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This young US immigrant in Jerusalem is telling Israel’s story to the world

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand Tamar Schwarzbard is grateful for getting to tell Israel’s story to the world every day—not through lectures or opinion...
Toby Simpson

London’s Wiener Library is the world’s oldest Holocaust archive. It’s still collecting material.

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By Jacob Judah LONDON (JTA) — There are two sketches of Philipp Manes, a leading early-20th-century German-Jewish businessman, in the notebooks that he kept with...

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,...

Jewish festival’s return to Russia’s Urals region is cause for celebration

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  Sponsored By Larry Luxner The last time Limmud FSU held a festival in Kazan, in 2016, hundreds of Jews from across the vast Volga-Urals region flocked...

Groundbreaking partnership combines Israeli technological prowess with pediatric medicine

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner TEL AVIV — Eosiniphilic esophagitis, a chronic immune disease caused mainly by food allergies, is a serious condition affecting about one in...

A far-right Jew could make political history in France. Many French Jews say he’s...

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PARIS — Ahead of France’s elections this spring, Éric Zemmour could become the country’s first major Jewish presidential candidate in the post-war Fifth Republic...

The 2021 Supreme Court’s Jewish issues: Abortion, church-state separation, a painting stolen by Nazis...

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The Supreme Court opened a new session of cases this week, and an array of them affect Jewish life in the United States. But there...

Sheila Bromberg, Jewish harpist who was first woman to play on a Beatles album,...

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Sheila Bromberg kept busy as an in-demand harpist in London in the 1960s, but when she got a request for a gig at EMI’s...

Ida Nudel, for years the face of Jewish persecution in the Soviet Union, dies...

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Ida Nudel, the Russian Jewish refusenik whose 16-year effort to leave the Soviet Union moved figures as diverse as Republican Secretary of State George...

Weaving home hospitality into Birthright trips forges new bonds between young Israelis and Diaspora...

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Sponsored By Michele Chabin JERUSALEM – When Jack McCormack signed up for a Birthright trip several months ago, he looked forward to visiting Israel’s holy, historical...