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  • New York Woman Admits to Scamming More Than $180K from Jewish National Fund

    By JTA

    A suburban New York woman admitted to stealing another person’s identity in order to scam more than $180,000 from the Jewish National Fund.Read More

    Board Member Quits LGBT Synagogue Over Gaza

    By Michael Kaminer

    After Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum read Gazan casualty names aloud at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, a board member quit, claiming ‘Hamas propaganda’ had infected the pulpit.Read More

    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

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