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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 – The Chabad-affiliated Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia is opening what it is calling Russia’s first Jewish university.   Modeled after Yeshiva University in … 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
JTA – “I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus.” That was the perception of Israeli cuisine that filmmaker Roger Sherman had when he reluctantly decided to accompany his friend, the acclaimed Jewish cookbook writer Joan Nathan, on a food tour of Israel in 2010. But the reality exceeded his expectations. 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
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