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Uman pilgrims face obstacles getting to, being in Ukraine

As he jogged up a hill in Uman, Ukraine, a chasidic man in a black knee-length coat flicked through a pocket prayer book. He was heading towards the one-story complex...

No surprise: Jews favor Dems

A poll showed that the Supreme Court’s removal of abortion protections and concerns about democracy are driving Jewish turnout in November, which will favor Democrats...

New York to oversee non-public schools

On Sept. 13, the New York State Board of Regents voted to allow significant oversight of all non-public schools in the state; it is a measure many say is aimed squarely...

Chabad speaks up gingerly on the war

For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, dozens of Russian rabbis from that country convened for an emergency meeting that ended with a...

For him, Bergen-Belsen was life

One might not associate the term “concentration camp” with life. But that is exactly how Menachem Rosensaft views Bergen-Belsen.

The Queen and the Jews

The reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch who died Sept. 8 at 96, encompassed the grief and the redemption of 20th century British Jewry, as...

Utah’s Gov. Cox visits Israel

One of the primary goals of US foreign policy should be ensuring the security of the State of Israel, Utah Governor Spencer Cox said during his first-ever visit to the...

Munich: 50 Years Later

IJN Special Report: Munich — 50 Years Later. What the Israeli families and teammates say now. Last Monday, Sept. 5, family members of the 11 Israeli athletes and...

Trial-by-error legal ‘internship’

On one of his first days at a Mexico City refugee camp for Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion, Alex Grosman, 20, walked past an émigré on his way to an...

Where does ‘Ashkenazi’ come from?

For nearly a millennium, 17 Jewish children and adults lost to history at the bottom of a well kept a secret about the genetic markers that distinguish Ashkenazi Jews.