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BY  JTA – At the start of his campaign, he was dismissed as a fringe protest candidate, an old man with messy hair whose ideas were too extreme to win a national election. But now that … more
BY  JTA – On Monday [Nov. 7], one day before Election Day, I received a call from a reader. She identified herself as a Reform Jew, 46, from Chicago. She had praise for JTA and our … more
JTA – As a fan who runs the “Bob Dylan: Tangled Up in Jews” website, I should have been ecstatic at the Nobel Prize in Literature being awarded to the writer whose words have been … more
JTA – This season promised to be a banner year for Jewish Major League Baseball players – and by and large, the class of ’16 fared pretty well. Many had their best seasons in years … more
WASHINGTON (JTA) – Vice President Joe Biden said Shimon Peres’ legacy should be one of tolerance at a time of rising bigotry.   “At a time when the currents of bigotry … more
JTA – The Tampa City Council in Florida approved a 6-foot-high fence around the new branch of the Jewish Community Centers despite opposition by council members and community members. The … more
JTA – A Jewish cemetery in New York state’s Orange County was vandalized with anti-Semitic graffiti. The outer wall of the cemetery in Warwick, a suburban town about 90 minutes north … more
JTA – A Facebook vice president and a human rights advocate who survived the Rwandan genocide are among five people appointed to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council. Elliot Schrage, the vice … more
BOSTON (JTA) – A new study, touted as the first-ever state-by-state, county-by-county Jewish population estimate, shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in … more
  JTA – Jacob Neusner, one of the most influential voices in American Jewish intellectual life in the past half-century, has died. Neusner, one of the most published authors in … more
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