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WASHINGTON (JTA) – Sheldon Adelson's offer to help pay for the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb's down from a range of observers who support the embassy's relocation. The … more
NEW YORK – It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special … more
JTA – Seven survivors of the Parkland school shooting were among thousands of Jewish high school students who attended the annual conference of the Chabad movement’s youth … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Jewish Council for Public Affairs, an umbrella body for Jewish public policy groups, is the latest Jewish organization to call on Israel’s government not to expel … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Jews were “undesirable.” They were “of low physical and mental standards.” They were “filthy.” They were “often dangerous in their … more
JTA – When Natalie Portman was named the 2018 winner of the $1 million Genesis Prize, known as the “Jewish Nobel,” it was in part an acknowledgement of her Israeli … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Last month, the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research made an astonishing announcement: the discovery of 170,000 Jewish documents thought to have been destroyed during the … more
JTA – I used to joke that I am not a self-hating Jew: It’s all those other Jews I can’t stand. Like I said, I used to tell that joke. In the current political climate, … more
TEL AVIV (JTA) – With talk of snap elections in the air, a new survey found that 70 percent of Israelis would want a right-wing or center-right government to come to power. The latest … more
JTA – Disney has severed its relationship with the popular YouTube star known as PewDiePie after millions of people viewed his videos featuring anti-Semitic content. In a Jan. 11 video … more