Find Your Perfect Passover Vacation

  All-inclusive Passover vacations have been around for decades, but three friends and a website have already begun to shake up this multi-million dollar industry. Brandyss Katz, Daniel Kramer, and...

Ambassador Danon Brings UN Ambassadors to Visit City of David

  Dozens of United Nations ambassadors from around the globe visited the City of David–Ancient Jerusalem recently as the guests of Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. The...

Is The Menorah Still in Rome and Does It Matter?

  By Judah S. Harris A few years ago on Chanukah, I heard a Jewish day school educator mention in a speech at an event that the menorah of the Temple...

Forbes Names Tel Aviv 2nd-Best City to Visit in 2020 – Between its sandy beaches and vast array of culinary delights, Tel Avivans already know that they live in one of the best cities in the world. Now,...

NY Rabbi to Lead First Synagogue Mission to Azerbaijan, Oman

  Rabbi Marc Schneier, founding/senior rabbi of The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, NY, and president of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU), will lead the first synagogue mission to...

McGill Rejects Call for Student to Resign Over Israel Program

BY DAVID LAZARUS MONTREAL (JTA)—McGill University’s student union did not ratify a call for a Jewish student to resign for accepting a free trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The Students’...

Blogger Apologizes for Posting Photo of Rubber Duck at Auschwitz

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A travel blogger has apologized after posting a photo on his Instagram account of a rubber duck on the iconic tracks outside of the Auschwitz concentration...

UAE to Allow Israelis to Visit for 2020 World Expo – The United Arab Emirates will open its doors to Israelis for the 2020 World Expo in Dubai and may allow visits to continue even after it’s over. Israeli...

Hospitality Chain Selina Announces First Location in Northern Israel

CTech – Hospitality company Selina Ltd. is set to open a location of its brand name deluxe hostels near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, Selina announced Wednesday...

U.S. Rabbi Leads Religious Programming for World Scouting Jamboree

GLEN JEAN, West Virginia (Crescent City Jewish News via JTA) — A Reform rabbi from Maryland is leading the Faith and Beliefs program at the World Scouting Jamboree, the first such...
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NFL star DeSean Jackson Under Fire for Antisemitic Quotes on His Instagram Story

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — NFL star DeSean Jackson posted anti-Semitic quotes on social media, but the Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver removed them a day later and posted...

Revs. Sharpton, Jackson Discuss Race Relations with Rabbi Marc Schneier

NEW YORK – Following the tragic death of George Floyd and protests taking place around the country, Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) President Rabbi...

Israeli Public Health Director Quits, Raps Swift Reopening of Economy

Israel’s public health director quit on Tuesday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases, saying it had reopened the economy too rapidly and had...

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