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    Incendiary balloons; retaliation

    JERUSALEM — After balloons filled with incendiary material were sent from Gaza into the Israeli countryside, Israel’s military said it launched a fresh offensive of...

    Before it was Latino, Washington Heights was Jewish

    By Steve North via New York Jewish Week NEW YORK — Several years before skyrocketing to superstardom with “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the music and lyrics...

    Where are the allies?

    By Philissa Cramer NEW YORK — When Daniela Weiner heard about a virtual bake sale against anti-Semitism, the Chicago pastry chef and food photographer didn’t think...

    Is Wikipedia accurate? The case of ‘Polish-American’ I.B. Singer

    By Asaf Shalev NEW YORK — Few things rile an online crowd like a mistake in The New York Times, expecially a botched, fraught historical detail. In April, novelist...

    Mental health, post-COVID

    By Stewart Ain NEW YORK — When New York was caught in the midst of a brutal wave of COVID-19 last spring, the daily death toll reaching as high as […]

    Israel’s new president: Isaac Herzog

    JERUSALEM — Isaac Herzog, the former leader of Israel’s Labor party who most recently ran the Jewish Agency for Israel, will be Israel’s next president, lawmakers...

    Anti-Semitism erupts in the US

    NEW YORK — The organization that advises US Jewish communities on security matters said it recorded an 80% spike in anti-Semitic acts in the last month amid Israel’s...

    Guess where Bazooka gum came from…

    By Joanna O’Leary, The Nosher NEW YORK — Chew on this: One of America’s favorite gum brands was originally a Jewish-owned tobacco business. In 1891, Morris...

    Backgrounder: War in Israel

    By Ben Sales & Ron Kampeas JERUSALEM — Rocket attacks in Israel. Airstrikes in Gaza. Violence in Jerusalem’s holiest sites. Protests across the city. What is...

    Violent protests, missiles in Israel

    Ben Sales and Cnaan Liphshiz of JTA report: JERUSALEM — Torched synagogue in Lod. Fires in Haifa. Eight hospitalized in Holon. Ben Gurion Airport closed. Exchanges of...