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Need Funding? One Slot Left On JTANK

ONLY ONE SLOT LEFT! The next JTank competition from Ami Magazine will be taking place in a few days. In response to the deluge of requests, Ami has opened up an additional presentation slot. This i...

Washington – JTA Report: The O.U. Has An Open Door In The White House

Washington - As a strong backer of President Bush's faith-based initiative, the Orthodox Union's Nathan Diament was no stranger at the White House during the past eight years. At several meetings he w...

New York – JTA: Yeshiva University Has Lost Tens Of Millions In Madoff Ponzi Scheme

New York - Yeshiva University has suffered major losses related to the securities fraud of Bernard Madoff, sources close to the university said. Madoff, the founder of Bernard L. Madoff Investment ...

For First Time, Israeli And German Warplanes To Perform Joint Flyover In Germany

BERLIN (JTA) — Israeli and German military planes will perform a joint flyover in Germany for the first time ever. The Aug. 18 flight will pass over the site of the massacre of Israeli athletes at ...

Belgian Daily Runs Cartoon Seen To Label Jewish Neighborhood ‘Coronavirus Village’

ANTWERP (JTA) - A Belgian daily is under fire for a cartoon that critics say refers to the Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Antwerp as “coronavirus village.” The August 7 drawing in Le Soir by artis...

Do You Pledge Not To Travel To Israel, Nyc Democratic Socialists Chapter Asks City Council Candidates Seeking Its Endorsement

NEW YORK (JTA) - Lots of candidates for New York City Council are expected to seek an endorsement from the local Democratic Socialists of America chapter, a rising force in city politics, in next year...

5 Winners And 4 Losers From The Historic Treaty Between Israel And The UAE

WASHINGTON (JTA) - The treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a big deal. The agreement, announced Thursday in a joint statement from the White House and called the Abraham Accord, m...

Kamala Harris’ Yiddish Nickname Shows How Close She Is With Her Jewish Family

WASHINGTON (JTA) - In the middle of her first speech as Joe Biden’s running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris disclosed her favorite nickname. “My family means everything to me. And I’ve had a lot of titles...

In Belarus, Young Jews Among Those Picked Off Street And Jailed Amid Police Crackdown On Protesters

MINSK (JTA) - Seeking an air conditioned place to escape the summer heat, Artur Raisky and a friend decided last Saturday to walk to a McDonald’s in downtown Minsk, the capital of their native Belarus...

Non-Jewish Assemblywoman In NY Targeted In Anti-Semitic Attack

NEW YORK (JTA) - The fact that New York state Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright isn’t Jewish didn’t stop a vandal from leaving behind an anti-Semitic note after defacing her office. Seawright, a Demo...

Harris Chief Of Staff Praised Democratic Candidates For Skipping Aipac Conference

WASHINGTON (JTA) - The chief of staff for Democratic vice-presidential pick Kamala Harris applauded the 2020 presidential candidates who chose to skip the 2019 AIPAC Policy Conference. Karine Jean-...

Israel’s Hadassah Hospital ‘A Partner’ In Development Of Russian Coronavirus Vaccine, Director Says

JERUSALEM (JTA) - The director of Hadassah hospital in Israel said his institution’s branch in Moscow is a “partner” in the development of what Russian President Vladimir Putin called the world’s firs...

This Holocaust Survivor Turned Architect Designed A Memorial Honoring Albanians Who Saved Jews

NEW YORK (JTA) - In the world of New York architecture, Stephen Jacobs is known for his multimillion-dollar creations, such as the Hotel Gansevoort, a swanky boutique hotel with a rooftop bar that was...

Facebook Announces New Policy Combating Anti-Jewish Stereotypes

NEW YORK (JTA) - Facebook announced that it would ban posts about Jews controlling the world among several other efforts to combat hate speech. The announcement comes following a monthlong boycott ...

Dozens Of Jewish Headstones Discovered in Lizensk Under Polish Town’s Market Square

LIZENSK, POLAND (JTA) - Dozens of Jewish headstones were discovered under the asphalt of a local market in Poland. The headstones had been placed in the heart of Leżajsk, a town located about 120 m...

‘Services, But Not Shul’: How Orthodox Communities Are Preparing For A Pandemic High Holiday Season

NEW YORK (JTA) - Less than two miles away from the Center for Disease Control’s campus in Atlanta, where doctors and researchers prepare guidance for the nation’s coronavirus response, an Orthodox rab...

Shortened Census Period Means Brooklyn’s Orthodox Communities Will Likely Be Undercounted

NEW YORK (JTA) - Before the coronavirus pandemic hit New York City, Rabbi Avi Greenstein knew he needed to make a big push to have people in his neighborhood fill out the census. In Borough Park, ...

Kamala Harris Is Joe Biden’s VP Pick — Here’s What Jewish Voters Should Know

WASHINGTON (JTA) - It’s official: Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s choice for vice president. The California senator, who made history Tuesday as the first Black woman to join a major party presidentia...

Hungary’s Largest Jewish Group Expels Rabbi Who Said Zionism Is Causing Another Holocaust

BUDAPEST (JTA ) - Hungary’s largest Jewish group expelled a rabbi who has accused Israel of appropriating the money of Holocaust victims and putting Diaspora Jews in danger. The rabbinical council ...

Pub Patron In England Tells Jewish Student: ‘We Should Have *** Gassed The Lot Of You’

LONDON (JTA) - An argument at a British pub over social distancing sparked an altercation in which one patron told a Jewish student that “we should have f ***ing gassed the lot of you.” Danielle Gr...

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