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With the 2020 election cycle in its final stages, many issues are on the minds of people in the Jewish community. Concern about the pandemic, economic decline and racial justice issues are paramount to many. But related to all of those, and arguably just as much a crisis right now, is the pr…

As the news broke recently, my phone started lighting up with messages and texts decrying the ignorance of our nation’s young people. In case you missed it, a study found that fully 36% of Millennials and Gen Z believe that fewer than 2 million Jews died in the Holocaust. 

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As the sun set Friday, Sept. 18, the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away after a long struggle with cancer. Many of us learned about this sad news while we were celebrating the New Year with enlightening and hopeful services or a festive dinner. So much can be…

Jewish News Syndicate Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Tobin writes that the claim that Trump refused to condemn white supremacists is misleading and helps obscure the truth about divisive racial issues, rather than clarify them.

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Two years ago, a team of filmmakers, artisans and technical wizards led by multi-Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, “The Hobbit” trilogy, “King Kong” and much more) completed work on an astonishing documentary titled “They Shall Not Grow Old.” 

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In the midst of the relentless COVID-19 pandemic, a bitterly divisive election campaign and vicious natural disasters and social justice protests that have at times turned violent, it is not surprising that the full normalization of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrai…

There is the old saw that “where there are two Jews, you will find three opinions.” A case in point is the ongoing debate over whether it is the Republican Party or the Democratic Party that better represents Jews today and, more particularly, which is more likely to fight against anti-Semitism. 

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(JTA) — As Jews in the United States prepared to light candles to welcome Rosh Hashanah, they were hit with the last terrible news of a terrible year: the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. At 87, and with a lifetime of accomplishments that few can match, she has earned her …

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