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Rabbi Sholom Bluming next to supplies for hurricane relief

After Hurricane Dorian, Bahamas Chabad Helps With Relief Effort

As Hurricane Dorian was unleashing its unimaginable devastation on the Bahamas earlier this week, Rabbi Sholom and Sheera Bluming, co-directors of Chabad of the Bahamas, hunkered down in...
South America map showing Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela

Latin American Jewish Immigrants Look for Safety in US

Though the Jewish community has a long history of resettlement in the U.S., in 2019 most new immigrants in our country are not Jewish. And...
A wall lists the names of those who died in the AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Twenty-Five Years After Attack, Philadelphia Remembers AMIA Bombing

It’s a day that has remained with Pedro Feldman, even after all these years. On the morning of July 18, 1994, a car bomb went...
Four different beers

News Briefs: German Town Buys Entire Beer Supply to ‘Dry the Nazis out’ and...

First Overall Pick in NHL Draft is Jewish The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick June 21 in the National Hockey...
Attendees at the 2019 ROI Summit in Jerusalem sit in a circle

Jerusalem Summit Brings International Young Jews to Mobilize for Positive Change

By Eliana Rudee A collection of 152 of the Jewish world’s leading, young innovators from 30 countries and six continents convened in Jerusalem to reflect,...
A group of people surrounds “The Grieving Mother” monument to Holocaust victims in Poltava, Ukraine

Ukrainian City Sells Jewish Mass Grave to Real Estate Developer

A mass grave of Jews murdered in the Holocaust has been sold by a Ukrainian city to a residential building developer who is planning...
Croatian State Secretary Tonci Glavina, Ambassador to the U.S. Pjer Simunovic and State Secretary Frano Matusic of the Republic of Croatia Ministry of Tourism during a Philadelphia visit

Croatian Delegation Discusses Israel Relationship During Philadelphia Visit

June 7 may have been an average day for many, but it was monumental for one Balkan nation. On that day, American Airlines launched a...

‘The Tsar’s Drummer’ Traces Anti-Semitism Across Generations Through Smukler Family History

“Do you remember having a toy drum?” There was a moment of quiet between Joe Smukler and Aleksander “Sasha” Shmukler, then Smukler began to cry. The...

News Briefs: Bill Banning Religious Symbols at Work Introduced in Quebec and More

Brown President Nixes Israel Divestment Referendum That Students Approved Although 69 percent of Brown University students voting in campus elections March 22 supported an undergraduate...

Krakow JCC Director Talks Community-Building in Advance of Philly Visit

More than 90 percent of all Polish Jews were killed in the Holocaust. It was murder on a scale beyond human comprehension then and...