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Netanyahu: Biden a ‘welcome guest’ in Israel

Netanyahu: Biden a ‘welcome guest’ in Israel

The daily newspaper Israel Hayom first reported on Sunday that Biden is expected to visit Israel in two weeks.

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The Kabbalat Shabbat service at Deer Valley ski resort is located in the woods off an intermediate trail at elevation 8,800. (Uriel Heilman)

At Utah’s on-slope Shabbat service, ski boots required

Bernie Sanders participatig in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Feb. 11, 2016. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

People are confused why Bernie Sanders won’t own his Jewishness

Israeli Minister of Religious Services David Azulay visits a luxury mikvah in the Israeli settlement of Alon Shvut, as he tours the Gush Etzion bloc on August 25, 2015. (Gershon Elinson/Flash90)

Israeli mikvahs must allow non-Orthodox conversions, Supreme Court rules

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United States

Jewish winemakers inspecting grapes at a winery in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion, Sept. 8, 2014. (Gershon Elinson/FLASH90)

White House says it does not support ‘territories’ component of anti-BDS legislation

A bipartisan slate of lawmakers introduced a separate bill that would make it easier for state legislatures to target BDS.

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Israel

Dani Dayan attending a protest against the evacuation of the Ulpana West Bank outpost at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem, June 5, 2012. (Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90

Ex-settler leader Dayan still Brazil envoy pick, Israel says

Israel is denying reports that it plans to withdraw a former settler leader as its proposed ambassador to Brazil.

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From the JTA Archives

Albert Einstein with his wife Elsa in Egypt, circa 1921. (Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Experiments Confirming Einstein’s Theory of Gravity Shared by Tel Aviv U. and Weizmann Institute

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Leo at the Wall spurs a fracas

The Women's Handkerchief-Hem Open-Front Cardigans, now on sale at Old Navy. (Screenshot)

You can now buy a ‘Jewish prayer shawl’ at Old Navy

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World

Turkish Chief Rabbi Ishak Haleva, right, talking to congregants outside Kadoorie - Mekor Haim synagogue in Porto, Portugal, Jan. 29, 2016 (Cnaan Liphshiz)

New citizenship law has Jews worldwide flocking to tiny Portugal city

The Jewish community of Porto has gone from obscurity and disrepair to wealth and success – all thanks to a new citizenship law aimed at Sephardic Jews.

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That Time I Accidentally Sexted My Rabbi’s Wife

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Top Israeli Chocolate Brands to Give to Your Valentine

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The Small Town Jew Who Pioneered Sex-Change Surgery

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Life & Culture

Comedian and inclusion advocate Pamela Schuller (Courtesy of Pamela Schuller)

Op-Ed: I’m not your mitzvah project

For people with disabilities, there’s a critical difference between being tolerated and being valued, writes an inclusion advocate and stand-up comedian.

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