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Jewish Men Talk About Confrontation with Black Hebrew Israelites at Philly...

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By Jesse Bernstein and Liz Spikol "Orthodox Jews violently attacked by mob @ BLM protest last night in Philly," Yaacov Behrman, a community activist, tweeted...

National News

Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz Dies at 94

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Even after she experienced the horrors of Auschwitz, Holocaust survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz did not hate anyone. As she told the Jewish Exponent in 2019, hating...

Book of Essays About Tree of Life Massacre Published

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By David Rullo Two years after the shooting at the Tree of Life building, “Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the...

Two Weeks After Twitter Bans Holocaust Denial, CEO Says it’s Still Allowed

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By Ben Sales Two weeks ago, Twitter banned Holocaust denial. Or did it? The company announced earlier this month that it would ban posts that “deny or diminish”...

Arts

You Can Buy an 18th-Century Torah Shield Matching the Israel Museum’s (if You Have...

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By Philissa Cramer Among the relics up for sale in a forthcoming Sotheby’s auction are two Torah shields that the auction house is calling “the...

If You Loved ‘Borat,’ You’ll Like the Sequel

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“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” struggles with the same issues that affect all sequels — how to recapture what made the original so captivating. For the new...

Oscar Isaac in Talks to Play Jewish Superhero in ‘Moon Knight’ TV Series

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By Philissa Cramer The forthcoming TV adaptation of a Marvel comic series about a rabbi’s son who leaves religion for a life of vigilante justice...

Holocaust Survivors Angry About Politician Nominated to Lead Yad Vashem

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Effi Eitam seen at the Jerusalem Supreme Court during a hearing on oil searching in the Golan Heights, Dec. 23, 2014. (Flash90 via JTA) BY GABE...

Tel Aviv U. Launches Program to Preserve Knowledge of Ethiopian Jewish Bible

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Tel Aviv University announced the launch of what it says is the world’s first academic program focused on the holy scriptures of...

Sudan Will Normalize Ties with Israel, Trump Announces

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By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the...