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These Jewish women say celebrating Purim in the #MeToo era is different

These Jewish women say celebrating Purim in the #MeToo era is different

Women in the Purim story, like those who have come forward recently with charges of sexual harassment, are seen as both heroes and victims.

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Poland’s prime minister said some Jews collaborated with Nazis. Scholars say he distorted history.

Trump negotiators welcome Abbas’ recognition of Jerusalem as holy to Jews

Editor's Column

Editor's Column

Here’s why we report on the Jewish victims of larger tragedies

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United States

Teacher Scott Beigel did not want to be remembered as a hero

The Jewish teacher was killed while protecting students in his classroom at Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Life & Culture

Aly Raisman to BBYO: Be kind, speak out, stand up for survivors

"Being Jewish is all about being a good person," the Olympic gold medalist gymnast told BBYO.

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From the JTA Archives

Yiddish, Arabic Newspapers Jointly Hail Egyptian-israeli Peace Efforts

Swiss Government Rejects Refugee’s Restitution Claim

Transport of Jewish Children from Poland Leaves for Paris; Raised in Monasteries

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Israel & Middle East

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt cancels Israel trip over criticism of first-class travel

He asserted that he did not make the decision to switch to more expensive flights.

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From 70 Faces Media

These Hebrew Baby Names Sound Good in Israel And the U.S.

Bake a Poppy Seed-Filled Challah This Purim

The myth of the nice Jewish boy

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World

‘Jewish perpetrators’ comment is call for ‘open discussion’ of Holocaust crimes, Polish PM says

Polish Prime MInister Mateusz Morawiecki added fuel to the fire by visiting the grave in Munich of Polish fighters who collaborated with the Nazis during World War II.

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