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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
JTA – The One America Movement, a faith- and community-based initiative to bridge growing divisions in U.S. society through community service and dialogue, is launching in cities across the … more
Following the recent attacks in Paris, the Jewish Federations of North America condemn the attacks on civic institutions and Jewish targets in the strongest possible terms, mourn the loss of life and pray for the injured, and express our support for … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, making her the first woman and the third consecutive Jewish top U.S. government banker. Yellen was confirmed in a 56-26 vote on Monday. January 6. She … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Before the HarperCollins Middle East Atlas story is deleted from email inboxes, it pays to spend another moment ruminating on the damage caused by companies that ought to know better. On its website, HarperCollins bills … more
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