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Iran, Israel, anti-Semitism and more: What to watch in Joe Biden’s presidency

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On Joe Biden’s first day as president, he plans to launch a task force to reunite children and parents separated at the country’s southern...
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Jewish organizations wait on results of close presidential race

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By Eric Schucht As people waited out the results of Tuesday’s election, Hannah Recht, of Washington could say, “I told you so.” She knew it...

Jewish groups giving employees off for Election Day – to get out the vote...

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By Larry Luxner On Nov. 3, Lanni Solochek and her wife, Rabbi Lily Solochek, will volunteer as poll workers near their home in Rockland, Maine. Among...
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Here are some races to keep an eye on this Election Day

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Election Day 2020 is finally upon us, and besides the presidential election, there are hundreds of races across the country with huge implications for...
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The future of Jewish demographics in Europe does not look bright

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Jews’ share of the population of Europe is as low now as it was 1,000 years ago and is declining even further, according to...
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World Zionist Congress closes after business as unusual

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By Eric Schucht and Jesse Berman Liberal Israeli and Diaspora groups last week pushed back against an agreement by a coalition of Orthodox and right-wing...
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Sudan will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the trend of Arab states’ willingness...

Wounded victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting stay strong

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By Toby Tabachnik It’s been two years since an anti-Semite wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building in Pittsburgh, murdering 11 worshippers...
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Some officials fear Election Day violence could target Jews

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Ryan Greer used to spend his days trying to prevent people from becoming radicalized and joining ISIS. Now he and several former colleagues who used...
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What Jewish groups are watching for in this unusual Supreme Court session

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The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even with the...