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Anti-Semitism Bill Will Not Pass Congress This Year

A controversial anti-Semitism bill backed by mainstream Jewish groups and opposed by civil liberties advocates will not make it through Congress this year.

National

Are Jewish Trump Loyalists ‘Frozen Out’ of Administration Jobs?

As top posts in the Trump administration fill up quickly, Jewish campaign officials await their expected reward with increasing anxiety.

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Vandals Spray Neo-Nazi Graffiti in Another Brooklyn Park

The vandalism at the Newtown Creek waterfront included swastikas, the slogans “Go Home Refugees” and “Heil Hitler,” as well as insults directed at Bernie Sander...

The Assimilator

That Time I Wrote a Letter to John Glenn — and His Touching Response Back

It was a personal letter, full of charm, humor and individualized encouragement to an eager child.

National

Trump Picks Third Goldman Sachs Alum, Gary Cohn, for Government Role

Trump’s inclusion of three former or current Goldman executives in his cabinet seems to be at odds with his campaign rhetoric, in which he cut a last-minute com...

Breaking News

Chinese Bank Limits ATM Withdraws, Slashing Sheldon Adelson’s Net Worth by $3 Billion

A decision by the largest ATM provider to set a limit withdrawals in Macau for gamblers from mainland China sent the shares of Adelson’s company, Las Vegas Sand...

The Assimilator

Israel’s Junior Mr. Universe Credits Orthodoxy For Bodybuilding Success

Kobi Ifrach, 20, left the path of strict Jewish observance during high school and now abides instead by the strictures of bodybuilding.

Israel

New Jersey Family to Pay Rabbis Shunned by Israeli Rabbinate

By providing a living wage to rabbis who are not eligible for state funding – and that includes the vast majority of Conservative, Reform, and liberal Orthodox ...

Breaking News

EU Official Says It Can Fight Anti-Semitism Without Solid Definition

BRUSSELS (JTA) — The absence of an EU definition for hatred of Jews does not compromise efforts to fight the phenomenon, the body’s coordinator on combating ant...

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New Exhibit on Jewish Postcards Set To Open at The Museum on Eldridge Street

A new exhibit at The Museum on Eldridge Street will feature Jewish postcards from both Eastern Europe and the Lower East Side

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