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WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israel’s announcement last week that an Israeli consortium would build Sorek 2, the world’s largest desalination plant, surprised many who had been watching the deal: The … 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
PARIS (JTA) — It has been a turbulent five years for the French capital’s residents. From the Charlie Hebdo and November 2015 terrorist attacks to the upheaval caused by the yellow vest … more
(JTA) — Regulars at the synagogue in the Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine call its main hallway “the traffic jam.” The term, often uttered with an eye roll, refers to the bottleneck … more
Among the 11 Poles recognized at the 2019 “Preserving Memory” awards ceremony for their role in protecting their country’s Jewish heritage were three men from Chelm: Zbigniew S. … more
(JTA) – The Jewish Chronicle of London, the world’s longest-running Jewish publication, has been saved from liquidation and transferred to new owners.A consortium from the Jewish … more
(JTA) — An online Holocaust remembrance event coordinated by Israel’s embassy in Berlin was hacked with vulgar anti-Semitic images and messages.Monday evening’s memorial event, a … more
(JTA) – Two weeks ago, the owners of the United Kingdom’s top two Jewish newspapers described their plans to dissolve the publications as a sad, inescapable consequence of the coronavirus … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The coronavirus couldn’t dim the annual torch-lighting ceremony in Israel for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, or Yom Hashoah. In a … more
(JTA) – Anti-Semitic hate speech has risen dramatically since the start of the coronavirus crisis and must be rejected, the United Nations’ special rapporteur on freedom of religion or … more
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