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JTA — A federal judge on May 16 granted control of the country’s oldest synagogue to the Rhode Island congregation that worships there and not the building’s New York-based founding … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – The president of New York University said the school will not acquiesce to its graduate student union’s recent demand that the university cut its Israel ties. “A … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The combative tone in Bernie Sanders’ campaign statements faded on the evening of April 26 to a softer pitch of persuasion. “I congratulate Secretary Clinton … more
(MyJewishLearning via JTA) – With thousands of published haggadot available for purchase, choosing the one that is best for your seder can be overwhelming. For an overview of the many … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Phil Aroneanu is a second-generation American Jew whose parents came to America as immigrants seeking refuge from an oppressive Communist regime in Eastern Europe. Aroneanu … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice President Joe Biden will address J Street, the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group announced April 11. The April 18 event comes a month after Biden, the Obama … more
JTA – Will Joc Pederson rebound from his second-half struggles of last season? Can Kevin Pillar build on his strong 2015 campaign? Will injuries derail onetime MVP Ryan Braun? These are some … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Comic actor Adam Sandler bought a $150 “plumber’s menorah” at a Jewish-owned Manhattan hardware store. Sandler spotted the unusual Hanukkah candelabra in the window of Beacon Paint & Hardware while shooting a Noah … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg will publish her first book since becoming a Supreme Court justice in 1993 — and it will include her thoughts on being Jewish. The New York-based publisher Simon & Schuster announced March 10 that … more
LAS VEGAS (JTA) – Rabbi Mel Hecht clutches his black coffee and paces in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts just down the road from the Red Rock Casino. It’s 2:27 p.m., and the couple said they’d be here by 2:20. The photographer has an … more
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