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Josefin Dolsten, JTA
Josefin Dolsten, JTA

Meet the multiracial Bruks of Montana

BOZEMAN — In many ways, Chavie and Chaim Bruk are the archetype of Chabad emissaries. The couple live in Montana, one of only a handful of observant Jewish families in...

New York Times opinion writer resigns

NEW YORK — Bari Weiss, the Jewish opinion writer and editor who has been a lightning rod for left-wing critics, has resigned from The New York Times. The author of a...

In LA, synagogues offer their parking lots to the homeless

LOS ANGELES — Art had been living with his mother for more than 30 years when she lost her apartment a little over a year ago. Though the mother was able to move in...

Popular LA market is central Iran Jews — and non-Jews

LOS ANGELES — Elat Market has everything needed for a Shabbat meal to make any Persian Jewish grandma proud — from Persian classics like seeded flatbreads, smoked...

Sweden reduces restrictions; Jewish community, not

STOCKHOLM — Face masks are a rare sight in Sweden. That’s because the country has taken one of the least restrictive approaches to the coronavirus pandemic in the...

Synagogues hesitant to re-open

NEW YORK — The road to reopening for houses of worship has been paved in a handful of states, even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to kill more than 1,500...

In light of coronavirus, Passover needs multiply

NEW YORK — The run-up to Passover is the busiest time of the year for Masbia, a nonprofit that operates three kosher soup kitchens in Brooklyn and Queens. The...

Two-year anniversary of Parkland

PARKLAND, Fla — It was during Zoey Fox-Snider’s sophomore year that a gunman entered her campus at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School here. The 17-year-old...

Royal Bat Mitzvah

PHNON PENH — Members of the Cambodian royal family gathered last month at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh for a celebration. There was music, traditional...

Jason Greenblatt visiting the Nahal Oz military base in Israel. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Greenblatt’s Middle East ‘exit interview’

TEANECK, NJ — Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump’s former Middle East negotiator, made his first public speech since leaving the White House on Sunday night,...