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January 4, 2015 12:57pm
In Israel since 1969, the Black Hebrews, whose spiritual leader passed away last week, are among the Jewish state’s smallest and most unique minority communities.
December 27, 2014 11:24pm
While the American Jewish community has become increasingly accepting of intermarriage, teens questioned restrictions on interdating even when marrying out was still taboo.
December 11, 2014 5:08pm
We at JTA (together with our friends at MyJewishLearning and Kveller) imagine novelties for each of the eight nights of Hanukkah. A ‘Sheitel on a Dreidel,’ anyone?
December 7, 2014 1:39pm
In 90 years, BBYO teens have addressed the issues of the day — from women rabbis to beatniks to freeing Soviet Jewry.
December 4, 2014 4:31pm
Increased anti-Semitism discouraging Israelis from studying in France? Pas du tout, says a French diplomat.
December 2, 2014 5:41pm
Tomes by and about Jewish immigrants from the FSU made a strong showing in the New York Times’ annual list of ‘notable’ books.
December 2, 2014 5:02pm
As the longtime executive director of New York’s 92nd Street Y, which in 2012 co-created Giving Tuesday in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, Sol Adler was active in promoting the project.
November 14, 2014 1:20pm
When Yasser Arafat died, the Palestinians lost a national symbol and Israelis lost the face of the other side.
November 12, 2014 4:17pm
The decision by a suburban Washington school district to continue closing for Jewish and Christian holidays — but not label them as such on the school calendar — has ignited a firestorm from right-wing bloggers and commentators.
November 11, 2014 5:01pm
It’s not exactly a case of sour grapes. In fact, it’s too many cases of sweet grapes.