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Growing number of young Jews turning to service to express their Jewish values

  Janu Mendel, the Southeast regional director of Repair the World, tends to vegetation at a local community farm in Miami. (Courtesy of Repair the...

Maryland’s Jamie Raskin has cancer

Jamie Raskin, the Jewish Maryland Democrat who has been a lead investigator of former President Donald Trump’s alleged responsibility for the deadly Jan. 6,...

Anne Frank, Christian?

By Andrew Lapin The Republican nominee for Congress in Texas’ 7th district is a self-proclaimed history buff, but his take on Anne Frank is not...

Did you enter a Jewish building, event or program this year?

Sponsored By Larry Luxner When Jewish summer camps unexpectedly had to cancel their summer programs two years ago after the COVID-19 pandemic hit and before vaccines...

This expanding Jewish university is doing some unusual things

Sponsored By Stewart Ain When New York granted university status last February to what had been known until this year as Touro College, it signaled a...

Nation | October 13, 2022

German synagogue reports shattered window during Yom Kippur services A broken window interrupted the final moments of Yom Kippur services in Hanover, Germany, unsettling a...

Jewish NBA, WNBA owner cites ‘faith’ and ‘atonement’ in announcing decision to sell teams

Robert Sarver, the Jewish owner of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, announced on Sept. 21 that he will seek buyers for...

New Jewish project puts youth mental health crisis front and center

  Sponsored By Stewart Ain As the pandemic dragged on, the parents of D., a 15-year-old boy whose name is being withheld to preserve his privacy, grew...

Jewish organizations assist in hurricane relief

Hurricane Ian tore through Florida, moving from the Gulf of Mexico along the West Coast over the state to the other side, leaving a...

Decades after the Holocaust, efforts to return Nazi-looted art are slow, steady

It’s never just as simple as “finders keepers, losers weepers.” In June, the Philadelphia Museum of Art returned a 16th-century marksman’s shield in its possession...