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Good morning, New York. Today is Veterans Day, and the New York City Veterans Day parade, the country’s largest, will step off between 12-12:30 p.m. today after an opening ceremony at Madison Square Park. The National Museum of American Jewish Military History has released this video celebrating Jewish men and women who served in the military.

STANDING FIRM: In her first speech to a Jewish audience as New York’s governor, Kathy Hochul vowed to fight hate crimes and criticized fellow Democrats over their positions on Israel. (Jewish Week via JTA)

GUILTY: Two leaders of Lev Tahor, a fundamentalist Jewish sect, were found guilty on Wednesday of kidnapping and child sexual exploitation crimes by a federal jury in White Plains. (Jewish Week via JTA)

FOOD BIZ: Kosherfest returned to the Meadowlands this year, showing off new products and celebrating the kosher food industry’s resilience after nearly two years of pandemic. (Jewish Week via JTA)

SHOP TALK: The first-ever Susan Alexandra store, selling signature beaded handbags, is a bold, bright tribute to the Lower East Side’s rich Jewish history. (Jewish Week via JTA)

SALUTE: The U.S. Navy launched a ship in San Diego named for the slain LGBT icon and Woodmere, Long Island native Harvey Milk. (The Hill)



The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s Other Israel Film Festival concludes tonight with a screenings of “200 Meters,” a feature film about a Palestinian family separated by Israel’s border wall. Followed by a live Q+A with director Ameen Nayfeh, moderated by Yona Shem-Tov. Buy tickets here for this in-person event or stream online.

Explore the Shmitah year, when the land is to rest one year every seven years. The Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning digs into the purpose of this rest and the texts that tell the story of this cyclical phenomenon. Register here. Noon.

Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a Veterans Day screening of “Bagels Over Berlin,” a documentary from filmmaker Alan Feinberg focusing on the U.S. Army Air Corps, which suffered the highest mortality rate among branches of the U.S. armed forces but which nonetheless attracted Jewish volunteers in disproportionately large numbers. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Feinberg and Gerald Gersten, who flew 35 bombing missions over Germany between 1943 and 1945. Register here. 5:00 p.m.

The Theater Project presents a live streaming production of playwright Joseph Vital’s ‘The Interpreter,” depicting the complex relationship between a young, Jewish U.S. Army interpreter at the Nuremberg trials and Nazi Hermann Göring. The play runs Nov. 11-14; Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. A Zoom talkback with the playwright, actors and director follows each broadcast. Buy tickets and get more information here.

Photo, top: N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul chats with Gideon Taylor, executive vice president and CEO of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, after a video address by Hochul, her first major speech to a Jewish group as governor, Nov. 10, 2021. (Via YouTube)

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