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Antony Blinken Expects Other Countries to Sign Onto Abraham Accords This Year

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he anticipates more normalization agreements for Israel in the next year.
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Yeshiva University Plans to Eliminate In-person Hebrew Courses Indefinitely

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Yeshiva University is planning to eliminate its in-person Hebrew courses indefinitely, making what was at first a pandemic-induced measure a permanent one.
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Holocaust History in North Africa Explored

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Aomar Boum and Sarah Abrevaya Stein knew the wartime experiences of North African Jews are often overlooked in Holocaust history, so they decided to...
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Terrorism Prevention Program Launched

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One of the first projects for Jennifer Arbittier Williams in her new role as acting United States attorney for Philadelphia and surrounding counties is...
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Kosher Meal Program Fights Food Insecurity

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When Yonaton Yares started distributing kosher meals to families in the parking lot of his synagogue last May, he had no idea how much...
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Can You Link Yom HaShoah, Pandemic?

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As synagogue congregations, Holocaust remembrance groups and educational institutions gathered last week via Zoom to mark the second Yom HaShoah observed during the pandemic,...
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Community Briefs: ‘Bulldog’ Fights, Gratz Combines Programs, More

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Boxer Benny Sinakin, whose nickname is The Jewish Bulldog, suffered his first professional loss on April 3 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, falling to Bronx, New York-based Nigerian Afunwa King.

Ancient Libyan Synagogue Being Turned Into Islamic Center, Jewish Group Says

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An abandoned and ancient synagogue in Libya is being turned into an Islamic religious center without permission, the World Organization of the Jews of Libya said.
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Netherlands Anti-Semitism Tally Drops by 25% Due to COVID-19 Lockdowns

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The number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded in the Netherlands in 2020 decreased by 25% over the previous year but was still among the highest totals in a decade.

Jewish Psychedelics Movement Gets Boost From Laid-off Rabbi, First-ever Conference

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Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, while some people were dabbling with new hobbies, Rabbi Zac Kamenetz was going all in on a lifelong fantasy.