Kate Middleton Took Portraits of Holocaust Survivors and Grandchildren

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Kate Middleton, the duchess of Kensington, has released photo portraits she took of two Holocaust survivors with their grandchildren. The photos released on Monday, marked as International Holocaust Remembrance...

Grandma’s Hanukkah Gift Saved By Twitter

BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — It had all the elements of a Jewish holiday miracle: A doting grandmother, a grateful grandson and Asian food. Josh Israel says he had been dining with...

In Amsterdam World’s Priciest Menorah Gets New Life

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) — For the Amsterdam Jewish Historical Museum, Hanukkah this year entailed the stressful chore of assembling the world’s most expensive menorah. Last week, the Rintel Menorah, a 266-year-old...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Tweets Hanukkah Message From Space

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a Hanukkah greeting that included a photo of her holiday-themed socks with earth seen through the window in the background. “Happy Hanukkah...

Thousands of Brazilians Join Koolulam for YouTube Performance

BY MARCUS M. GILBAN SAO PAULO (JTA) – Thousands of Brazilians, Jews and non-Jews, joined a popular Israeli musicale held for the first time in Latin America. Some 3,000 people gathered Sunday...

Muslim Woman Deflects Antisemitic Tirade in London Underground

(JTA) — A Muslim woman wearing a hijab confronted a man on an Underground train in London who was verbally attacking a man and his sons, who were wearing...

Astronaut Jessica Meir Posts Photos of Israel She Took From Space

(JTA) — Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir posted photos of Israel that she took from space. “My father’s globe spanning journey as a surgeon from the Middle East, to Europe, and...

Season of Twinning Brings Muslims, Jews Together

  As the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting approaches, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) and the Muslim World League announced a historic partnership for an innovative Season...

Meir, Koch Complete First All-Female Space Walk

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Two NASA astronauts, one with Jewish roots, embarked Friday on the first all-female space walk. Jessica Meir, the daughter of a Swedish mother and an Iraqi-Israeli father,...

September Tourism to Israel Up by 44 Percent Over Last Year

As many as 405,000 tourists visited Israel in September — a 44 percent jump from last year, according to the Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics in a report published...
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Dear Chana Laya, Although you’re only two years old, I am taking a few minutes during this most hectic Erev Pesach to put pen to...

Shtisels Send Pesach Messages From Their Family to Yours

(JTA) — The cast of the hit Israeli drama “Shtisel,” which has become a worldwide sensation, released a video of Passover greetings from the cast. The video...

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The coronavirus pandemic claimed one more Jewish religious leader on Tuesday, with the announcement that a veteran aide to the late Lubavitcher Rebbe had...

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