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WASHINGTON (JTA) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was his impression that President Donald Trump’s administration now understands that the meaning of the Holocaust was the … more
JTA – Jewish groups largely came out against a new executive order allowing clergy to endorse or oppose candidates from the pulpit, fearing that it will erode the separation between church and … more
JTA – The United States is the only industrialized country in the world not to mandate paid maternity leave, and only 11 percent of private-sector American employees have access to it. But a growing list of Jewish nonprofits are now offering … more
JTA – Disney has severed its relationship with the popular YouTube star known as PewDiePie after millions of people viewed his videos featuring anti-Semitic content. In a Jan. 11 video … more
JTA – Joel Sollender, a World War II prisoner of war who appeared in television ads for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has died. The cause of his Dec. 27 death was congestive … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Two Jewish groups joined a brief on behalf of a Muslim woman whose right to wear a headscarf in a retail job is under consideration by the Supreme Court. The court on Oct. 2 agreed to hear the case, Politico reported. … more
LOS ANGELES (JTA) – Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin, a leader of Reform Judaism who founded and guided the Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles from modest beginnings to become one of the world’s … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The Israeli political scene has always been one of stark contrasts between the two most iconic, if not always most successful, parties: dovish Labor vs. hawkish Likud. While … more
JTA – Anti-Semitic flyers with swastika-like symbols were discovered on the campus of Cornell University in upstate New York. The posters, which read “Just say no to Jewish … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – When Rabbi Angela Buchdahl announced how her synagogue would respond to the #MeToo moment, she singled out a man. But he wasn’t one of her congregants, synagogue clergy … more
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