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This article was first published on The Conversation. (JTA) – As news of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spread on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, a common question … more
(JTA) — The Jewish Advocate, a 118-year-old newspaper in Boston founded by Theodor Herzl, is the latest victim of the coronavirus crisis.The weekly announced Wednesday that it will suspend … more
(JTA) Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of Great Britain, has written dozens of books about religion and politics – but he believes that mixing the two leads to “terrible politics … more
(JTA) — Primary day is here for Massachusetts, and most eyes have been focused on the race for a Democratic nod between the longtime progressive lawmaker Sen. Ed Markey and the younger, more … more
(JTA) — Last week, a researcher who focuses on extremism said he was concerned that the fatal shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, could start a trend of similar deadly incidents at … more
When Jewish institutions like JCCs and synagogues shut down this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it often felt like a wrenching decision arrived at reluctantly after careful … more
(JTA) — The first time the Metropolitan Museum of Art tweeted a picture that appeared unmistakably to Jewish followers to be a ritual object used in Jewish prayer with the label … more
<!--Welcome to The Tell, the week's Jewish news from Washington by Ron Kampeas, JTA's Washington Bureau Chief.--> WASHINGTON (JTA) — Old-fashioned postcards remain one of the best ways to get … more
What is Black Lives Matter? Black Lives Matter (BLM) is a non-centralized grassroots social justice movement organized by regional chapters urging society to value Black lives and recognize their marginalization. more
(JTA) — It was when Mark Zuckerberg said he would allow Holocaust denial on his platform that the Anti-Defamation League realized its partnership with Facebook wasn’t working. The … more
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