Elsewhere: Unhappy Jerusalem Day, Israeli gun control, Hong Kong bar mitzvah


Anti-Semitism not a U.S. threat: American Jews, unlike their kin in Europe and elsewhere, do not have to worry about anti-Semitism, Rabbi Eric Yoffie writes. (Time)

Unhappy Jerusalem Day: Leanne Gale describes an ugly scene as flag-waving marchers pass through Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter. (Forward)

Israeli gun control tips: Contrary to popular belief, Israel has some of the toughest gun restrictions in the world, and Americans could learn a lot from its approach, writes Charley Warady. (Times of Israel)

Far East bar mitzvah: Erica Lyons describes her efforts to plan her son’s Jewish rite of passage in Hong Kong, where many people expect lavish parties. (Jewish Press)

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