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American Jews Donate More, Pray Less During Pandemic

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By Ben Sales During the pandemic, Jews have attended virtual services, read scripture or prayed less often than other Americans, and they have given charity...
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Jewish Federations Get $5 Million to Help Holocaust Survivors

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(JTA) — A $5 million U.S. government grant will help a Jewish group care for Holocaust survivors and other adults with a history of...

Delaware to Require Teaching of the Holocaust and Genocide

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  By Marcy Oster (JTA) — The state of Delaware will require the teaching of a Holocaust curriculum in middle and high schools starting with the...

Adin Steinsaltz, Scholar Who Made the Talmud More Accessible, Dies at 83

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By Ben Harris Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinzaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one of Judaism’s...

Rashida Tlaib, Who Supports Israel Boycott, Wins Michigan Democratic Primary

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By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rashida Tlaib, one of two Congress members to support the boycott Israel movement, defeated a challenger in her Michigan...

Former NFL Running Back Larry Johnson Tweets That Jews Are Involved in Sex Trafficking,...

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By Marcy Oster Larry Johnson, a former running back who played seven seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs, tweeted multiple times to his more than 147,000 followers...
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ZOA Head Morton Klein Talks With Ice Cube About Anti-Semitism

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Mort Klein didn’t know much about Ice Cube when he got on the phone with him on Monday afternoon, but by the end of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Nonsurgical Procedure, Will Stay in Hospital Through End of Week

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By Marcy Oster Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will remain hospitalized through the end of the week after undergoing a minimally invasive nonsurgical procedure...

No Mikvah, No Problem — Converts Head to Camp Ramah

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By Josefin Dolsten On a typical summer day, hundreds of kids can be found around the lake at Camp Ramah in the Berkshires splashing around...

GOP Senator Runs Campaign Ad Showing Jewish Challenger With Elongated Nose

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  By Marcy Oster Sen. David Perdue, a Georgia Republican, removed a campaign ad from Facebook that showed an image of his Jewish challenger, Jon Ossoff,...