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U.S. Jews mobilize in response to deadly building collapse in Surfside, Fla.

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By Asaf Shalev and Ben Sales As the United States woke up to news of the building collapse in Surfside, Fla., it quickly became clear...

A debate over Black Lives Matter may fuel this group’s demise

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By Ron Kampeas and Asaf Shalev The organization that pioneered the Jewish civil rights alliance with Black Americans may lose its independence in part, insiders...

A Philadelphia festival cut an Israeli food truck. The response was fierce.

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By Philissa Cramer Organizers of an event celebrating immigrant chefs in Philadelphia have removed an Israeli food truck from the lineup, citing “the concerns of...

A new Jewish news site makes a play in LA amid a difficult climate...

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By Andrew Lapin A team of journalists once employed by the flagship Jewish newspaper in Los Angeles is trying to create an alternative news source...

Zionist movement umbrella ousts rabbi at the center of harassment dispute

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The World Confederation of United Zionists, one of several groupings within the World Zionist Organization, let go of its secretary-general, American-born Rabbi Dov Lipman,...

Young Zionist Jews say they’re fighting antisemitism on social media. What are they accomplishing?

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NEW YORK  — Two weeks after the recent flareup of violence in Israel and Gaza, as fights over Israel and Palestine raged on social...

There’s a new test for cancer risks from a longtime Jewish genetic screening program

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand After discovering a suspicious lump in her breast one day while in the shower, Abby Match was...

Is pro-Israel advocacy in crisis? A war exposes fault lines.

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When a Jewish Democratic congressman initiated a letter last week demanding increased assistance for the Palestinians following the latest Israel-Gaza war, he laid bare...

Netanyahu changed the way Americans view Israel — but not always in the way...

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In 2001, when he was out of office and in what he thought was a private setting, Benjamin Netanyahu boasted, “I know what America...

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has torn apart Chicago’s biggest Facebook moms group

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By Philissa Cramer The tens of thousands of Chicago mothers in a private Facebook group called MamaHive typically post about sleepless babies, strollers and playgroups. But...