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Study: Proving Jewishness Becoming More Difficult for Immigrant Israelis

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Mikhail (not his real name), who immigrated to Israel with his parents during a wave of migration from the countries of the former Soviet Union, recently was...

Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Sphere of Influence Continues to Grow

For the Lubavitcher Rebbe, rather than his memory and influence shrinking in the 25 years since his passing, his legacy has only served to create a phenomenal growth in...

Isaac Herzog Has a Plan to Unite the Jewish People

NEW YORK (JTA) — When he ran against Benjamin Netanyahu for Israeli prime minister in 2015, Isaac Herzog tried to win with moderation and a soft-spoken campaign. He lost...

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...
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