Your Daily Spiel For May 24

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Moses Farrow, Woody Allen’s son, defended his father’s sexual assault allegations, which were made by his sister Dylan. He said that he was present when the alleged molestation happened and so were three other adults. Farrow wrote a 4,600-word blog post on the topic on Wednesday.

Louisiana is the 25th state to make it illegal to do business with companies that boycott Israel. John Bel Edwards, the governor of Louisiana, signed an Executive Order on Tuesday. The order specifically named the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.

A stone block was thrown at an elite IDF soldier in a West Bank Palestinian refugee camp on Thursday morning. The soldier was hit in the head and is in critical condition. The block was thrown from a three-storey rooftop during an IDF  raid.

Jewish Music Week in Toronto! will start May 27 to June 3. The festival is celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday by putting a contemporary spin on traditional Jewish hits. The opening night will feature Music From the Blue Desert, a group described as the “new exotic sound of Jerusalem.”