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Which of Our Grandchildren Will Be Jewish in This Age of Intermarriage?

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The Truth About Anti-Semitism on Campus — It’s Not All About Israel

A new study has singled out campus “hotspots” where Jewish students feel threatened by anti-Semitism accross the country.


Judaica Damaged in Infamous 1966 Florence Flood Goes on Display

FLORENCE, ITALY (JTA) – A major exhibition opening this week showcases hundreds of items of Jewish cultural heritage that were salvaged from the devastating 1966 Florence flood and restored to their original condition. The exhibit, “And the Waters Receded,” opens Thursday at Florence’s National Library. It displays hundreds of rare Jewish books, documents, archives and Judaica items,…

Is It Just Me or Was That Anti-Semitic? A British Jew’s Constant Question

There’s a slippery kind of Jew-hatred that’s harder to pinpoint than the classic kind. Alona Ferber senses it often in London.

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