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All Texas synagogue hostages ‘out alive and safe’ after harrowing 12-hour standoff, suspect is...

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By Ron Kampeas and Andrew Lapin This is a developing story. (JTA) — All four hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area were...

Breaking: 1 hostage freed, others remain as Texas synagogue hostage crisis stretches into hour...

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This is a developing story. Updated 8:30 p.m. (JTA) — A man is holding a rabbi and several congregants hostage at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort...

Bob Saget, comedian and ‘Full House’ actor, dies at 65

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Bob Saget, the comedian and actor famous for playing a wholesome sitcom father figure but who never lost his flair for raunchy comedy, has...

For these Orthodox women, balancing demanding careers with family life is worth the challenges

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand Share to TwitterShare to EmailShare to WhatsAppShare to More Orthodox Brooklyn native Chana Wircberg always knew she wanted to be...

‘Is this really Y.U.?’

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In early 2019, before his college’s men’s basketball team began a historic and unlikely winning streak, Jonathan Malek and three friends decided to catch a...
Harry Reid

Harry Reid, pugnacious Senate majority leader with deep Jewish ties, dies at 82

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WASHINGTON (JTA) — When Harry Reid was 19, he wanted to marry Landra Gould. Her Jewish parents had other ideas. Reid, a middleweight boxer who...

Numbers mark the graves at a former psychiatric hospital’s Jewish cemetery

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By Stewart Ain While researching his family tree, Brian Madigan of Locust Grove, Va., found something strange: Although his maternal great-great-grandfather had lived in Brooklyn,...

Inside the sexual abuse investigation of Israeli therapist and ‘Kids Speak’ author Chaim Walder

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In March 2021, reporting by Haaretz journalists Aaron Rabinowitz and Shira Elk revealed allegations of sexual abuse against Yehudah Meshi-Zahav, the founder of Zaka,...

The latest battleground in the war over whether colleges are safe for Jews

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Is the social work school at Hunter College coddling antisemitism, or is it part of an institution that’s deeply committed to protecting Jews from...

Some Jewish Republicans have Trump fatigue, but they just can’t quit him

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LAS VEGAS — The Republican Jewish Coalition conference was about 2022, and also 2024. It was about how a near Republican sweep in state...