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Gabe Kapler Hired to Manage San Francisco Giants

By Marc Brodsky / JTA A month after being fired from his first manager’s post, Gabe Kapler has another shot. The Jewish ex-major league outfielder, a...
LifeTown Shoppes

A Chabad Couple Built an Immersive Village for Kids With Autism

Josefin Dolsten / JTA A new 11,000-square-foot shopping center in Livingston, New Jersey, is home to 15 storefronts, including a bank, pet shop and clothing...
the front of the Jewish Community Services Building, which houses Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

This Bill Will Help Nonprofits Pay for Security Improvements

For Jewish nonprofits in Philadelphia and across the state, there is relief and appreciation that, as of press time, Gov. Tom Wolf was slated...
Temple Emanuel in Pueblo, Colorado

Man Arrested for Plotting to Blow up Colorado Synagogue

By Ben Sales / JTA A white supremacist has been arrested for plotting to blow up a synagogue in Colorado. Richard Holzer, 27, was charged for...
Deborah Lipstadt speaks at Washington Hebrew Congregation

Deborah Lipstadt, Most American Jews Say Anti-Semitism a ‘Problem’

By Samantha Cooper The same week that the American Jewish Committee released the results of a survey on American anti-Semitism, the subject’s foremost expert, scholar...
Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers

The Tree of Life Rabbi’s Message One Year Later

On the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh shooting, Rabbi Hazzan Jeffrey Myers, the spiritual leader of Tree of Life, shares his thoughts on the...
Andrea and Ron Wedner

What Pittsburgh Victims’ Families Want to Tell the World

Peg Durachko has four bankers’ boxes filled to the brim with cards and small items that she received from friends and strangers after her...

These Are the People We Lost

On Oct. 27, 2018, everything changed for the American Jewish community. Even as we must move forward, we can never forget those who lost...
Polly Sheppard and Barry Werber embrace

After Pittsburgh: A Year of Mourning, A Year of Healing

On Oct. 27, 2018, unimaginable horror descended on the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as an anti-Semite extinguished the lives of 11 innocent Jews and...
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How the Democratic Candidates Differ on Middle East Policy

By Ron Kampeas / JTA The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep U.S. troops in the Middle East. The...