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A Forgotten Tzadik Dear Editor, Compliments and hatzlachah to Rabbi Daniel Kleinman for his heroic efforts to collect the writings of Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin, zt’l (as described by Rabbi Yair...

Canadian high school student wins International Bible Contest

JERUSALEM (JTA) – A Canadian high school student was the winner of the annual International Bible Contest in Jerusalem. Eitan Amos, 18, a student at Yeshivat Or Chaim in Toronto,...

Brazilian Soccer Team Raises Holocaust Awareness

BY MARCUS M. GILBAN RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – One of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams joined a global Jewish initiative to raise awareness about the Holocaust and the dangers...

Antisemitism Part of Wave of ‘Depraved Hatred,’ Pope Says

Pope Francis on Friday branded antisemitism part of a wave of “depraved hatred” sweeping some countries and urged everyone to be vigilant against it. In comments to members of the...

5 Years Later, Jews Call Ukrainian Revolution Mixed Blessing

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) — Walking on the scorched and scarred sidewalks of this capital city’s main square five years ago, Eduard Dolinsky felt hopeful and proud. A member...

Agreement Gives Proceeds of Anne Frank Diary Sales to New Israel Fund

Anne Frank. Photo: Collectie Anne Frank Stichting Amsterdam. JNS.org – All proceeds from the sales of the renowned Diary of Anne Frank will be distributed to the New Israel Fund, according to an...

EU Approves ‘Open Skies’ Agreement With Israel

The European Parliament approved the “Open Skies” agreement with Israel late Wednesday, opening the way for greater cooperation in transportation, Israel’s Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi...

Hacked: “GoDaddy” Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites AND Millions of Emails

GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain registrar and one of the biggest web hosts, is experiencing major downtime. The main GoDaddy.com domain is unreachable and websites hosted by GoDaddy are also...

Q&A With Special Envoy Greenblatt on Peace Plan

Tasked by U.S. President Donald Trump to help reach the “deal of the century,” Jason Greenblatt, who serves as one of Trump’s top Middle East envoys, has a herculean...

Complaint Against UJA-Federation Alleges Bad Faith Negotiations

NEW YORK (JTA) — The union representing employees of New York’s Jewish federation has filed a federal complaint alleging that the federation is breaking the law by negotiating salaries...
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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...

From the Editor: Masked Confusion

If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at...

Oklahoma Man Arrested After Shooting Woman Over Swastika Flag

An Oklahoma man with a penchant for flying swastika flags and wearing Nazi uniforms remained in police custody on Wednesday, following an incident last...

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