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Black rabbinical student leads ‘Army of Moms’ in fighting Chicago gun violence

Black rabbinical student leads ‘Army of Moms’ in fighting Chicago gun violence

Tamar Manasseh, a former Jewish day schooler, uses talk and good barbecue to help stop the mayhem in her corner of a rough South Side neighborhood.

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Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize mention deleted from his website


One Jew, One Vote: Ayalon Eliach, 33

Sheldon Adelson attending the fourth Annual Champions Of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City, May 5, 2016.  (Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Frustrated with Trump, Sheldon Adelson said to focus on Senate

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United States

Ewan McGregor stars as Swede Levov in "American Pastoral." (Richard Foreman)

Ewan McGregor’s biggest challenge: Philip Roth

The Scottish movie star, who is raising a Jewish family, tells JTA what it was like to make his directorial debut — an adaptation the Pulitzer Prize-winning "American Pastoral."

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Israel & Middle East

Firefighters and rescue personnel at the scene of a bus bombing in the Talpiot neighborhood of Jerusalem, April 18, 2016. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Terrorist attacks doubled in Jerusalem in September, Israel says

Despite the increase from August, the 26 attacks recorded in the capital represent a lower number than the monthly average over the past year.

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From the JTA Archives


Got Judaism, Need a Workout? Sport Groups Serve Outdoorsy Jews

Israel's Hapoel Tel Aviv player Etay Schechter (C) celebrates after scoring against Austria's Red Bull Salzburg, during their Champions League Play-off round match in Salzburg on August 18, 2010.AFP PHOTO/SAMUEL KUBANI (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli soccer union suspends controversial kippah ban


Israel Will Oppose Admission of Germany into Unesco; Delegate Says Nazism Still Lives

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Pep Rosenfeld, left, and Greg Shapiro portraying Donald Trump supporters at their comedy club in Amsterdam, May 11, 2016. (Courtesy of Boom Chicago)

In Amsterdam, these Jewish-American comics fight dirty for Hilllary

Greg Shapiro and Pep Rosenfeld happily depict violence and pursue double standards to get Americans abroad to "hold their nose" and vote Clinton.

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From 70 Faces Media


The Jew Who Changed the Bagel Game Forever


Talking Politics with Our Son When My Husband & I Don’t Agree


Scrumptious Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

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Life & Culture

Jerusalem, top, (Gil Cohen/AFP/Getty Images) and Tel Aviv (Miriam ALster/Flash90)

Jerusalem and Tel Aviv among world’s top 40 cities, travel magazine readers say

Condé Nast Traveler readers lauded the Israeli cities as "cutting edge" and "vibrant" tourist destinations.

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