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Eclipsed by 9/11: Durban

DURBAN, South Africa — Some of the Jewish organizational officials flying into the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, on the last week of August, 2001 were excited....

Burlington, Vermont won’t embrace BDS

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The sponsor of a bill that would have made Burlington, Vt. the first city in America to divest from Israel is withdrawing his legislation, citing...

Jailbreak in Israel

Israel Hayom via JNS Riots broke out across the West Bank on Wednesday evening, Sept. 8, and fires broke out at several Israeli prisons, amid rising pressure on the...

Northeast mop-up in high gear

By Faygie Holt The Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest, NJ, announced Sept. 3 it will make an emergency allocation of up to $25,000 to help low-income families in...

Anti-vaxxer will stop wearing yellow star

MONTREAL — Last month, Francois Amalega Bitondo was standing on a Montreal street, megaphone and cellphone in hand, protesting against COVID-19 vaccines. A bright...

IJN to further digitize archives with help of Rose Community Foundation grant

The Intermountain Jewish News is the recipient of a Rose Community Foundation Jewish Life grant, announced IJN Assistant Publisher Shana R. Goldberg. The grant will be...

British Jews resettle Afghan refugees

A member of Rabbi Elchonon Feldman’s synagogue, about 20 miles northwest of London in the British countryside, called him with an unusual request on a recent...

Fifth suspect arrested in murder at Yeshiva

With the arrest last week of the fifth suspect in the Aug. 17 slaying of Yeshiva Toras Chaim student Shmuel Silverberg, Denver Police now have in custody all of the...

Where is last Jew in Afghanistan?

AMSTERDAM — Amid the Taliban’s total takeover of Afghanistan last week, some had specific concerns about one person: that country’s last remaining Jew, 62-year-old...

A school copes with a murder

One often hears members of school communities, businesses and organizations refer to each other as “family.” A nice sentiment, but its meaning may not be truly...