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Of Howard Cosell, Cecil De Mille and 10 Other Jewish Facts About North Carolina

By Forward Staff

Of Howard Cosell, Cecil De Mille and 10 Other Jewish Facts About North Carolina
Ever since a Jewish metallurgist set foot in North Carolina in 1585, the Tar Heel state has been home to a diverse community. And it’s got the annual Kosher Barbecue Competition.Read More


Ehud Barak Backs Isaac Herzog in Battle With Netanyahu

By Forward Staff

Ehud Barak Backs Isaac Herzog in Battle With Netanyahu
Tens of thousands of right-wing Israelis at a Tel Aviv rally heard Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vow not to withdraw from the West Bank.Read More


Of Ben and Jerry's, Maple Syrup, Bernie Sanders and 8 Other Things About Jewish Vermont

By Forward Staff

Of Ben and Jerry's, Maple Syrup, Bernie Sanders and 8 Other Things About Jewish Vermont
From one of America’s most beloved ice cream brands to a ‘lost shul,’ the Green Mountain State has more Jewish influences that one might think — including maple syrup.Read More


Of Goldie Hawn, Barry Levinson, Leon Uris and 10 Other Things About Jewish Maryland

By Forward Staff

Of Goldie Hawn, Barry Levinson, Leon Uris and 10 Other Things About Jewish Maryland
Ever since the first Jewish resident settled in Maryland in 1656, the state has been home to a dizzying array of famous Jews.Read More


Missouri Republican Tom Schweich Commits Suicide Amid Jewish Ancestry 'Whisper Campaign'

By Forward Staff

Missouri Republican Tom Schweich Commits Suicide Amid Jewish Ancestry 'Whisper Campaign'
Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died on Thursday in an apparent suicide after he went public with allegations that rivals in the GOP planned to mount an anti-Semitic ‘whisper campaign” about his Jewish heritage.Read More



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