Shavua Tov: this week’s big Jewish news, Rosh Hashanah edition

Shavua Tov Jewish newsAnother week has zoomed by, and you’re probably wondering, what did I miss in domestic and international Jewish news? Have no fear, your weekly dose of Jewish news is here, and just in time for second day Rosh Hashanah services. Print out your favorite article and bring it with you to read in shul – you have our permission.

Here are TC Jewfolk’s top five stories that couldn’t fit on the blog this week. Don’t miss ’em.

On Rosh Hashanah it will be inscribed” – Jewlicious Blog (creatively and powerfully uses a major Rosh Hashanah prayer to sum up 2008)

Gaza report unfair, lenient with Hamas” – AP (Obama administration among those to criticize United Nations’ Goldstone report on Israel)

NCJW and RAC back effort to repeal DOMA” – JTA (Jewish groups support new legislation to repeal Clinton-era gay marriage ban)

HRW analyst suspended over Nazi items” – Jpost (in case you doubted there was overt anti-Semitic and anti-Israel bias at Human Rights Watch…)

A Serious Movie” – JTA’s Telegraph blog (review and trailer for the local Jewish brothers Joel and Ethan Coen’s newest film, “A Serious Man,” filmed in their home state of Minnesota)

(Photo: Brij)