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February, March and April usually give me multiple opportunities to remember my father, Ike. That’s because his yahrzeit (the 9th of Adar II or Adar I, depending on whether it’s a leap … more
(JTA) – As the COVID-19 pandemic forces businesses and organizations to lay off employees and close up shop, two historic Reform synagogues in Brooklyn are entering merger discussions to … more
(JTA) — As the coronavirus forced the shutdown of many synagogues in the United States and beyond last Shabbat, many British Jews celebrated the day of rest as usual.At the time, their … more
(JTA) – British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis ordered the closure of all synagogues affiliated with United Synagogue, the largest network of Orthodox synagogues in the country. more
Many American Jews are concerned about what is happening in Israel, the state of relations between Israel and American Jewry and about funding for programs that they support in Israel. Rather than just stand by as Israelis vote for the third time in a year, Americans can also vote to express their opinions. The elections to the World Zionist Congress are the opportunity for Americans to ensure that their views are expressed. more
(JTA) – The end of each year offers the opportunity to remember the Jewish figures we lost over the past 12 months who left outsized impressions on our world. This year, … more
(JTA) – Netflix has aired a new documentary series about the death of Alberto Nisman, a Jewish prosecutor in Argentina who was assassinated in 2015 ahead of his testimony about Iranian … more
JTA – Next week’s summit meeting between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Finland recasts the Scandinavian nation in a role it had not occupied in … more
Our Jewish values are borderless. The guiding principles that inform the work of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island are the same values that we prioritize in our support overseas. The … more
JTA – An ancient Jewish site located just 30 miles from Islamic State-controlled Mosul is at risk of collapsing, a representative of Kurdish Jewry says. Sherzan Omer, Kurdish Jewry’s … more
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