DETROIT (JTA) — Democratic candidates for the party’s presidential nomination united in condemning President Donald Trump’s record on race. Much of the first night on Tuesday of the latest round of debates focused on differences between the two leading progressives on the...
(August 16, 2019 / JNS) For most, moving to Israel is the realization of a dream. After years of hoping and planning, making aliyah and taking root in the Jewish state is a joyous and exultant experience. Still, the big move is not without its challenges, and many new immigrants...
(August 15, 2019 / JNS) Two Palestinian teenagers stabbed a policeman in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday evening. Police forces shot and killed one of the attackers, and wounded the other. The policeman, 40, was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem in moderate condition for stab...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:31 am | י"ג אב תשע"טPlumes of smoke rise from a location, said to be Khan al Subul, Idlib province, Syria, targeted in a strike on May 28, 2019. (White Helmets via Reuters)Syrian government forces on Wednesday closed in on a...
When the rabbi begins with “I do not condone the use of psychoactive substances regulated by the FDA,” you know you’re in for something special. Thus began Rabbi Zac Kamenetz’s Aug. 14 talk at Afikomen Judaica in Berkeley, titled “Psychedelic Research and the Future of Judaism.” Yes, please. Thank...
Jewish Holidays 5780 All holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the date listed. Religious Holidays 5780 Rosh HashanahSeptember 30–October 1, 2019, Jewish New Year Yom KippurOctober 9, 2019, Day of Atonement SukkotOctober 14–20, 2019, Feast of Tabernacles Shmini AtzeretOctober 21,...
(August 19, 2019 / JNS) Bahrain announced on Monday that it would join the U.S.-led efforts to protect shipping in the Gulf after Iranian aggressive and violent behavior in the area. Bahrain King Hamad met with U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) head Gen. Kenneth McKenzie. “The king confirmed the Kingdom of...
NEW YORK - Monday, July 29, 2019 at 7:20 pm | כ"ו תמוז תשע"טKenover Marketing Corp., one of the world’s largest distributor of Kosher foods, announced they have reached an understanding to acquire of The Manischewitz Company, one of the largest manufacturers of kosher foods. The companies look forward to...
ALBANY (AP) - Monday, July 29, 2019 at 3:03 pm | כ"ו תמוז תשע"טA bump stock (AP Photo/Steve Helber)New York is extending the waiting period for certain gun purchases from three days to 30 days to give authorities more time to run background checks. The change signed into law Monday...
JERUSALEM (JTA) — During the past few days in Israel, a debate has broken out about the proposed visit of U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to the Palestinian territories. Both Democrats, Muslims and vocal critics of Israel, the congresswomen...

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