NASA astronauts, Michigan-born Christina Koch and Israeli national Jessica Meir, are participating in the first all-female space walk.Featured photo via iStockBy: Cnaan Liphshiz(JTA) — Two NASA astronauts, including an Israeli national, embarked Friday on the first all-female space walk.Jessica Meir, a Jewish woman who is a citizen of...
Dear all, A couple of months ago, I reported for jury duty. As I awaited my assignment, the first thought that went though my mind was, “I would rather be anywhere but here.” After all, I had many commitments to face. But I then remembered the words of Rabbi Ben...
“Atitlan,” a memory of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, by Bob AronsonBob Aronson joins two other artists in a tribute to late artist and educator Stanley Rosenthal at the Galerie Camille in Detroit.Featured photo courtesy of Bob AronsonThree artists, linked by a man who provided a haven for them...
In his new book “Dylan & Me” Louie Kemp details his 50 years of friendship with Bob Dylan which started at a Jewish summer camp.Featured photo courtesy of Louis Kemp via WestRose Press By Stephen Silver, JTAJewish summer camp is such a crucial part of the American Jewish experience...
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Rabbi Michelle ‘Mina’ Goldsmith was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and was the first native of Las Vegas to attain rabbinical ordination. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and Masters of Hebrew Letters from the former University of Judaism, now known as American Jewish University. She...
Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for providing a seat to Venezuela on Oct. 17, arguing that it shows that the UNHRC doesn’t care about human rights. Danon tweeted that Venezuela is “led by a dictator who starves his...
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And this is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God,blessed the children of Israel before his death. If you’ve got to go, you’ve got to go.So you might as well say your pieceas these eager souls already havetheir hearts on the other side ofthe river. Not everyone...

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