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Sundown: Religious Israeli Sues H&M

Plus, ‘Funny’ Jews

by
Marc Tracy
July 23, 2009

• An Israeli woman is suing international clothing-store chain H&M for allegedly refusing to hire her for a sales position in Israel because she was too religious. [ynet]
• Comedic writer/director Judd Apatow discusses the Jewish aspects of his forthcoming movie, Funny People, and says, “I’m not a religious person, but I couldn’t be more Jewish.” [Jewish Journal]
• The Guardian’s Sounds Jewish podcast this month examines, among other things, Tablet’s podcast about the leading Jewish ladies of Bollywood. [Guardian]
• If you want, go visit the National Museum of Jewish American History’s website and vote for the 18 Jews from six fields that you think should be featured at the museum, which is set to open next year in Philadelphia. [Arutz Sheva]

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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