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February 8, 2015 10:32pm
Over 20,000 Jews fled to Shanghai during World War II. While they found shelter from the Nazis, it was hardly a Shangri-La.
February 5, 2015 3:54pm
The announced shutdown of New York-based FEGS amid uncertainty at another major Jewish agency, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, leaves the region’s social service sector and Jewish community reeling.
February 4, 2015 4:16pm
The new Manhattan day school is serving children who advocates say are not getting the support they need in existing Jewish schools.
February 1, 2015 2:41pm
Today, Auschwitz is the most potent symbol of the Holocaust. But the liberation itself, on Jan. 27, 1945, got virtually no press coverage, at least not in the American media.
January 30, 2015 9:08am
The Jewish Theological Seminary plans to sell two dorms, some of its air rights and potentially part of its library building to finance an ambitious campus redevelopment project.
January 28, 2015 3:56pm
An award-winning actor’s announcement adds a Grey stripe to the rainbow flag.
January 26, 2015 2:24pm
Ari Ne’eman said he learned early on that “if people with disabilities, including autistic people, were going to have opportunities in society, we needed to become politically active.”
January 23, 2015 1:27pm
Made of synthetic hair, the discreet new yarmulkes were developed in response to increased anti-Semitic attacks in Europe.
January 21, 2015 5:40pm
The suspicious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman is yet one more development in the more than two-decades-long — and still unresolved —AMIA saga.
January 16, 2015 12:22pm
Piloted last summer in 35 camps on the East Coast, BunkConnect is launching in full this year, with 75 camps nationwide offering discounts ranging from 40 to 60 percent.
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