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Sundance Documentary ‘Under G-d’ Follows Jewish Legal Fight for Abortion Rights After Roe

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Stephen Silver | JTA Last summer, in the days after the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade — the landmark 1973 decision that protected...

You Should Know … Jacob Ansbacher

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Some people don’t let grass grow under their feet. That certainly describes Jacob Ansbacher, 33, who grew up in Chevy Chase, Md., and now...

‘Take a Leap’ African-American Dance to Be Highlighted for Black History Month

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It may not be a leap year, but the Gordon Center for Performing Arts still wants people to “Take a Leap” this month. The...

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You Should Know … Jacob Ansbacher

Some people don’t let grass grow under their feet. That certainly describes Jacob Ansbacher, 33, who grew up in Chevy Chase, Md., and now...

Opinion

Why the Pro-Settler Right Hates Israel’s Justice System So Much

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As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government places the Israeli Supreme Court in the crosshairs, concerned supporters of Israel, from the Biden administration to...

As Antisemitism Rises, Gen Z Needs to Be Empowered With Jewish Knowledge

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Tomer Schorr Kanye (“Ye”) West has thrown the discussion about antisemitism into the spotlight across social-media platforms. He sparked outrage with millennials and older generations...

I Am a Single Rabbi Without Children … and I Shouldn’t Be Made to...

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Jessica Fisher | JTA I recently attended a bris in my community where the mohel announced to the new parents and the whole room, “Raising...

Nation and World

Russian Missiles Reportedly Damage Historic Synagogue in Southeastern Ukraine

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Russian missile fire damaged a 113-year-old synagogue last weekend in the city of Huliaipole, Ukraine. An unconfirmed photo of the synagogue on Twitter shows a...

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Uses New Book to Build Bridges

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“The Book of Jewish Knowledge” is given out to educate and inspire 125 ambassadors at the world body. To begin the new year of 2023,...

World Briefs: Half of 25 Most Generous Philanthropists in US Are Jews, but Few...

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Half of 25 Most Generous Philanthropists in US Are Jews, but Few Give to Jewish Groups Jews made up nearly half of America’s biggest philanthropic...

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Food & Dining

Gimme Some Gumbo!

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Keri White A friend just bought me a bag of fresh okra. That sounds like an odd gift, but she knows me and is aware...

Veggie Soup to Warm Up Winter

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This time of year, soup calls my name. The warming comfort that a bowl of soup delivers helps get me through the bleak days...

Chicken Schnitzel Sandwiches Inspired by Chef Michael Solomonov

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The Wall Street Journal recently featured one of my idols in its weekend “Slow Food Fast” section: Michael Solomonov’s chicken schnitzel recipe caught my...

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In Haifa, a University Serves as a Base for Arab-Jewish Coexistence and a Place...

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Larry Luxner | JTA HAIFA — On a recent chilly morning, six Israeli Druze women gathered in a room at the University of Haifa library...