corroborated and brought to life by the testimony of Peter Heiman, who experienced Kristallnacht as a young boy in Erfurt, Germany. Peter shares his eyewitness account in a live MOT virtual program on November 10, at 1pm PT.


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WORLD NEWS


ISRAEL ADVANCES PLANS FOR 3K NEW HOMES IN WEST BANK SETTLEMENTS








The settlements are seen as illegal under international law, although Israel disagrees


Israel's government has advanced plans for more than 3,100 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. A planning committee gave its final approval for 1,800 housing units and preliminary approval for 1,344 others. The announcement follows a public rebuke of Israeli policy from U.S. President Joe Biden's administration.



GERMAN CHANCELLOR DR. ANGELA MERKEL RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE FROM TECHNION 




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Technion President Uri Sivan recently bestowed an honorary doctorate on German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, who was awarded for her steadfast support of the State of Israel, her unwavering fight against anti-Semitism and racism, her strong support of science and education, particularly of scientific collaboration between Germany and Israel and for her exemplary leadership, wisdom and humanity.


  

SERVING THE LOS ANGELES METROPOLITAN  AREA, AND BEYOND                           

         4-10 Kislev, 5782                                                                Nov. 8-14, 2021 -- THE JEWISH OBSERVER, LOS ANGELES--661th Web Ed.


                                                                                               

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