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(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
(JTA) – George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he’s hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle – Democrat or Republican. In … more
(JTA) – Who are the Proud Boys, the far-right group that Donald Trump name-checked at the first presidential debate? And do they hate Jews? The answer to the second question: Some of them … more
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
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