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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

JNF launches design competition

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If you are an architect, student, designer, big thinker, educator, or you just want to win up to $8,600, then listen up. The Jewish National...

A ‘Jewish space laser’ sounds funny. But Marjorie Taylor Greene’s anti-Semitism is no laughing...

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By Lior Zaltzman I’ve been watching the disturbing rise of conspiracy theorist and Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene with horror. Late last month, another baseless...

Hillel International CEO Adam Lehman talks COVID, digital change

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Adam Lehman took over Hillel International in January 2020 after spending decades as a volunteer in Jewish institutional life, serving as a board member...

The controversy over California’s ethnic studies curriculum, explained

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How and where do Jews fit into America’s minority communities? That’s the question at the center of a debate that has raged for more than...

A panel looks at the possibilities presented by Abraham Accords

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Eastern Europe had its Iron Curtain blocking it from the West. And much of the Arab world has had a “sand curtain” separating it...