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New Pew Study shows 75% of Orthodox Jews Identify as Republicans

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Percentage is up from 57% in 2013.

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Israeli Civilians Under Rocket Fire as Palestinians Launch More Than 500 Missiles

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Air force responds with strikes on Hamas, Islamic Jihad infrastructure, personnel in Gaza, ground incursion seen as unlikely

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Rockets from Gaza batter Tel Aviv area, killing 1 and suspending air traffic

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More than a dozen people in the area were injured as the deadly exchange of fire between Hamas and Israel moves into its third day.

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Gaza terror factions fire more than 200 rockets at Israel; six injured in Ashkelon

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IDF reports that one-third of rockets launched by Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad are falling inside of Gaza.

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As Gaza conflict escalates, here’s what American Jews think about Israel

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Most American Jews feel some emotional attachment to Israel and say they have something in common with its Jews, while 10% support the boycott movement.

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What The New Pew Study Tells Us About The 7.5 Million American Jews

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Nuance is everywhere because, as the Pew study puts it, “U.S. Jews do not have a single, uniform answer to what being Jewish means.”

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Another “Perfect Storm” in Jerusalem

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A network of influential political NGOs groups predictably twisted the facts beyond recognition.

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Without using the term, Pew survey unveils new data on ‘Jews of color’

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An overwhelming majority of American Jews share the same basic demographic profile — but there are signs that American Jewry is growing more diverse.

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If you’re asking American Jews if they’re religious, you don’t understand American Jews

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Making sense of Jews’ identity requires us to employ a broader definition of “religion,” writes a scholar of Jewish identity.

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Instead of lamenting intermarriage, listen to Jews in interfaith families. We have a lot to offer.

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Past conversations about interfaith marriages “have done serious damage to individual people, to communities and to American Judaism writ large,” writes Rabbi Lex Rofeberg.

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This blintz recipe survived the Holocaust

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Blintzes were a lifeline for some survivors. This recipe is dedicated to a couple of remarkable women.

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The Pew study cheat sheet: 10 key conclusions from the new survey of American Jews

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Here are the big takeaways from the Pew Research Center’s first new study on American Jews in nearly a decade.

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