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JTA – Yale will launch beginner Yiddish classes in the fall that will allow students to fulfill their language requirements, according to the Yale Daily News.Yiddish studies now offered at the … more
(JTA) – Season 3 of the hit haredi Orthodox drama series “Shtisel” will debut on Netflix on March 25, Israel’s Yes Studios announced Tuesday. The first two seasons of the … more

(JTA) — President-elect Joe Biden filled the months before Inauguration Day lining up a slate of Cabinet secretaries, assistants and advisors, … more

(JTA) – For the Jewish community, 2020 has been historic, turbulent and revelatory. The year began with 25,000 people, Jews and non-Jews, marching across the Brooklyn Bridge to take a stand … more
(JTA) Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel made the news Wednesday morning (Jan. 6) when Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who won one of two Georgia Senate elections Tuesday (Jan. 5), invoked the rabbi during … more
(JTA) – Anti-Semitic incidents accounted for 22% of hate crimes recorded last year in the pan-European region, though Jews comprise less than 1% of the population there.The data on hate crimes … more
PITTSBURGH (JTA) — Many American Jews woke up on Wednesday [Nov. 4] to a presidential election that is extending their anxiety and to electoral maps that show a Republican Party changed by a … more
(JTA) — Election Day 2020 is finally upon us, and besides the presidential election, there are hundreds of races across the country with huge implications for local and national politics. There are also several with higher stakes for the Jewish community, whether they involve key Jewish politicians or issues that American Jews are particularly concerned about. We’ve outlined which races we’ll be watching on Tuesday night and beyond. … more
(JTA) — Nearly half of Americans don’t know what the phrase “anti-Semitism” means. That’s one takeaway from two surveys published Monday by the American Jewish … more
(JTA) – If you’re in Arizona or Florida and a 585 area code pops up on your phone, you might want to answer: It could be a Jewish volunteer in Rochester, New York, whose mission it is to help you vote. The Greater Rochester Jewish Federation is one of a number of local and national Jewish organizations endeavoring to make sure eligible voters – Jewish and not – get to the polls. more
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