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(MyJewishLearning via JTA) – With thousands of published haggadot available for purchase, choosing the one that is best for your seder can be overwhelming. For an overview of the many … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – Phil Aroneanu is a second-generation American Jew whose parents came to America as immigrants seeking refuge from an oppressive Communist regime in Eastern Europe. Aroneanu … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice President Joe Biden will address J Street, the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group announced April 11. The April 18 event comes a month after Biden, the Obama … more
JTA – Will Joc Pederson rebound from his second-half struggles of last season? Can Kevin Pillar build on his strong 2015 campaign? Will injuries derail onetime MVP Ryan Braun? These are some … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Comic actor Adam Sandler bought a $150 “plumber’s menorah” at a Jewish-owned Manhattan hardware store. Sandler spotted the unusual Hanukkah candelabra in the window of Beacon Paint & Hardware while shooting a Noah … more
NEW YORK (JTA) — Ruth Bader Ginsburg will publish her first book since becoming a Supreme Court justice in 1993 — and it will include her thoughts on being Jewish. The New York-based publisher Simon & Schuster announced March 10 that … more
LAS VEGAS (JTA) – Rabbi Mel Hecht clutches his black coffee and paces in front of the Dunkin’ Donuts just down the road from the Red Rock Casino. It’s 2:27 p.m., and the couple said they’d be here by 2:20. The photographer has an … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – With the sudden passing this weekend of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court is now split 4-4 between liberals and conservatives, throwing into doubt how the court will rule on a raft of cases – including several watched … more
JTA – Billionaire businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein has donated $18.5 million to repair and restore the Lincoln Memorial. The donation from Rubenstein, the co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, to the National Park Foundation’s … 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
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