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In shift, Israel will advance 1 million COVID vaccines to the Palestinian Authority

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In return, the Palestinian Authority will send Israel shipments of Pfizer doses it is set to receive in the future.

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Donald Trump says American Jews ‘don’t love Israel enough’ and more should have voted for him

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(JTA) — Donald Trump is still trying to figure out why more American Jews didn’t vote for him, arguing in a haredi Orthodox magazine interview this week that they “don’t love Israel enough” and the Israel-related moves he made as president should have earned him a larger share of the Jewish vote. “You know what […]

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A Black and Jewish Bible scholar will lead Reconstructionist rabbinical school, in a first for American Jewish movements

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Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi “grew up Jewish in the Black church” and started a Jewish studies program at her previous college.

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Fashion giant Zara condemns Jewish designer for lashing out at Palestinian model who called Israel ‘evil’

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The Palestinian model, Qaher Harhash, publicly shared private messages from Vanessa Perilman, a designer for Zara, which led to backlash against the chain.

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A Supreme Court decision allowing a Catholic foster agency to discriminate splits Jewish groups

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A ruling that Philadelphia must work with a foster agency that discriminates against LGBTQ parents disappoints liberal Jewish groups and pleases Orthodox Jewish groups.

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Poll: Most American voters back banning Israel from using U.S. funds to annex land or detain Palestinian children

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Democrats were far more inclined to restrict the aid.

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Tal Shalev: Israel’s New Government

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Shmuel Rosner and journalist Tal Shalev discuss Israel’s new government.
Tal Shalev is chief political correspondent for the leading Israeli web portal Walla News. She has also worked as a news editor for the Israeli daily Haaretz and the intern…

Rabbi Weinberg Reflects on Pre- and Post-Pandemic Experiences

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After more than a year of Zoom, enough already. It’s time to be together again.

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Israel strikes more Hamas sites as incendiary balloons continue from Gaza

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The attacks raise fears that the recent cease-fire could be in jeopardy.

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ADL CEO: “Deeply Disappointing” for AFT to “Take a Hands-Off Approach” to UTLA Resolution

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Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said in a statement to the Journal that it’s “deeply disappointing” that the American Federation for Teachers (AFT) will not condemn the “dangerous” resolution put forth by their Los Angeles affiliate. On June 9, Greenblatt sent a letter to AFT President Randi Weingarten expressing concern over the United Teachers […]

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UMich Student, Alum Call for University to Adopt IHRA After Recent Antisemitic Incidents

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An incoming master’s student and one alumnus from the University of Michigan called for the university to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism after a spate of recent antisemitic incidents on campus. During the public comment session of the June 16 university’s Board of Regents meeting, University of Michigan graduate and […]

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A Bisl Torah: As the Masks Come Off

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It is extraordinary to watch California reopen.

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