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Kosher in the Capital? Ivanka and Jared Face Limited Options

In case the Kushners want to eat out — and the helicopter is in the shop — here’s a roundup of kosher options in the D.C. area for the new residents.


President Obama’s Jewish Hope

Barack Obama’s White House has, almost to a fault, stood for diversity, equality, and representation.

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Israel’s AG Won’t Release Bibi Tapes During Investigation

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandleblit said that releasing recordings of conversations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

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Democrat, Venture Capitalist, Dating a Super Model: 8 Things You Should Know About the Other Kushner

Jared’s younger brother did not vote for Trump and owns a business that might be in big trouble once Trump takes office.


For President Obama, Jewish Authors Gave Voice to Outsider Experience in America

‘Some of the great books by Jewish authors like Philip Roth or Saul Bellow, they are steeped with this sense of being an outsider.’

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Slovak Lawmaker Probed for Opposing Awards to Jews

(JTA) — The speaker of Slovakia’s parliament initiated a criminal probe for alleged hate speech against a lawmaker who criticized the conferring of a national h...

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Britain Nixes E.U. Statement on Paris Peace Conference

(JTA) — Britain prevented the European Union Foreign Affairs Council from adopting the closing statement from the Paris peace conference. Britain’s action, repo...

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Jared Kushner’s East Village Tenants Appalled at His White House Appointment

Kushner has been repeatedly accused of tenant harassment and lack of providing essential services in the almost 40 buildings he owns in the East Village.

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Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Probe of Israel Embassy’s ‘Interference’ in British Politics

(JTA) — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has called on the government to investigate “improper interference in our democratic politics,” after an Israe...

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500 Support Tucson Temple’s Bake Sale for Syrian Refugees

(JTA) — More than 500 people came to a Reform temple in Tucson to help support Syrian refugees. Temple Emanu-El on Sunday hosted a bake sale for the Arizona Wel...


A Jewish Woman Finds Spiritual Meaning in Turning 40

Between the toddler and the budding bat mitzvah girl, I barely have time to brush my teeth most mornings, let alone focus on ten Sefirot.


Will This Holocaust Survivor, Tailor to Presidents, Dress Trump?

Martin Greenfield, 88, who’s reported to still work six days a week, lost his entire family at Auschwitz-Buchenwald.