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Hillel President Adam Lehman, right, said the pandemic's implications are producing "a very challenging and uncertain fundraising and financial outlook for the future."

Hillel International Lays Off or Furloughs 20% of Staff

By Shira Hanau / JTA With many of its normal activities interrupted because of the coronavirus pandemic, Hillel International, the umbrella organization for centers for Jewish...
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Jewish Coronavirus Updates: Mikvah Reverses Course and More

By JTA Staff The spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is reshaping Jewish communities. We’re collecting the news flowing in from across the globe here. Sunday, April...
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Jewish Coronavirus Updates: Death Toll Mounts

By JTA Staff The spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is reshaping Jewish communities. We’re collecting the news flowing in from across the globe here. Wednesday, March...
People wear face masks in Times Square in New York City, March 3, 2020, after the city confirmed cases of the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

Jewish Coronavirus Updates: Immigration to Israel Continues

By JTA Staff The spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is reshaping Jewish communities. We’re collecting the news flowing in from across the globe here. Monday, March...
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Here’s How the New Coronavirus Has Affected the Jewish World

By Philissa Cramer and Laura E. Adkins / JTA Like the rest of the world, the Jewish world is reeling as the novel coronavirus spreads. Here's...

In Moldova, Jewish Teens Dispel Stereotypes

By Larry Luxner / JTA Fifteen Christian seventh-graders at the City Theater School in this capital city sit in a circle listening attentively while two...
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What to Watch for as Trump Unveils Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

By Ron Kampeas / JTA Three years after he asked his adviser son-in-law Jared Kushner to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians, President Donald...

As Number of Holocaust Survivors Dwindles, Educators Assess the Impact of Living Testimony

By Cnaan Liphshiz Cancer may have weakened Edward Mosberg’s body, but it has done nothing to dissuade the 94-year-old Holocaust survivor from New Jersey from...

Victims in Germany Shooting Identified as Jana Lange, Kevin S.

By Laura E. Adkins / JTA Jana Lange was a dedicated fan of German pop music. Kevin S. was a construction worker and decorator who...
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Gunman Kills 2 in Attack Near German Synagogue, at Kebab Shop

By Ron Kampeas, Toby Axelrod / JTA Two people were killed by a gunman who opened fire near a synagogue during Yom Kippur services and...