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JTA – Prince William will soon embark on a historic visit to Israel. During the trip, which also includes stops in Jordan and the West Bank, Britain’s Duke of Cambridge will visit … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – As the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination approaches, we Jews have our own special reasons to mourn. The conventional community memory of Kennedy would be enough by itself. JFK overcame the legacy of his … more
JTA – “The Band’s Visit,” about a troupe of Egyptian musicians that winds up in a tiny Israeli village, garnered 11 Tony nominations, including for best … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Helen Mirren testified to the U.S. Senate about the importance of restoring art stolen by Nazis to its rightful owners. Mirren, the Oscar-winning British actress, appeared … more
BY  JTA – On Monday [Nov. 7], one day before Election Day, I received a call from a reader. She identified herself as a Reform Jew, 46, from Chicago. She had praise for JTA and our … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Janet Yellen is soft-spoken, tough, methodological, flexible – and Jewish. President Obama’s announcement last week that he had tapped Yellen, 67, to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve made news in … more
JNS.org – A 19-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested over last year’s theft of a Holocaust memorial sculpture in Milton, Mass. In September 2016, the unnamed suspect stole the … more
Eighteen-year-olds have a habit of forming close, family-like relationships with each other. It’s rare, however, that Israeli and American teenagers living thousands of miles apart have the chance to create such bonds. But this year, 25 teens have … more
JTA – Nine months of negotiations were supposed to propel Israelis and Palestinians into a future of peace. Instead, the collapse of talks is threatening to make the future look much like the past. Israel’s decision last week to suspend … more
JTA – Three Israelis have opened the only Kosher retail bakery in San Francisco. Friends Isaac Yosef and Avi Edri, and head chef Yanni, held a soft opening for their bakery Taboon in the … more
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