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Two years later, Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims talk healing, loss

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By Toby Tabachnick PITTSBURGH — It’s been two years since a man wielding an assault rifle stormed the Tree of Life building in the...

Long-lost friends from DP camp reunite after 71 years

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PHILADELPHIA — Cantor Larry Brandspiegel believes everything happens for a reason. It certainly seemed that way when his mother, Philadelphia resident Ruth Brandspiegel, was reunited...

Germany allocates $662 million in emergency funding for Holocaust survivors around the world

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Germany has pledged an extra $662 million toward helping Holocaust survivors during the coronavirus pandemic. The money will be given out in two payments over...

Cybersecurity expert warns: ‘It only takes one slip’

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October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, and the message is that nonprofits are being hacked more frequently than ever. The global pandemic is only...

Mob of Orthodox protesters in Brooklyn corners a journalist

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By Shira Hanau A reporter and member of the Chasidic community in Borough Park was cornered and threatened Wednesday night as protests against New York...

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg went from the Notorious RBG to Ruth the Tzaddik

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Many Americans have been paying tribute to the popularized version of Ruth Bader Ginsberg — the feisty workout-devoted octogenarian Supreme Court justice who had...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, first Jewish woman to serve on Supreme Court, dies at 87

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By Sarah Wildman Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender equality, has died...

Israel signs treaties with UAE and Bahrain in White House ceremony

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Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling the moment...

Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel, Trump announces

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Bahrain will normalize ties with Israel at a White House ceremony next week, President Donald Trump said on Twitter Friday, less than a month...

George Soros is a leading target of anti-Semitism. These Jews openly criticize him anyway.

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Josh Kantrow is not a fan of George Soros, the Jewish billionaire financier and philanthropist. Kantrow, 55, a Jewish lawyer and longtime Republican in Chicago, doesn’t...