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Ben Sales, JTA
Ben Sales, JTA

Who is George Soros?

NEW YORK — A Republican Congressional candidate, Marjorie Taylor Greene, has repeatedly called George Soros an “enemy of the people.” Rudy Giuliani said Soros is...

BLM: Israel not in new platform

NEW YORK — Four years ago, the Movement for Black Lives put out a platform that, among a list of detailed policy recommendations, accused Israel of genocide. On...

Israel-UAE peace: Winners & losers

JERUSALEM — The treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, announced Aug. 13 in a joint statement from the White House and called the Abraham Accord, means...

ICE releases Jewish woman

A Jewish woman who was in ICE custody and was scheduled to be deported has been released following a push by Jewish advocates, immigration activists and local...

Day schools expect an uptick

NEW YORK — In the last academic year, Syracuse Hebrew Day School had a grand total of 34 students enrolled in grades K-6, down from a high-water mark of 165 students...

Israel and American policing

JERUSALEM — In June, as protests against policing in the US took hold, so did an accusation about a group of programs that sends American police chiefs to learn from...

Federal relief: half billion to 1,000 Jewish organizations

NEW YORK — More than 1,000 Jewish organizations received federal coronavirus relief loans totaling approximately $540 million to $1.3 billion. The recipients included...

Overnight camp decides to open — calls flood in

NEW YORK — Last week, as he prepared to open Camp Modin and administer coronavirus tests to its hundreds of campers and staff, Howard Salzberg was still fielding 50...

St. Louis statue of Louis IX under attack

ST. LOUIS — On top of a hill in front of an art museum in the biggest park in St. Louis stands a statue of an anti-Semite. The monument to the city’s namesake, the...

Calls to defund the police put Jewish institutions in a tough position

The protest movement against the police has put synagogues and other Jewish institutions in a challenging position: They are inclined to stand with the protest movement,...