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Seeking Jewish Future in Small Latin American Towns

By Natalie Schachar

The youthful group of 60 drew their chairs around tables strewn with jars of markers and the occasional Rubik’s Cube, nearby chalkboards at the ready for jotting down big ideas.Read More


Jewish Groups Resume Dialogue With Churches After Israel Aid Schism

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish and mainline Protestant groups held the first face-to-face meeting in 18 months. The groups’ move ended a feud over the church’s criticism of U.S. aid to Israel.Read More


Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike

By Ron Kampeas

Alan Gross did not warn his family he was launching a hunger strike, but hearing the news, they understood why: The U.S. government subcontractor languishing in a Cuban prison feels forgotten.Read More


Who Is To Blame for Pamphlets Ordering Ukraine Jews To 'Register'?

By Paul Berger

For months, Russia has wielded charges of anti-Semitism to undermine and discredit Ukraine’s pro-Western interim government. Now it’s the Kremlin’s turn to feel the heat.Read More


South Dakota's Tiny Hillel Embraces Messianic Jews

By Derek Kwait

South Dakota State University’s Hillel is more than the only Jewish cultural club in the entire state. It’s also unique in that half its members are Messianic Jews.Read More


Hungary Jews Fret as Vote Signals Shift to Right

By Daniella Cheslow

Hungary’s elections saw big gains for the far-right Jobbik party. But the bigger threat to Jews may come from the ruling conservative party and its staunch nationalism.Read More


Neo-Nazi's Bloody Rampage Little Surprise to Those Who Track Extremists

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Police called the Overland Park shooting a bolt from the blue. But hate group watchers say they’ve been tracking Ku Klux Klan suspect Frazier Glenn Miller for decades.Read More


Shooting Rampage Hits at 'Beating Heart' of Kansas City Jewish Community

By Victor Wishna

Every Friday at noon, my 2-year-old daughter and I rush through the doors of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City here to meet my father for lunch.Read More


Did Nazi Serial Killer's Birthday Spur Anti-Jewish Overland Park Rampage?

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

April 13 was the birthday of serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin. Investigators suspect the Overland Park shooter may have acted to honor the Nazi pal, who was put to death last year.Read More


Did Smirking 'Nazi' Gunman Single Out Jews for Death in Kansas City Rampage?

By Forward Staff

A smirking gunman who reportedly shouted Nazi slogans opened fire at a Jewish community center and an old-age home in a suburb of Kansas City, killing three people.Read More





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