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The founder and president of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, was having breakfast with Rabbi Arthur Schneier at his Park East Synagogue in New York when the two jets struck the World Trade Center     (www.jta.org)

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Good Riddance: Roman Kent, Holocaust "survivor" who extorted billions in restitution, dies at 92     (www.jta.org)

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(JTA) — Roman Kent, a Lodz Ghetto survivor who would negotiate with the postwar German government for billions of dollars in compensation for Jewish Holocaust survivors, died Friday at his home in New York City. He was 92.

Kent, who immigrated to the United States in 1946, was a longtime board member of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, or Claims Conference, where he served variously as treasurer, co-chair of its negotiating committee and special adviser to its president.

In those roles, said Greg Schneider, executive vice president of the Claims Conference, Kent negotiated billions of dollars in pensions and compensation for Jewish survivors from the German government and championed survivor interests with insurance companies, German industry and Eastern European governments.

Just last year, Kent recorded a video as part of a campaign to demand that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg remove Holocaust denial content from his entire social media network.
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Treacherous jews plot to institute official 'commemoration' for dead meathhead nigger who burglered and beat up pregnant woman!     (www.jta.org)

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https://www.jta.org/2021/05/12/united-states/first-national-shabbaton-conference-for-jews-of-color-to-mark-yahrzeit-for-george-floyd

Floyd’s family is working to rebrand the date, May 25, as “Day of Enlightenment” because of how many people were awakened to issues of racial injustice by seeing video footage of Floyd die under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer. Concerts and public events will honor his legacy.

And in a landmark gathering for Jews of color being held this weekend, hundreds of Jews will tap into a millennium-old tradition and recite the Mourner’s Kaddish for Floyd.

According to the Hebrew calendar, Thursday is the one-year anniversary of Floyd’s murder — the time when Jews typically observe the yahrzeit of a loved one’s death by reciting the mourning prayer alongside a quorum of other Jews.

This week, the quorum will take place online during the Jewish People of Color National Shabbaton, a groundbreaking convening for Jews of color at a time when Jewish institutions and communities are grappling with how to make sure they are included.
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Wisconsin to require Holocaust indoctrination starting in 5th grade     (www.jta.org)

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(JTA) — Students in Wisconsin will now be required to study the Holocaust at least twice between fifth and 12th grade.


A bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Tony Evers mandates that lessons about the Holocaust and other genocides be included in social studies classes at least once between fifth and eighth grade, and again in high school.


“This bill will affect generations of kids in our state and bring increased awareness, and recognition in our schools to the tragedies of the Holocaust, the pervasiveness of anti-Semitism to this day, and hopefully cultivate a generation that is more compassionate, more empathetic, and more inclusive,” Evers said in a statement.


The measure, which was passed unanimously by the Legislature, makes Wisconsin the 19th state to require Holocaust education in high school, according to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum.


Evers signed the bill at the offices of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, which advocated for it.


The legislation comes months after a survey showed that more than 10% of U.S. adults under 40 believe Jews caused the Holocaust and about half could not name a single concentration camp or ghetto.


The same survey found little correlation between levels of Holocaust knowledge and whether a state required Holocaust education.