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In one week: $2.2 million raised

MIAMI — A campaign on a Jewish crowdfunding website raised more than $2 million in five days to provide a “miracle drug” to help a two-year-old Florida girl....

Suspect still at large in Miami shooting

MIAMI — When Rabbi Mark Rosenberg’s family played back the footage on their home’s security cameras in North Miami Beach, they could hear the rat-tat-tat of...

Jefferson Kraft

Meet the budding journalist covering the debates

DETROIT — For any reporter, careening in a year from reviewing restaurants to covering the presidential debates would be a pretty fast rise. But then again, Jefferson...

US House: No to BDS

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. The House vote Tuesday, July 23, on the...

Richard Lamm portrait

Elder statesman speaks: Gov. Richard D. Lamm

As perhaps the leading figure in the last half century of Colorado politics, Richard D. Lamm has become an elder statesman. The IJN thought it opportune to get his...

Jules Bergman

Voice over the moon

NEW YORK — In the 1960s, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn were household names, idolized as  G-d-like figures by a public enraptured by NASA’s...

Trump Squad

When it comes to Trump’s tweets, Jews say ‘leave us out of it’

WASHINGTON — Over and over since his July 15 tweet saying that that the Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested...

Mt. Sinai, Cheyenne

Security threat in Cheyenne, Wyo.

You never know what you’ll uncover in a congregational newsletter. That’s what we found out while searching for upcoming events in a July 15 mailing from Mt. Sinai...

Michael Schudrich

Jew vs. Jew in Cracow, as established community clashes with Chabad

CRACOW — When burly guards working for the Jewish Community of Cracow blocked the entrance to a Chabad-run synagogue, it was the culmination of a series of clashes...

Rabbi Reuven Bauman

Body of drowned rabbi recovered, buried

NORFOLK — The body of a rabbi who jumped into the ocean in Virginia to save a student was found off the coast of North Carolina. Volunteers looking for Reuven Bauman,...