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Is Judaism A Good Model For Islamic Reform?

Who has the authenticity and authority in Islam to call for reform of the sort true moderates desire?

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North Carolina Jewish School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A Jewish day school in Durham, North Carolina, was evacuated Wednesday after a receiving a bomb threat. Parents of students at the Lerner Jewish Community Day S...

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How Marie Antoinette and Sean Spicer Are Making Babka Famous

Thanks to a tweet from the Anne Frank Center, babka is having a moment. But how did a tasty yeast cake wind up being called “babka” anyway?

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Dachau’s Stolen Front Gate Reading ‘Work Makes You Free’ Returned To Site

The iron gate of the Dachau Nazi camp, which bears the message “Arbeit macht frei,” or “Work sets you free,” was returned to the site after being stolen more th...

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Marlee Matlin Honored With Ruderman Award For Disability Activism

— Oscar-winning Jewish actress Marlee Matlin is being honored by the Ruderman Family Foundation for her activism on behalf of people with disabilities. Matlin, ...

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This Jewish Republican Is Ducking Rowdy Town Hall Meetings

After hecklers shouted down Republicans in their home district town hall meetings this week, one New York representative says he’s found a way to avoid the emba...

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Gen. McMaster Gave A Shout-Out To George Costanza — And Jason Alexander Responded

That time President Trump’s pick for national security adviser compared military strategy to a George Costanza joke.

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Vandals Trash Mezuzahs And Scrawl Swastika At Toronto Condo

Yellow Post-it notes with hand-drawn swastikas and anti-Semitic language were stuck on the doors of a Toronto condominium building with many Jewish residents. At least one of the notes said “No Jews,” the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. Also, mezuzahs on the doorposts of several apartments were removed or damaged, including a replacement for…

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WATCH: The Heartbreaking Moment A St. Louis Woman Finds Her Grandparents’ Headstone Toppled

Janet Fishman described her grandparents, both of whom are buried in the St. Louis cemetery.

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Bomb Threat Targets Anti-Defamation League Headquarters In Latest Anti-Semitic Incident

The headquarters of the Anti-Defamation League received a bomb threat on Wednesday morning.

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Century-Old East Village Synagogue Reopening After $1.2M Development Deal

A 129-year-old East Village congregation is set to reopen after shutting its doors for a development deal.

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Hasidic Matzoh Factory With No Sprinkler System Damaged In Brooklyn Blaze

The building had been slapped for tens of thousands of dollars in code violations, including for lacking a sprinkler system.

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