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LOS ANGELES (JTA) – While preparing for Sukkot in drought-ridden California, I hoped that the holiday’s joy had not dried up alongside much of the state’s water supply. For a holiday also called “the season of our joy,” one … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Almost as soon as news of Nepal’s devastating earthquake reached the wider world, Jewish aid groups began mobilizing humanitarian efforts to help the victims. In Israel, that meant dispatching first responders to Nepal; in … more
BOSTON (JTA) – Emily Katz and Liora Hyman arrived early enough to snag front row seats for a concert with some of their favorite performers.   But this show wasn’t at one of … more
JTA – It was a day before Hurricane Harvey was due to make landfall, and Rabbi Shira Stern knew she was headed for Texas.   As a director of Disaster Spiritual Care for the American … more
JTA – The governor of Maryland signed an executive order that prohibits state agencies from entering into contracts with companies that boycott Israel. Gov. Larry Hogan signed the … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – For my bar mitzvah, my parents got me a laptop. For what I searched for on it, they got me a shrink. more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – An exhibit more than 20 years old against an iPhone: Docents at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum are increasingly noting the battle with hand-held devices to keep the … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Dianne Feinstein and Ron Wyden have much in common. Both longtime U.S. senators are Democrats, Jewish and fiercely independent West Coasters. more
JTA – Hillary Clinton blamed attacks against her by Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary for president on her eventual loss in the general election to Donald Trump. In excerpts from … more
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