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Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

The call came days after 11 JCCs across the country were targeted by similar threats, the fourth such wave in five weeks.

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Near San Francisco, Karaite Jews keep an ancient movement alive

Keith Ellison, in run-up to DNC chair election, calls for party to fight anti-Semitism

Linda Sarsour

Muslim campaign raises over $100,000 for vandalized Jewish cemetery

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United States

Mike Pence

Pence visits vandalized cemetery, condemns threats to JCCs

The vice president wielded a rake and picked up branches during cleanup efforts at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in the St. Louis area.

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Israel & Middle East

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer: My Israeli friends want to raise kids elsewhere

The celebrated Jewish-American author said academic boycotts against the Jewish state were the result of Benjamin Netanyahu's policy of excluding the country from the Western world.

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Stolen Dachau front gate reading ‘Work makes you free’ returned to site

The 6-foot-high gate, stolen in November 2014, was found last December in a parking lot in Norway following an anonymous tip.

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Life & Culture


Looking for a Jewish college roommate? BBYO has an app for that.

The free application, which asks incoming freshmen questions about their Jewish identity, was launched at the teen group's huge annual convention.

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