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  • Could Israeli startup have prevented Charleston church massacre?

    As Wednesday’s massacre in Charleston demonstrated,  houses of worship face a particularly difficult security challenge. Unlike schools, churches such as the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal, where nine people were gunned down by a lone shooter on Wednesday, need to stay open and accessible to carry out their mission of community and religious outreach. That’s why… More ▸

  • Pediatrician compares anti-vaxxers to Nazi-persecuted Jews

    According to Dr. Bob Sears, the U.S. has a “refugee” problem. “So, I’ve been getting a lot of new patients,” Sears begins in a Facebook post on June 16. “Well, refugees really. Patients who have been kicked out of their doctor’s offices all across Orange County as pediatricians band together to form a united front… More ▸

  • The Global Family Reunion shows how far online genealogy has come

    What is more unexpected: that Jewish author A.J. Jacobs, known for his ambitious lifestyle experiments, has some Asian and Scandinavian roots? Or that rapper Ludacris is 1/16th Jewish? These are the types of questions that were raised by the Global Family Reunion on June 6, a Comic Con-esque celebration of the advancement of genealogy technology. People from… More ▸

  • 7 of the most famous Jews in porn

    This week the news surfaced that “Queen of Porn” Jenna Jameson is converting to Judaism. Jameson, who has been married twice before, is engaged to Israeli Lior Bitton (who works in L.A.’s diamond business and has been charged with stealing merchandise from his stores). Jameson’s Instagram page is filled with photos of challah and other kosher… More ▸

  • 5 don’t-miss events at Kulturfest

    The National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene is 100 years young and they’re celebrating in style with Kulturfest, “the first-ever international Jewish performing arts festival” that’s taking place in Manhattan June 14 through 21. Expect a week filled with events celebrating Jewish and Yiddish theater, dance, music, film and more. The offerings are expansive —  and you can’t really go… More ▸