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Black Jewish voices

NEW YORK — As Enzi Tanner participated in an online Havdalah ceremony marking the end of Shabbat on Saturday night, May 30, his city — Minneapolis — was being torn...

Kushner: Slow down annexation

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner and other top White House officials to discuss slowing down West Bank...

Yiddish take on pandemic

By Ellen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg NEW YORK — We’ve been self-quarantining for more than 40 days and 40 nights and, quite frankly, we’re running out of steam....

US charities continue Israel support

By Larry Luxner NEW YORK — Some 200 Israeli foster children with emotional and physical needs are riding out the coronavirus pandemic at the Ahava Children and Youth...

JFNA-led consortium came up with PPE

By Michele Chabin NEW YORK — When the novel coronavirus began its relentless sweep through elder-care facilities in North America, Andrew Banoff, chairman of the Assn....

Dutch king acknowledges guilt

AMSTERDAM — King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands in a memorial day speech acknowledged his great-grandmother’s indifference to the fate of Dutch Jews during the...

Kotel re-opens with major restrictions

JERUSALEM — The Western Wall Plaza reopened to worshippers on Tuesday morning, May 5. The reopening came after the Israeli government relaxed some of its coronavirus...

In Israel, Ramadan could be an opportunity for cooperation

By Shira Rubin TEL AVIV — On Friday, April 24, the first day of Ramadan, the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was virtually empty. A handful of masked worshippers kneeling...

Bill de Blasio singles out Jews for critique

By Philissa Cramer NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drew fierce criticism this week after he singled out “the Jewish community” in a trio of tweets...

Jerusalem — via virtual reality

By Judah Kauffman JERUSALEM — Traveling as a tourist to Jerusalem right now is impossible: Those flying in would have to self-quarantine in a hotel room for two weeks....