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City of Havana to Restore Oldest Jewish Cemetery in Cuba

(JTA) — The oldest Jewish cemetery in Cuba is undergoing rehabilitation. The Havana burial ground is being restored as part of an initiative by the city historian’s office ahead of...

Poway Rabbi to Address UN General Assembly Wednesday

By Yochanan Gordon At his Chabad House in Poway, California, the last day of Pesach, Rabbi Yisrael Goldstein lost his finger in a terrorist attack that took the life of...

Sivan Rahav and Yedidya Meir New Shlichim for World Mizrachi in North America

World Mizrachi is thrilled to announce that television newscaster Sivan Rahav Meir and radio personality Yedidya Meir will go to North America in August as shlichim of World Mizrachi. https://youtu.be/J21wV-bcFes The...

New ‘Brave’ Approach to Antisemitism on College Campuses

A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the Israel Defense Forces and the U.S. military with Jewish students to share stories, learn about the Jewish state,...

Young Israel of Toco Hills Breaks From Movement Over Israeli Politics

BY BEN SALES (JTA) — A large Orthodox synagogue in Atlanta is breaking away from the Young Israel synagogue movement. The exit comes months after its rabbi protested the movement’s right-wing...

Site of Europe’s 2nd-Oldest Synagogue Host First Wedding in 1,500 years

For the first time in over 1,500 years, the ruins of a synagogue dating back to the 4th century CE in the Calabria area of southern Italy hosted a...

Study: Jewish Teens Flourish When Connected to Youth Groups

There was a time when “Don’t trust anyone over 30” was the mantra for the young. But if a new study of Jewish teens — the largest of its...

Mikva the Musical Comes to New York

  By Toby Klein Greenwald Mikva the Musical: Music and Monologues from the Deep of Raise Your Spirits Theatre from Israel will be coming to the U.S. Shows for women only...

52% of Israelis Want Conversion to Be Easier

BY JOSEFIN DOLSTEN (JTA) — A slight majority of Jewish Israelis want it to be easier for people to convert to Judaism, according to a new survey. Respondents were asked about...

Moishe House Awarded Jerusalem Unity Prize

Moishe House has been awarded the Jerusalem Unity Prize in the international category for its worldwide success in engaging Jewish young adults in meaningful ways and empowering them to...
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Dating Forum: He Was a Playboy, But He Wants to Settle Down With Me

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