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Spain’s Jewish ‘ghost towns’ seek a boost from living Jews

Spain’s Jewish ‘ghost towns’ seek a boost from living Jews

Twenty years after its establishment, Spain's network of Jewish heritage sites is struggling to realize a touristic potential obscured by lacking data, meager funds and disagreements on Israel.

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Women representing Jewish breast cancer support group Sharsheret (Sharsheret/Facebook)


In breast cancer testing, knowledge is power — and potentially distressing

Bernie Sanders greeting potential voters in the Queens borough of New York City, April 18, 2016. (Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders talks with a young progressive. Is the Jewish establishment listening?

Danielle Berrin

Reporter for US Jewish newspaper says she was sexually assaulted by eminent Israeli journalist

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United States

Harvard Hillel

Harvard Hillel sought a kosher deal for striking food workers

Rabbis and students wanted the university to do right by the workers who staff the kosher dining hall.

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Israel & Middle East

The Mute's House

Israeli student documentary named to shortlist for Academy Awards

“The Mute’s House,” entered by a Jerusalem film school, made the list of 10 short subjects from the original 61 entries.

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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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French far-right party Front National founder and honorary president Jean-Marie Le Pen looking on at the foot of a statue of Joan of Arc during the party's annual rally in honour of Joan of Arc in Paris, May 1, 2015. (Thomas Samson/AFP/Getty Images)

European Parliament lifts Jean-Marie Le Pen’s immunity over incitement against Jews

The European Parliament also amended a draft report on Iran to include a rebuke of Tehran’s Holocaust denial and anti-Israel hate speech.

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The Jew Who Changed the Bagel Game Forever


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

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Life & Culture

Andrew Miller

Is Cleveland Indians pitcher Andrew Miller Jewish?

The star reliever, who hasn't allowed a run in the playoffs, has one of the most common Jewish surnames.

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