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2019 Anti-Semitism

As a response to the recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks on Orthodox Jews, Jew in the City, a nonprofit dedicated to reversing negative associations about religious Jews, responded with kindness. On Monday, January 13th 2020, staff and volunteers, stood outside a tent (open on all four sides) on the corner […]
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Yale, Al Sharpton and the Attacks on New York’s Jews My entering class at Yale Law School in 2002 had one Jew who might be called “ultra-Orthodox.” He traveled some two hours to campus each Monday from Brooklyn, N.Y., and before the weekend, as far as I knew, he headed […]
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Deutsch’s Olympic Dreams in Limbo With Shabbat Marathon Israeli Olympic marathon hopeful Bracha “Beatie” Deutsch won’t be able to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Games after the women’s marathon in Japan was moved from Sunday to Saturday. Deutsch, the Shabbat-observant mother of five, had checked the Olympic calendar in January […]
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An Orthodox Jew is Running For Jeremy Corbyn’s Parliament Seat. He’ll Need a Miracle. As an observant Jew, Yosef David was taught to believe in miracles. That’s a good thing since David, a social worker from London, is going to need one to succeed in his new mission: unseating Jeremy […]
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American Dream: Meadowlands Megamall Nears Finish Line Though the Munchies food hall (a partnership with the popular food website) was still mostly a shell, it too will be big: 38,000 square feet, with 18 yet-to-be-named vendors. If you have the wherewithal, you won’t go hungry at American Dream, which promises […]
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Man Shot Outside Synagogue Near North Miami Beach The man was outside the Young Israel of Greater Miami on Northeast 171st Street in unincorporated Miami-Dade County. Witnesses told police officers the shooter was in a moving black car. A volunteer of Hatzolah, a nonprofit emergency medical service organization that services […]
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Herman Wouk, Legendary Author Who Brought Judaism Into the Mainstream, Dies at 103 Herman Wouk, the bestselling Orthodox Jewish author whose literary career spanned nearly seven decades and who helped usher Judaism into the American mainstream, died Friday. He was the author of two dozen novels and works of nonfiction, […]
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