British Lawmaker Says Stunning Animals May Be Kosher

A British lawmaker who advises the government on meat production said he hoped to prove to Jews and Muslims that slaughtering with the stunning method is ultimately compatible with their faiths.

YIVO Hopes To Digitize Lithuania Archives — But Where Is the Cash?

YIVO has launched a massive plan to digitize 1.5 million documents on Jewish life stored in Lithuania. But the group has so far only raised $350K toward the groundbreaking project.


Grim Week for Animals as Jewish and Muslim Rituals Coincide

It’s not a great week to be a chicken or a goat. Thanks to a fluke of the calendar, a Jewish ritual slaughter and a Muslim sacrifice occur within a single day of each other.


How the Israel Lobby Set Beto O'Rourke Right

It took only one wrong vote to teach a freshman Democrat from Texas how sensitive, and even wrathful, the Jewish community can be when it comes to Israel.


Sparkling $100M Jewish Community Center Towers Over East Ukraine City

Towering over the skyline of this industrial metropolis, the 22-story Menorah Center is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Europe and a symbol of the remarkable Jewish revival here after decades of communist repression.

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