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Barnard College Apologizes for Asking Religious Jewish Students to Use COVID Tech During Rosh Hashanah

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Barnard College’s Pandemic Response Team issued an apology for asking religious Jewish student to use technology during Rosh Hashanah to report any COVID-19 symptoms.

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Brett Goldstein Feels Strong Connection With Emmy-Nominated Role on “Ted Lasso”

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Actor Brett Goldstein knows what it takes to reach for his dreams.

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Review of New Legal Thriller: “The Quiet Boy”

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The quiet teenage boy of the title, Wesley Keener, not only does not speak, but he also does not make eye contact, eat, excrete, rest or grow.

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Two Canadian Parliamentary Candidates Drop Out Following Antisemitic Social Media Posts

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Two Canadian parliamentary candidates have dropped out of their respective races after the Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) exposed their past social media posts.

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A Modest Solution to a High Priest’s Pollution

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Rabbinic knotty texts relate: that Yom Kippur they’d tie a rope around the High Priest’s ankle, great precaution for this Jewish Pope. If ever the High Priest would die in the Holiest of Holies, they hoped to pull the rope they’d tie around someone who might decease in the Holy of the Holies. Never entering it themselves, […]

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Wiesenthal Center Commemorates 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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The Simon Wiesenthal Center hosted a candle-lighting ceremony at the Museum of Tolerance’s Memorial Plaza on September 10 commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

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In Search of God

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For eighteen months, we’ve struggled with isolation and disruption.

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Israeli Consulate Celebrates Anniversary of Abraham Accords

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In recognition of the one-year anniversary of the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords, Israel’s first treaties with Arab governments in a quarter-century, the Consulate General of Israel brought the Jewish celebration to the campus of Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy.

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Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson: A Parent With a Special, Liberated Heart

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Rabbi Brad Artson was in his mid-30s when he and his wife, Ilana, began to notice some behavioral anomalies in one of their twin children. 

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Angelinos Mourn Moshe Alon

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Family, friends and a number of dignitaries flew from Los Angeles to Israel over the past week to pay their last respects to the legendary Los Angeles-based security expert Moshe Alon, who died Sept. 9 in Haifa.

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The Power of 50 Minutes

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“How were your holidays?” is an entertaining question to receive as a clergyperson when it comes to the High Holidays. …

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22% of adult Jewish gamers faced antisemitic harassment while playing, survey finds

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The survey found that harassment and bigotry are common across the 97 million Americans who play multiplayer games.


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