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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...
Alexander Kahn

Son of Holocaust survivor who flew Afghan refugees to US: It was easy to...

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Last week, Delta Airlines pilot Alexander Kahn flew hundreds of Afghan refugees from Germany to Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C., as part of a...

This 100-year-old former reporter isn’t slowing down

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By Lori Silberman Brauner Muriel Mandell shows few signs of slowing down. The former wartime reporter-turned children’s book author-turned tech-savvy senior, who turned 100 on Aug....
Howard Kohr, Ceo of AIPAC

What the US foreign spending bill means for Israel

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To be, or not to be — that is the question when it comes to conditioned aid to Israel. The annual bill that determines what...