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Julian Edelman invites Meyers Leonard to Shabbat dinner after the NBA player apologizes for...

Jewish NFL star Julian Edelman is offering Meyers Leonard an open hand after the NBA player apologized for saying the word “kike” during a...

Nikki Haley talks defending Israel, leaving Iran deal

(Nikki Haley by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0) Growing up in a small South Carolina town, where she and her family were...
Kosher Palate in Dallas decided to follow the governor’s lead in ending its requirement that customers be masked, then backtracked amid complaints.

One Dallas kosher grocer removed the mask rule. Then came the backlash.

By Shira Hanau When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced last week that he would end the state’s 9-month-old mask mandate, the proprietors of Kosher Palate...

Dallas Jewish conservatives plan ‘mask-burning’ party to celebrate end of Texas mandate

  By Andrew Lapin The political advocacy group Dallas Jewish Conservatives is celebrating Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s lifting of his statewide mask mandate by holding...

How to move to Israel while working remotely for a US employer

  Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand It turns out the coronavirus pandemic has had an unexpected silver lining for Americans contemplating making aliyah: the normalization...

Violinist Itzhak Perlman, Rep. Jamie Raskin and blind rabbi Lauren Tuchman highlight the need...

Sponsored By Larry Luxner When Israeli-American violinist Itzhak Perlman debuted at Carnegie Hall in 1963, he performed while seated — a consequence of the polio that...

(Watch) Mass. school committee member calls former employee a ‘k—‘ on live TV

https://jewishjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Lowell-School.-Committee-2.mp4 By Steven A. Rosenberg LOWELL. Mass. – Lowell Mayor John Leahy has demanded the resignation of School Committee member Robert Hoey Jr. after Hoey appeared...

Ruderman foundation, main donor to Jewish inclusion efforts, ends its disability giving

By Asaf Shalev To many in the Jewish world, the Ruderman Family Foundation is synonymous with efforts to increase inclusion for Jews with disabilities. Based in...

Nikki Haley could be a Jewish GOP favorite in 2024

Nikki Haley has finally and decisively broken with Donald Trump in a move that puts her at the front of the potential Republican presidential...
Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in 2016

Biden and Netanyahu, in first phone call since US leader’s inauguration, speak for an...

President Joe Biden called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nearly a month into his first term — a time frame that drew criticism from...