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Donald Trump’s Subtle Sexism Towards Ivanka Makes Me Nostalgic For Caring About Subtle Bigotry

There’s something appealingly quaint about parsing the subtle sexism in these remarks.

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Gloria Allred Leads Defamation Lawsuit Against Trump

Civil rights attorney Gloria Allred claims Trump defamed her client, former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos, by calling her a liar.

Sisterhood

Boston-Area Rabbi Embraces Interfaith Dialogue and YouTube Activism

She lives in the town of Bedford, where almost two years ago a swastika was discovered in the bathroom of a public school.

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Chasing Challah in Mumbai

When an Israeli-born Bene Israel Indian Jew who lives in the U.S. took her first trip to her parents’ homeland, she was captivated by an intriguing challah-baki...

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Haredi Man Whose Son Is Withholding Jewish Divorce Avoids Jail

(JTA) — A haredi Orthodox man who urged his son to withhold a religious divorce from his disabled wife will remain out of jail but is still banned from leaving ...

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Jewish Human Services Agencies Merge to Create Umbrella Group

(JTA) — Two associations of Jewish human services agencies have merged to create a new umbrella organization. The Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies unite...

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Trump Appoints Jared Kushner Friend as Assistant to President

(JTA) — Donald Trump named Reed Cordish, a real estate developer who is friends with his son-in-law Jared Kushner, as assistant to the president for intragovernmental and technology initiatives. Cordish, who is Jewish, will be responsible for initiatives requiring multi-agency collaboration. He will also focus on technological innovation and modernization, according to a statement Tuesday by Trump’s…

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Britain Diverges from Europe Over Israel and Settlements

(JTA) — Two days after delegates from more than 70 nations attended the Paris summit on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is clear that Israeli Prime Ministe...

Fast Forward

Reform Rabbi: I Turned Down Offer to Speak at Inaugural Service

A Reform rabbi from Maryland rejected an invitation to address Donald Trump at a prayer service marking his inauguration because he thought his participation “c...

Culture

Will ‘Candide’ Help NYC Opera’s ‘Garden Grow?’

It’s not the best possible operetta in the best of all possible worlds. But one could have done a lot worse.

News

Will ‘Stiff’ Treasury Pick Steve Mnuchin Make It Through Confirmation?

Democrats are hoping to defeat at least one of the president-elect’s choices for the Cabinet, and Mnuchin could be at the top of the list.

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