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Ben Sales, JTA
Ben Sales, JTA

Delta planes at LaGuardia. (Robert Alexander/Getty)

Lawsuits against Delta allege anti-Semitism

NEW YORK — It wasn’t long after Nahum Amir began working for Delta Airlines as a mechanic that he says his manager started calling him “the Jewish guy.” Then...

Michael Oren, pictured in the Knesset, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Shoot to kill?

JERUSALEM — If a Palestinian appears to be committing a terror attack, do they deserve to die on the spot? The answer is yes, says Michael Oren. The former Israeli...

Elhanan Miller (Bruria Hammer)

Ask me anything — in Arabic

JERUSALEM — Is it true that Judaism doesn’t accept converts? Is it true that Jews have to wash their hands before they pray? Is it true that Jews have historically...

Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Labor’s new pragmatic, centrist leader

NEW YORK — If Avi Gabbay becomes Israel’s next prime minister, he wants you to know he loves American Jews. Gabbay, the latest head of Israel’s Labor Party, was in...

Children participating in a Yom Kippur event at the Palo Alto JCC. (Ilyanne Photographic Art)

How a JCC reaches secular Israelis

PALO ALTO, Calif. — With a foot in the tech world and another in Jewish culture, the JCC in Palo Alto has transformed itself into a hub for local Israeli expatriates....

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate (Twelve Books)

Many Minnesota Jews miss Franken

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s a shame Al Franken has to go, Minnesota Jews say. But he has to go. That’s the feeling Minnesota Jewish leaders expressed a day after the...

Eli Rowe, second from left, with members of his volunteer aid team in front of the airplane that was donated to make the trip to San Juan, Sept. 25, 2017.

Jewish aid mission to Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — After he managed to bribe three van drivers to load their vehicles with aid supplies and drive him and his crew from the San Juan airport, Eli Rowe felt his...

Melissa Landa, center in blue shirt, with some of her students.

Fired for pro-Israel activism?

BALTIMORE — Days after joining a pro-Israel group, Melissa Landa knew something had gone wrong: She said her mentor stopped working with her, pulling out of a...

A Muslim man sits at Alt Takwa Mosque in Brooklyn, June 20, 2017. (Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Jewish groups aid mosques concerned about security

NEW YORK — With anti-Islam hate crimes on the rise, Muslim leaders are working harder to secure their mosques and institutions. Some are turning to Jewish experts for...

Michael Duke, associate editor of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, managed to write his articles during Harvey.

Newspaper production opens a lens on flooded Houston

HOUSTON — As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston on Aug. 25, Vicki Samuels Levy dashed over to the offices of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, took the proofs of...