Shevat 13, 5779, 01/19/2019

A Time For Music 32: The Camp HASC Concert

By Yossi Zweig Sunday, January 6, 2019, was a date that will go down in Jewish music history. It was the 32nd annual HASC: A...

Forward Ending Print Edition, Laying Off 40 Percent of Staff

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — The Forward, one of the most renowned and longest-running Jewish publications in the United States, will be ceasing its print...

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