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Victim of Drive-by West Bank Shooting Dies

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One of the three 19-year old yeshiva students shot in a drive-by shooting this week in the West Bank has died of his wounds.
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Hate Crimes Up 73% in NYC, Asians and Jews Most Targeted

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A dramatic rise in attacks on Asian-Americans has led to an overall increase in hate crimes in New York City during 2021, while the number of crimes targeting Jews decreased slightly.
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Agency Posts Sermon Advising ‘Men of Israel’ to Apologize for Jesus’ Killing

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An agency that provides administrative services to the U.S. military posted an Easter sermon that described a New Testament passage preaching to Jews as a demand to “say sorry” for killing Jesus.

Community Briefs: Carl Lutz Honored, HIAS PA Awards, More

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Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Roy Blunt (Mo.) introduced a resolution April 28 to the U.S. Senate honoring Carl Lutz.

Kaiserman JCC Hires New CEO From JCC Ranks

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The Kaiserman JCC named veteran JCC executive Alan Scher as its new CEO, effective July 1.

Israeli Centrist Yair Lapid Given Opportunity to Replace Benjamin Netanyahu

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Yair Lapid, an Israeli centrist, has officially been given the opportunity to remove Benjamin Netanyahu from power.
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Decrying ‘Social Justice Ideology,’ 49 Sign ‘Jewish Harper’s Letter

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An open letter signed by about 50 prominent Jewish Americans is warning of the rise of “social justice ideology,” which is described as a “pernicious” force that is “antithetical to Judaism.”

Jewish Biden Backers, Lawmakers Push for Robert Wexler to Be Ambassador to Israel

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At least three top Jewish Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives want Robert Wexler, a former Florida congressman, to be the U.S. Ambassador to Israel.

The Jewish History of May Day and Labor Activism

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May Day might conjure images of flower garlands and maypoles as a traditional European spring festival, but the May 1 holiday is also a...

Philly Faces: Elijah Tomaszewski

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Elijah Tomaszewski, 29, began his Tribe 12 fellowship in January. Tomaszewski’s project is a little different than that of the typical Tribe 12 fellow;...