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Most rabbinical schools lack parental leave policies — and students are not happy about it

Most rabbinical schools lack parental leave policies — and students are not happy about it

Six of eight rabbinical schools surveyed don't have any formalized leave policies in place for new parents.

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Iranian protesters say destroying Israel is Muslim world’s top priority

Opinion

Opinion

Here’s how we can preserve the dignity of aging Holocaust survivors

Otto Warmbier’s Hillel rabbi recalls ‘one of the most intellectually curious people I’ve ever met’

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United States

State Dept.’s anti-Semitism monitoring office to be unstaffed as of July 1

The department said it would continue to combat anti-Semitism using tools that were in place before there was an anti-Semitism monitor.

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Israel & Middle East

Airline cannot ask women to move seats for haredi Orthodox men, Israeli judge rules

An Orthodox survivor wins her landmark sex discrimination suit.

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From the JTA Archives

Newspaper Praises British Jews’ Part in Politics, Letters and Shakespearean Studies

Lubowitscher Rebbe Placed Under Arrest

Dr. Satanovsky, Scholar and Jewish Leader, Assassinated in Buenos Aires

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World

Otto Warmbier’s family hid his Jewishness to aid negotiations with North Korea

The family chose not to disclose his Judaism so as not to embarrass North Korea, which had said Warmbier stole a propaganda poster on orders from an Ohio Methodist church.

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From 70 Faces Media

What Makes Rye Bread Jewish?

Maccabeats’ ‘Sound of Silence’ A-Capella Cover Is Actually Amazing

A New Biblical Interpretation Says Jews Can Eat Bacon After All

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Life & Culture

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Watch

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ invades the streets of Tel Aviv

What are the female slaves of an American Christian theocracy doing in Israel? Attracting a lot of attention, apparently.

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