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NYC Mayor: Get Vaxxed by Monday to be Protected by Rosh Hashanah

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 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a message for Jewish New Yorkers: If you want to be fully vaccinated by Rosh Hashanah, you need to get your first Pfizer shot by Monday.
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Ted Cruz Blocks Bill Advancing Israel-Arab Normalization

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Sen. Ted Cruz is blocking the advance of a bill that would promote normalization between Israel and Arab states because it includes language enshrining a two-state solution as the preferred U.S. outcome to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Holocaust Historian Deborah Lipstadt is Biden’s Pick for Antisemitism Envoy

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is set to nominate Deborah Lipstadt, the Emory University Holocaust historian, to be the State Department’s antisemitism envoy.

Jewish Agencies Making Plans to Reopen

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Jewish agencies and organizations went virtual with the rest of the world when the pandemic hit.

David L. Cohen Nominated Ambassador to Canada

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President Joe Biden announced plans on July 21 to nominate David L. Cohen, former vice chairman of the board of the Jewish Federation of...

Area Athlete Represents US in Olympic Discus

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At 27, Sam Mattis is an Olympian for the first time. The East Brunswick High School (New Jersey) and University of Pennsylvania graduate, whose mother...

Lone Soldier’s Legacy Persists 15 Years After Death

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Michael Levin, a Philadelphia native, wanted to join the Israel Defense Forces since the age of nine. He even broke into an Israeli army...

Two Prominent Rabbis Retiring Next Year

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Next summer, the Philadelphia region will lose two of its longest-tenured rabbis. After 21 years, Lance Sussman is stepping down as senior rabbi at Reform...

Jewish Masons Adapt to Keep Fraternity Alive

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Born out of the English and Scottish guild systems of the 13th century, the fraternal organization of Masons was designed to help stonemasons regulate...

Kaiserman JCC CEO Ponders Business Model

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In the era of a gym in every shopping center, where does that leave Jewish Community Centers? The Kaiserman JCC’s board of directors hired Alan...