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Sen. Bennet on Iran, Jerusalem embassy, Golan

By Jackson Richman Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, declined to say on Sept. 10 whether, if elected, he...

‘Reverse Tashlich’ encourages Jews to clean up oceans

By Shiryn Ghermezian A Florida-based program aimed at empowering Jewish people to help keep the ocean clean is attracting attention from communities around the US and...

Israeli elections for dummies

By Dov Lipman JERUSALEM — Israelis will head to the polls soon for their second national election in just six months. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s...

Eleanor Roosevelt saved, welcomed Jewish refugees

By Eliana Rudee In 1940, a passenger cargo ship called the SS Quanza left the port of Lisbon carrying several hundred Jewish refugees to freedom. But no country would...

Warsaw cemetery restoration aims to bring in Jews, non-Jews alike

By Eliana Rudee Michal Laszczkowski, CEO of Poland’s Cultural Heritage Foundation, spends a great deal of time discussing Jewish law with rabbis at various Jewish...

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Hassan-Nahoum speaks

By Eliana Rudee Fleur Hassan-Nahoum’s story begins with her upbringing in Gibraltar as the daughter of Sir Joshua Abraham Hassan, the first mayor and chief minister of...

Israeli pitcher Harel Kronik

Israeli baseball takes first at European qualifiers

By Josh Hasten Does America’s favorite pastime have a chance of becoming Israel’s? Playing in their first major international tournament, Israel’s U18 (“18 and...

Amuletic jewelry exhibit explores Jewish-Arab links

By Eliana Rudee The Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, with a mission of promoting interfaith dialogue, has opened a “past and present” jewelry exhibit featuring a...

Freight car Auschwitz exhibi

In New York, ‘Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away.’

By Shiryn Ghermezian NEW YORK — A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled with chilling artifacts...

Amira Aharonovich

First female CEO of Jewish Agency speaks

By Noa Amouyal JERUSALEM — Amira Aharonovich, the Jewish Agency’s new CEO and director general, is the first woman to hold this position. And while she says she...