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Colin Powell with Ariel Sharon

Colin Powell, who brokered the Middle East ‘road map’ to peace, dies at 84

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Colin Powell will be remembered in history as the first Black U.S. national security advisor, the first Black military chief of staff and the...

With Yair Lapid at his side, Blinken uses a word that Israel has been...

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Yair Lapid got what he wanted out of his Washington visit: the word “every,” instead of “other.” During Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s first meeting...
Orthodox Jewish man takes a selfie

For Orthodox Jews, WhatsApp outage highlighted community infrastructure

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By Julia Gergely and Shira Hanau Asher Lovy was expecting a flood of notifications on the morning of Oct. 4 when he posted information about...
Impossible Pork dumplings

Impossible Pork is here, but it won’t be certified as kosher

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By Jacob Gurvis Impossible Foods, the plant-based meat company, is releasing a long-awaited new product — but unlike the wildly popular Impossible Burger, it won’t...
Pro-choice and anti-abortion protesters

The 2021 Supreme Court’s Jewish issues: Abortion, church-state separation, a painting stolen by Nazis...

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The Supreme Court opened a new session of cases this week, and an array of them affect Jewish life in the United States. But there...
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett

Israeli PM to American Jewish leaders: ‘We have to redesign our relationship’

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The first thing Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said, facing a room full of the leaders of the American Jewish community: “I wish my...

New traditions make Yom Kippur safer for Jews with eating disorders

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By Ella Rockart Shonna Levin is an Orthodox Jew, but this year, she wasn’t planning on spending Yom Kippur in a synagogue. The Brooklyn activist had...
The National Museum of American Jewish History

National Museum of American Jewish History emerges from bankruptcy

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By Sasha Rogelberg After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March 2020, the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is emerging from bankruptcy...

FBI reports drop in antisemitic crimes amid rise in total hate crimes

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The FBI recorded the largest number of hate crimes last year since 2008, including spikes in the number of anti-Black and anti-Asian hate crimes. Anti-Jewish...
Nancy A Shenker

CEO offers tips to older workers looking to get back, stay in the game

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By Nicole Raz Nancy A Shenker left her busy city life in Manhattan three years ago to begin her next chapter in Scottsdale, Ariz. “I described...