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NEW YORK (JTA) – A prominent Brooklyn rabbi who left the clergy last year has taken a leadership post at a major cultural and community center in New York. Andy Bachman, the spiritual leader at Congregation Beth Elohim in the Park Slope … more
JTA – Longtime fans of the Chicago Cubs know there are a few mainstays they can expect when they visit Wrigley Field: ivy on the outfield walls, a strict no-wave policy rigorously enforced by fans and, most days, disappointing play by the hometown … more
JTA – For many, summer is all about the three B’s: baseball, beaches and books.   With the weather and pennant races sizzling, two journalists and the mayor of baseball’s … more
Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org – Dr. Eli Harari, the Israeli founder of the SanDisk flash storage company, has been named as one of the nine 2014 recipients of the U.S. National Medal of Technology and Innovation. Harari will receive the … 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
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
The number of veterans who belong to organizations has declined sharply across the nation and Rhode Island, and it’s the same story for Jewish war veteran groups.   While Ira … more
Some facts about Jewish veterans buried at Arlington National Cemetery: • There are more than 2,000 Jewish veterans buried there. • Jewish veterans have been buried there since … more
JTA – The Iowa caucuses are over – and the first real test of the presidential candidates’ viability gave us more questions than answers. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, won the Republican caucus on Feb. 1, relegating Donald Trump, the … more
JTA – The quirky Jewish physicist would have been proud.   A violin once owned by Albert Einstein recently sold for $516,500 at the New York-based Bonhams auction house. The … more
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