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    Ahead of elections, Chilean Jews feel under ‘siege’

    The Nov. 21 presidential primaries in Chile narrowed the race down to two polar opposite candidates: a Catholic far-right leader with nine children who has defended the...

    The Hare with the Amber Eyes

    By Sandee Brawarsky NEW YORK — Edmund de Waal believes that objects, like families, are diasporic. They start in one place and end up in another, accumulating stories....

    HUC report documents decades of abuse

    Sexual harassers led the Reform movement’s rabbinical school for more than three decades, according to an explosive new report commissioned by the school.

    Ready, set…pray

    On Sunday, Nov. 7, for the 36th time, Peter Berkowsky planned to wake up at 3:00 a.m., drive in the dark from his home in Livingston, NJ to Fort Wadsworth in Staten...

    Iraq expels extremist Jewish sect

    Lev Tahor, an extremist Jewish sect, fleeing from Guatemala, went to Kurdistan from where they planned to cross a border into Iran and settle there. They were expelled....

    Jewish Googlers opposed Israel contract

    Two Jewish Google employees are playing a key role in a worker petition calling on Google and Amazon to cancel a joint contract to build cloud-based data centers on...

    Dolph Schayes — one of the NBA’s 75 best all-time players

    Twelve-time NBA All-Star Dolph Schayes is the only Jewish player on the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team, a list created last month by a panel including legendary players,...

    Sunrise DC singles out Jewish groups; national movement objects

    The national Sunrise Movement, an environmental advocacy group, said that a statement by its Washington, DC chapter was “unacceptable and anti-Semitic” because it...

    Spain rejecting citizenship applications

    In 2021, over 3,000 applications from Jews seeking Spanish citizenship have been denied, according to the American Sephardi Federation.

    Tight-knit, but shrinking community in Venezuela

    By Orge Castellano CARACAS — The Champlain Towers building collapse in Surfside, Fla. impacted a range of communities whose members lived in the diverse Miami-Dade...