First Person: What Americans Don’t Understand About Annexation

By RABBI URI PILICHOWSKI MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank (JTA) — It’s been surreal watching from Israel as Americans discuss my future. I’ve gotten used to presidents spending years developing plans for...

Jedwab: The Million-Dollar Question

By Dr. Gila Jedwab I had a conversation with a friend this week. We talked about why I have been so worried about G-d’s feelings during this crisis. He asked...

Halachic Musings: Is the Pandemic Over?

By Rabbi Yair Hoffman “Can we go back to shul now?” “Do we really need that mask and “Safer Torah Shield?” “Is it still safek pikuach nefesh?” These questions and more are being...

Partnering With Hashem to Reinvent Ourselves During Coronavirus

By Toby Klein Greenwald I was inspired to write this by a friend and colleague of mine, Raquella Raiz, who wrote on her own page what had changed for her...

The Way Out

By Dr. Gila Jedwab The Way In With all the upheaval in the world, I doubt I  need to point out that the world is in total chaos. The unemployment rate,...

Opinion: Right Now, Overnight Camps Are a Bad Idea

DENVER (JTA) — In the summer of 1999, we slept head to head in top bunks at Camp Ramah in Canada. We also shared a viral upper respiratory illness...

Real Heroes: One Month Later

Naomi Kramer, a registered nurse, wrote about her early days as a COVID-19 intensive care nurse. This is her second installment. Most people have been counting the days since quarantine...

Re-elect David Stern In Woodmere Fire District

  On Tuesday, December 11, the Woodmere Fire District will conduct their annual commissioner election. This year, David Stern, a current active member of the Woodmere Fire Department, is up...
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New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Bill Requiring Holocaust Education

BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) – New Hampshire will mandate Holocaust and genocide prevention education under a bill passed overwhelmingly by its House of Representatives. If Gov....

French Court: Painting Looted During Holocaust Belongs to Jewish Collector

JNS.org – A French appeals court ruled against an American couple that sought to get back the 1887 painting called La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking...

13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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