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1 in 4 intermarried couples wed exclusively by Jewish officiant, study finds

1 in 4 intermarried couples wed exclusively by Jewish officiant, study finds

The Brandeis study found that among intermarried couples wed solely by Jewish clergy, 85 percent raised their oldest child Jewish.

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Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz speaking at the CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment conference in San Francisco, Oct. 24, 2007. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Jewish Facebook co-founder donates $35M to pro-Clinton, Democratic groups

Attorney David Friedman, left, exiting the Federal Building with Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump. right, following their appearance in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden, New Jersey, Feb. 25, 2010. (Bradley C Bower/Bloomberg News)

Trump Israel adviser denies anti-Semitic sentiment among supporters

Muslims seen at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in Jerusalem's Old City, on their way to pray on the second day of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, June 30, 2014. (Sliman Khader/Flash90)

Second UNESCO committee passes resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount

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United States

Tamar Manasseh

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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Israel & Middle East

From left, Yossi Dagan, Mark Zell and Abe Katzman celebrating the opening of the Republicans Overseas Israel office in the West Bank town of Karnei Shomron, Sept. 5, 2016. (Andrew Tobin)

Republicans deny downsizing Trump event in Jerusalem

The event now will honor volunteers in Israel who worked to register America voters and will be geared to American Evangelicals watching the event at home on Christian television networks.

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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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Waze CEO Noam Bardim (right) meets   Sao Paulo mayor-elect Joao Doria to discuss an urban mobility partnership. (Photo courtesy of Joao Doria)

South America’s largest city to partner with Israeli app Waze to tackle urban traffic

The mayor-elect of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Joao Doria met Waze's chief executive officer Noam Bardim to discuss the heavy traffic endured by nearly 20 million people every day.

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Life & Culture

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize mention deleted from his website

The Jewish folk singer has yet to acknowledge receiving literature's highest honor.

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