The WashingtonPost has an article titled Study: Putting religion on your résumé hurts your job chances — unless you’re Jewish.
Turns out, according to a new study, that when you’re Jewish and searching for a job, you’re not just one of the chosen people, you’re one of the more chosen people, at least in the modern American South. The study of religious discrimination in hiring recently published in the journal Social Currents found job applicants whose résumés betrayed a religious affiliation were 26 percent less likely to be contacted by an employer — except for Jewish applicants.
Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/06/18/study-putting-religion-on-your-resume-hurts-your-job-chances-unless-youre-jewish/
An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children while he was a guard at the Auschwitz death camp.
Read more: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/06/18/89-year-old-philadelphia-man-held-on-nazi-death-camp-charges-it-is-late-but-not-too-late/
CrownHeightsinfo writes about a new book about the Lubavitcher Rebbe in an article titled ‘Rebbe’ Hits ‘New York Times’ Best-Seller List.
In her detailed analysis of both Telushkin’s ‘Rebbe’ and noted Talmudic scholar Rabbi Adin Even-Israel (Steinsaltz)’s new book “My Rebbe” for the Journal, novelist Dara Horn finishes by declaring: “For all his immense achievements, the Rebbe’s power ultimately came from a simple message that anyone can appreciate. As Mr. Telushkin puts it: ‘Love your fellow, and not just those who agree with you.”
Read more: http://crownheights.info/chabad-news/441865/rebbe-hits-new-york-times-best-seller-list/
Speaking of those who agree with you, the Blaze writes about a high school student who was doing some research on his school computer, only to find that “The firewall was very one sided with what it blocked and what it was unblocking,”