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In Turkey, counterfeit Jewish artifacts are commonplace – and often sloppy

‘They think if they can make fake Dolce & Gabbana they can make fake Torahs,’ said one rabbi.

In surprise twist, enrollment in many Israel gap year programs ‘skyrocketed’ amid pandemic

With almost all American Jewish teenagers living in Israel now fully vaccinated, students are making the most of their year abroad.

A synagogue in your home? Zoom camera lighting? Pandemic offered rabbis some unusual tax deductions

In a year like no other, with dining room tables turned into home offices, spiritual leaders would be wise to hire an accountant.

Your weekend reads: (non) hipster bagels, vaccination and Israeli tourism, and Judaism in Saudi Arabia

Each week, Forward editors pick highlights from our coverage to savor over Shabbat and Sunday. You can download and print a PDF of those stories by clicking here .), or click on any of the headlines below. Have a great weekend!

Marianne Steiner, 101, Stylish Holocaust Survivor Who Supported Research On German Jewry

Steiner and her late husband were longtime supporters of the Leo Baeck Institute, which houses family papers going back to prewar Germany.The pos…

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