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House overwhelmingly approves Iron Dome funding

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A 420-9 vote suggests that the “Squad”‘s influence over Israel policy remains limited.


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House overwhelmingly approves Iron Dome funding

Published: in Jewish News by .

A 420-9 vote suggests that the “Squad”‘s influence over Israel policy remains limited.


The post House overwhelmingly approves Iron Dome funding appeared first on Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

House overwhelmingly approves Iron Dome funding

Published: in Jewish News by .

A 420-9 vote suggests that the “Squad”‘s influence over Israel policy remains limited.


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Tabernacle Rock

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Tabernacles: all Jews rock Him, lulavim and etrogim, palms and citrons, willows, myrtles, homes revealed like unshelled turtles, roofed to let the stars shine through, putting heaven in our view. Seven autumn days of Sukkos sukkah seats beneath our tukhes— labeling the feast Sukkot, if you are Sephardiglot— plus Shemini, called Atseres, airhead Jews upon […]

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Hate crime charges filed in May fight with Jewish diners at LA restaurant

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Video of the fight went viral on social media and was seen as symbolic of a spike in antisemitism in the United States surrounding the May conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.


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Simchat Torah: A History in Four Acts

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These are not dancing days. The year and a half we have been through—isolated, frightened, and uncertain—has exhausted us, made us brittle, broken our joy.

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Sweets for Simchat Torah — The Sephardic Spice Girls Way

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As Sephardic Spice Girls, Rachel and I approach the dessert conundrum with serious consideration.

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Grasping the Joy of Simchat Torah

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There is a moment in shul on Shabbat morning when I will, unfailingly, be overcome with emotion.

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The Disturbing Realization that “People Love Dead Jews”

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The bitter ironies that abound in Dara Horn’s new book begin with the title itself: “People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present” (Norton).

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Back to the Beginning

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Simchat Torah literally means the celebration of Torah. It’s not what we usually associate with Torah, something we study and examine from multiple perspectives.

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97-year-old former member of Nazi death squad dies at home in Canada

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Helmut Oberlander, who served as a translator for a Nazi unit that killed tens of thousands of Jews, was stripped of his Canadian citizenship and faced deportation.


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97-year-old former member of Nazi death squad dies at home in Canada

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Helmut Oberlander, who served as a translator for a Nazi unit that killed tens of thousands of Jews, was stripped of his Canadian citizenship and faced deportation.


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