Stress Eating in Response to COVID? Religious Belief May Help

February 24, 2021--Religion may offer protection against stress-related weight gain, according to a new study published in The Journal of Religion and Health. Touro College Graduate School of Social...

Pro-Palestinian activist accosts mayoral candidate Yang for anti-BDS stance

New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that included Malik Hassan...

Merrick Garland in AG confirmation hearing: ‘Senator, I’m a pretty good judge of what...

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Merrick Garland turned emotional when asked Monday during his Senate confirmation hearing why he wanted to be the U.S. attorney general. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., wanted Garland...

National Council of Young Israel replaces entire board to focus on member synagogues

The National Council of Young Israel (NCYI) has moved to replace its entire board of directors in an apparent shift away from political advocacy and a refocus instead on...

CPAC cancels speaker who said Judaism is a ‘complete lie’

(JTA) — CPAC, the conservative political conference, has canceled the appearance of a speaker who has made several derogatory comments about Jews on social media. Young Pharaoh, an online commentator...

The American Jewish Committee wants ‘Saturday Night Live’ to apologize for vaccine joke

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X_HgJ3KMvY (JTA) — The American Jewish Committee is circulating a petition asking “Saturday Night Live” to apologize for a joke that suggested Israel is vaccinating only its Jewish population. “Israel is...

Jewish Leaders Disturbed by Antisemitic Humor on Saturday Night Live

New York, NY, February 21st, 2021 . . . Arthur Stark, Chairman, William Daroff, CEO, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Vice Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, issued the...

‘We saved lives’: Texas Jewish communities mobilize to get food, medicine to those in...

On any given day, people coming into the Kosher Palate in Dallas do so know they are going to be spending money on groceries or prepared foods. This past...

Ivanka Trump won’t run for Florida Senate seat in 2022

(JTA) — Ivanka Trump will not run for the U.S. Senate in 2022, when Florida’s Marco Rubio is up for election. The New York Times on Thursday quoted a spokesman...

Prisoner swap brings Israeli woman home from Syria with Putin’s help

(JTA) — An Israeli woman who crossed the border into Syria was returned in a prisoner swap with the help of Vladimir Putin. The woman had entered Syria roughly two...
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