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The Vatican Will Release WWII-era ‘Jewish Files’ Online, Including Unanswered Pleas to Pope

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Pope Francis has ordered 170 volumes of Jewish requests for help from the Catholic Church during World War II to be published online.

Deborah Lipstadt’s First Tour as Antisemitism Monitor: Saudi Arabia

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Deborah Lipstadt’s first overseas tour as the State Department’s antisemitism monitor will start in Saudi Arabia.

Federal Court Upholds Arkansas Law That Restricts Israel Boycotts

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A federal appeals court upheld an Arkansas state law requiring all public contractors to promise they won’t boycott Israel.

BDS Movement Disavows Boston Project Mapping Jewish Groups

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The global BDS movement targeting Israel has disavowed a controversial website.
Edward Kalendar performs at the Rainbow Room in 2007

‘Underground’ Jazz Songwriter, Composer and Performer Edward Kalendar Dies at 80

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Edward Kalendar, whose love of underground jazz music heard while living in Ukraine led to a prolific career as a composer, conductor, jazz pianist...
Rows of librarians pose for a photo with their fingers on their lips, making a shushing sound.

Association of Jewish Libraries to Host Conference at Weitzman

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Jewish librarians are more than just little old ladies with tight buns and eyeglasses. And being a librarian is more than just fetching a...
Doug Mastriano is a bald white man wearing a brown suit standing in front of a podium and microphone.

Jews Debate Mastriano’s Christian Nationalist Beliefs

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When Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano kicked-off his primary campaign on Jan. 8, he donned a tallit and blew a shofar, despite not...
Standing in front of a window with "Congregation Beth Ahavah" painted on it, three white people stand dressed in sweatshirts.

LGBT Acceptance Swells, But Queer Jews Remember Pain of AIDS Crisis

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When Heshie Zinman visited his buddies — HIV/AIDS patients in Pennsylvania Hospital — in the mid-1980s, delivering their food trays or just saying hi,...

Last Word: Barbara Boroff’s Craft Shows Are Back

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It started as a fun hobby with her husband and grew into a business that could attract a Big Ten football-sized crowd, about 100,000...
Isabella Segalovich is a young white person with dark, shoulder-length hair. She is wearing a mustard yellow shirt and smiling in front of a white background.

You Should Know…Isabella Segalovich

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At first glance, a video about hidden gelatin in vitamin D3 capsules has nothing to do with the rise of subway graffiti in New...