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Alumni ask day schools to fight racism

NEW YORK — When Ilana Goldberg scrolled through Instagram on June 9, much of her feed consisted of black squares as part of an initiative called #BlackoutTuesday to...

Democrat letter: Do not annex West Bank

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have put together a letter that they hope will unite their entire caucus in warning Israel against annexation of part of the West Bank....

Acid fight at Presidents Conference

WASHINGTON — Black Lives Matter “is a Jew hating, White hating, Israel hating, conservative Black hating, violence promoting, dangerous Soros-funded extremist group...

Engel stung by Sanders’ nod to foe

NEW YORK — Bernie Sanders just made Eliot Engel’s bad week worse. Engel, the 16-term Democratic congressman from New York and chairman of the House’s Foreign...

Who and what are the Boogaloos?

NEW YORK — There are men showing up to the George Floyd protests in body armor and Hawaiian shirts and they want to start a civil war. They call themselves the...

Black Jewish voices

NEW YORK — As Enzi Tanner participated in an online Havdalah ceremony marking the end of Shabbat on Saturday night, May 30, his city — Minneapolis — was being torn...

Pro-Israel Democrats challenged in New York

WASHINGTON — One of the biggest stories of 2018 was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s success in ousting a senior New York Democrat, Joseph Crowley, in her Bronx area’s...

ADL: Anti-Semitic incidents rose in 2019

NEW YORK — Last year saw the most anti-Semitic incidents in the US since at least 1979, according to the ADL. The 2,107 incidents recorded in 2019 reflect a 12%...

JFNA-led consortium came up with PPE

By Michele Chabin NEW YORK — When the novel coronavirus began its relentless sweep through elder-care facilities in North America, Andrew Banoff, chairman of the Assn....

Summer camps closed, suspended

NEW YORK — Nearly all Reform Jewish summer camps, and at least one Conservative camp, will remain closed for the 2020 summer due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic....