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Andrew Lapin, JTA

    Levin dynasty ends in Michigan

    A Jewish political dynasty’s four-decade run in Congress has come to an end after Rep. Andy Levin conceded to Rep. Haley Stevens in Michigan’s 11th congressional...

    In the UN: Throw Israel out

    A UN commission formed to investigate alleged human rights abuses in Israel and the Palestinian Territories was under renewed scrutiny last week as two prominent...

    ‘Hallelujah’ documentary explores Cohen’s opus

    Leonard Cohen wrote around 150 verses to “Hallelujah,” or so the scholars claim.

    Ben & Jerry’s boycott ended — for now

    Unilever, after nearly a year of legal and financial battles, including economic divestment from the company by several states in the US with anti-BDS laws, announced...

    Princeton exhibit canceled

    Princeton University spent months planning an exhibit of 19th-century American Jewish art before cancelling the show because two of its featured artists had supported...

    Chair that saved three Jews

    When the rabbi at the center of January’s synagogue hostage standoff first encountered the stranger who would soon hold him at gunpoint, he served him a cup of tea.

    Louisville mayoral candidate ‘retraumatized’

    LOUISVILLE — The Jewish mayoral candidate in Louisville, Ky., who was the target of a shooting on Feb. 14, said the release of the alleged gunman two days later has...

    Ann Arbor denounces shul protesters

    For 18 years, a group of protesters has gathered every Saturday outside one of this city’s synagogues during Shabbat morning services, brandishing signs with slogans...

    Jewish unionist takes on Amazon

    NEW YORK — A historic union battle in Bessemer, Ala. could result in the country’s first organized Amazon warehouse — and it’s thrust a longtime Jewish union...

    Texas crisis: 130,000 suffer again

    DALLAS — One year ago, Dallas’ Jewish community convened a “health crisis management team” to coordinate the local response to the brand-new COVID-19 pandemic....