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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...

This is the secret to how Israel’s leading technology institute manages to drive so...

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand In the century or so since its founding as Israel’s first university, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has acquired...

Some Israelis are still traumatized 2 months after the deadly violence between Arabs and...

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Sponsored By Renee Ghert-Zand Given the torrent of news developments in Israel since its brief war with Hamas in May —...

Tokyo Olympics: All the Jewish athletes to watch

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JTA   From left: Alex Klineman, Jemima Montag, Eli Dershwitz, Diego Schwartzman, Maru Teferi, Linoy Ashram, Ezra Frech and Anat Lelior. (Getty images)   By ...

Benjamin Netanyahu replaced as Israeli prime minister after 12 years in office

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By Ben Sales anf Shira Hanau After 12 years, seven elections and three corruption charges, Benjamin Netanyahu is no longer the prime minister of Israel. Netanyahu,...

With new at-home paramedic service, Israel’s national ambulance service becomes telemedicine pioneer

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Sponsored By Michele Chabin JERUSALEM – The elderly grandmother had a fever and felt weak, despite the antibiotics her family doctor had prescribed...

What is Hamas, the group Israel just agreed to stop fighting in Gaza?

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Israel just ended an 11-day military campaign in Gaza. Who was it fighting? The conflict, which began last week and is ending with a ceasefire...