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Jewish skeptics of critical race theory say Texas Holocaust education incident does not deter them

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Many Jews who have lobbied against critical race theory in schools say they don’t support legislation like the one in Texas requiring multiple perspectives on “widely debated and currently controversial issues.”


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Jewish Groups Call on Appeals Court to Rehear Case Involving Anti-Israel Protests Outside MI Synagogue

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Several Jewish groups have petitioned the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a case against ongoing anti-Israel protests in front of a synagogue in Ann Arbor, MI.

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Jewish Groups Condemn Killing of British MP

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Jewish groups have issued tweets denouncing the killing of British Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) Sir David Amess.

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US rejoins UN Human Rights Council 3 years after Trump left over Israel concerns

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“We will oppose the Council’s disproportionate attention on Israel,” U.S. envoy to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield said.


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Divine Justice: A Conundrum

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The question of divine justice—theodicy—poses the greatest challenge for religious people.

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We asked, you answered: JTA readers’ must-see Holocaust movies

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We asked JTA readers for your must-see Holocaust films. Here’s what you told us.


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Unscrolled Lech Lecha: The Story of an Image

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In Isaac Bashevis Singer’s 1967 short story “The Slaughterer,” a pious Jew named Yoineh Meir finds himself increasingly revolted by the gore of his work as the village’s kosher slaughterer. At night, when the “smell of the slaughterhouse would not leave his nostrils,” he would seek respite in the study of Torah, but found that […]

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‘Holocaust was a scam’ projected on Swedish synagogue during international antisemitism conference

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Police are handling the incident as a hate crime.


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Jürgen brings Passover to the ‘Great British Baking Show’ with charoset-and-matzah-topped pavlova

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The show has drawn criticism for its handling of traditional Jewish foods before. This time, it unpacked the meaning — but also mispronounced “charoset.”


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UJA surveys pandemic’s toll on Jews’ wallets, mental health • Sephardic Jews demand answers • A DIY chicken soup kit

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Shelf-help: Librarians are asking how to turn their archives into weapons against antisemitism

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Curators and museum heads will show how to lift history off of the shelf and get it before the public.


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Quick Decorating Fixes When You’re Bored with Your Home

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It’s bound to happen. You were once so in love, but now the thrill is gone.

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