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Eric Fingerhut Goes From Hillel International to Jewish Federations of North America

Eric Fingerhut, who led Hillel International for five years, has been hired in the same role at Jewish Federations of North America. And Mark...

News Briefs: NMAJH CEO Ivy Barsky to Resign and More

Harvard Lampoon Apologizes for Sexualized Anne Frank Image The student-run Harvard Lampoon humor magazine issued an apology after superimposing the face of Anne Frank onto...

News Briefs: Netflix Renews Shtisel and More

Netflix Renews Orthodox Drama Shtisel Israeli television drama Shtisel, which chronicles a family of haredi Jews, was renewed for a third season by Netflix, The...
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News Briefs: NYT Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Cartoons and More

US Measles Cases in 2019 Top 700 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the 2019 measles outbreak in the United States now...
George Selim

For George Selim, Counterterrorism Background Has Prepared Him Most for Role at ADL

A man named Corbin Kauffman was arrested in the Middle District of Pennsylvania on April 1 after law enforcement was notified about the content...
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News Briefs: NYU Honors Students for Justice in Palestine Chapter and More

NYU to Honor SJP Even though New York University President Andrew Hamilton has condemned the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS), the school honored on...

Chabad-Lubavitch HQ Statement on Poway Shooting

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, released this statement following yesterday’s shooting at a Chabad synagogue in Poway, California, in which one woman died and three...

Sderot Residents Among Wounded in California Synagogue Shooting

Speaking from his hospital bed, Israeli Almog Peretz attributes his instinct of protecting children to years of running to shelter from Gaza rockets in...
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One killed, three injured in shooting at Chabad of Poway, Calif.; suspect apprehended

Lori Gilbert-Kaye, 60, succumbed to her injuries suffered in the attack. Also wounded were a girl and two men, including the synagogue’s rabbi, 57-year-old...
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Five Judicial Candidates Reflect on Jewish Roots

Voters will head to the polls on May 21 and be asked to fill nine open judicial seats. There are races for judicial openings in...