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Younger Jews see no contradiction in speaking up for Palestinians

Hadar Cohen spent the first 10 years of her life in Jerusalem, where she grew up with a lot of liturgy and prayer as her family managed a synagogue. Cohen is a Mizrahi Jew, a community whose roots in ...

American Jews take stock of internal divisions, antisemitism

As fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers raged before last week’s cease-fire, U.S. rabbinical student Max Buchdahl wanted to be considerate of those in his community who are emotion...

Israeli police escort Jews to flashpoint Jerusalem site

Israeli police escorted more than 250 Jewish visitors Sunday to a flashpoint holy site in Jerusalem where clashes between police and Palestinian protesters helped trigger a war in Gaza, according to t...

As trust between Israeli Jews and Arabs reaches new lows, Netanyahu rises again

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators in the world’s capitals in mid-May 2021 blamed the Israeli government for recent bloodshed in Israel and Gaza, and called on world leaders to pressure Israeli Prime Minis...

New survey of US Jews reveals worries, strengths, divisions

A comprehensive new survey of Jewish Americans finds them increasingly worried about antisemitism, proud of their cultural heritage and sharply divided about the importance of religious observance in ...

FBI reaches out to Hasidic Jews to fight antisemitism – but bureau has fraught history with Judaism

The FBI wants to hear from Hasidim, or “ultra-Orthodox” Jews. The Hate Crimes Unit said as much when it issued announcements – in both Yiddish and Hebrew – asking Jews to report antisemitic incidents ...

Book Talk: The Soul of Judaism- Jews of African Descent in America

Author Dr. Bruce D. Haynes interviewed by Dr. Michael Alexander. The Soul of Judaism offers the first exploration of the full diversity of Black Jews, including bi-racial Jews of both matrilineal and ...

Christians, Jews, Muslims and lobbyists left and right fret over SCOTUS 'donor privacy' case  

What cause could ever possibly unite Christian Right activists, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Zionist Organization of America, “pro-family,” “pro-life,” “...

54. Introduction to the History of the Jews of Africa (Jewish History Lab)

Preliminary remarks on the study of the Jews in Africa. Note: for some reason this particular topic attracts an unusual amount of inappropriate commentary. Scholarly, collegial discussion is welcomed ...

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