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Brexit splits UK from Europe and Labour from its party leader

Brexit splits UK from Europe and Labour from its party leader

A divide within Labour or the Conservatives could encourage xenophobia, a prospect the Jewish community finds worrisome.

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Eve Goldberg, whose son died of an opioid overdose in 2013, now runs an organization in his memory that seeks to create a community of young adults recovering from addiction. (Ben Sales)

Jewish groups putting up a fight against growing opioid epidemic

Oliver Rosenberg, left, is challenging incumbent Jerry Nadler. (Courtesy of Rosenberg campaign/Mike Coppola/WireImage for NARAS/Getty Images)

In New York race, a gay religious Jewish upstart challenges a 12-term incumbent

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Akiva Neuman competing in "American Ninja Warrior." (Mitchell Leff/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

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Orthodox rabbinical student makes impressive run on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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United States

Clockwise from top left: Fran Drescher ( ), Larry Kramer (Courtesy of HBO), Rabbi Steven Greenberg in 2014 (Wikimedia Commons), Jazz Jennings (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Trevor Project).

9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know

In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, here are nine of the most influential Jews who have helped make LGBTQ issues visible — and are still working to enact change.

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Israel & Middle East

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announcing Israel's agreement with Turkey at a press conference in Rome, Italy, June 27, 2016. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Netanyahu formally announces reconciliation deal with Turkey

The agreement, which will be signed on Tuesday, ends a six-year severing of diplomatic ties.

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From the JTA Archives

Joe Goldblatt, a Texan who gained Scottish citizenship in July, campaigns for Scottish independence in Edinburgh. (Ben Sales)

Ahead of historic vote, many Scottish Jews wary of independence

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Michelin Map Puts Haifa in Jordan

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First Sheep Airlift to Israel

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World

The chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Natan Sharansky, speaking to the press at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, Sept. 12, 2013. (Miriam Alster/Flash90).

Natan Sharansky: No future for Jews in France

The head of the Jewish Agency for Israel cited the country's Arab immigration and deep-seated anti-Semitism.

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From 70 Faces Media

The tree clad foothills of the Atlas mountains with a traditonal Berber village clinging to the sides, Morocco

Why 100 NY Jews Brought Goats to This Moroccan Village

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7 Ways to Survive Summer with Kids

Sushi Rolls with tuna, octopus, eel and shrimp

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Sushi Has Officially Taken Over the Kosher Food Scene

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Life & Culture

Israelis enjoy the beach in Tel Aviv, as a heatwave hits Israel, May 16, 2016. (Miriam ALster/Flash90)

Israelis would get 6 Sundays off under bill to create ‘Western’ weekend

Two of the six proposed long weekends would take place during the summer, and the other four would come during the Passover and Hanukkah vacations.

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