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  • Israel Returns to Talks as New Gaza Truce Starts

    By Reuters

    Israel and the Palestinians held their fire early on Monday at the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt that took effect at 2100 GMT.Read More


    2 Mohels Banned After Infants Contract Herpes in Circumcision Rite

    By Paul Berger

    Two mohels have been barred from doing circumcisions after babies contracted herpes during a controversial rite. Why has N.Y. only received one parental consent form since 2012?Read More


    American Jews Rally Mostly to Israel's Side as Gaza Conflict Rages — Minority Objects

    By Hody Nemes

    American Jews have flocked by the thousands to rallies backing Israel’s actions in Gaza. They win the numbers game hands down, but a small minority is raising its voice against the war.Read More


    10,000 Rally at United Nations To Support Israel Battle in Gaza

    By JTA

    Members of Congress and thousands of Israel supporters gathered for a solidarity rally near the United Nations.Read More


    Jews March in New York Rally Against Israel War in Gaza

    By Hody Nemes

    A vocal group of Jews joined hundreds in a rally against the war in Gaza in lower Manhattan. They denounced Israel’s occupation and the Jewish establishment they say supports it.Read More


    Kosher Grocery Store Fires Worker for Blasting Israel

    By Rachel X. Landes

    A worker was fired from his job at a Long Island kosher grocery store after he spoke out against Israel.Read More


    9 Jewish Protesters Arrested for Gaza War 'Die-In' at Friends of IDF

    By JTA

    Nine protesters against Israel’s Gaza operation were arrested inside the Manhattan offices of the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.Read More


    Is New York Developer's 'Poor Door' Plan Un-Jewish?

    By Hody Nemes

    A New York City luxury condo developer plans to create a so-called “poor door” entrance for affordable housing residents. Is the arrangement fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics?Read More


    U.S. Orders Airlines to Ground Flights to Tel Aviv After Rocket Explodes Near Ben Gurion Airport

    By Reuters

    Delta Airlines suspended flights into Tel Aviv until further notice and diverted a flight on its way there due to rocket fire from Gaza.Read More


    Jews, Christians and Muslims Pray and Fast for Peace

    By Nechama Liss-Levinson

    A diverse group of Jewish, Christian and Muslim neighbors came together to learn, pray for peace and break the fast together in Roslyn, New York.Read More


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