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Federation Housing Celebrates 50 Years

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The first building that ever bore the name of Federation Housing was closed after just a single year of operation. Fifty years after those initial...

‘Challenging in a Different Way’: Rabbis Discuss High Holiday Sermons

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Every year, rabbis in Philadelphia and across the world work to strike a certain balance in their High Holiday sermons. How much do you talk...

Major Jerusalem Hospital Says it Won’t Admit Any More Coronavirus Patients

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By Marcy Oster As the daily number of diagnosed coronavirus cases in Israel continued at record levels, a major hospital in Jerusalem said it would...

Study: More Than One in 10 Americans Under 40 Thinks Jews Caused the Holocaust

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By Ben Sales More than one in 10 American adults under 40 believes that Jews caused the Holocaust. That’s one finding from a survey published Wednesday...

Israel Signs Peace Treaties with UAE and Bahrain in White House Ceremony

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By Marcy Oster Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling...

Austria to Triple its Spending on Jewish Community Security

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Austria’s government has agreed to cover all the security costs of its Jewish community. The federal funding for security measures will be $4.7...

Israelis Prepare for Second National Coronavirus Lockdown

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By Marcy Oster Israelis are preparing for a second nationwide lockdown set to start on Friday even as government officials are suggesting that some of...

Amid Increasing COVID Alarm, Packed Services Held at Chabad’s Brooklyn HQ on Saturday

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By Philissa Cramer Men packed into a late-night prayer service at Chabad’s main synagogue in Brooklyn Saturday night, in violation of New York’s health rules...

Top Orthodox Minister Resigns as Backlash Against New COVID Lockdown Mounts in Israel

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By Philissa Cramer Israel’s housing minister has resigned from the government to protest a nationwide lockdown aimed at bringing the country’s spiraling coronavirus outbreak under...

Israel Allocates $51 Million to Bring Over 2,000 Immigrants From Ethiopia by 2021

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By Cnaan Liphshiz Israel’s government has allocated $51 million to bring over 2,000 Ethiopian citizens this year, the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. The...