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Hundreds of synagogues have been shuttered for months. Jewish organizations are slashing budgets and staff. Jewish community centers, saddled with empty gyms and child care centers, have laid off … more
In the weeks after it became clear that the coronavirus pandemic would spark a lasting economic crisis, the Jewish world’s leading funder group put together a memo with some … more
Among the many signs of summer that the coronavirus pandemic is silencing: the annual parade that draws tens of thousands of supporters of Israel to Manhattans’s Fifth Avenue. “Its … more
The UJA-Federation of New York has pledged more than $23 million in immediate financial assistance to help New Yorkers affected by coronavirus. The grants … more
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reminded the Islamic Republic of Isran on Tuesday that Israel’s stealth fighter jets “can reach every place in the Middle … more
Would the builders of New York’s Temple Emanu-El ever have imagined that their congregation’s sanctuary would one day be packed to the balconies with thousands of devout followers of a … more
Within hours of his mother’s funeral, Rabbi Abba Cohen was driving from Baltimore to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. That night Cohen, together with his brother and sister, sat on a … more
When Rabbi Jay Lyons prepares a body for burial, it feels like he’s in synagogue on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Lyons, along with other Jews charged with … more
The shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead has been described as “horrific,” “heinous” and “devastating” by Jewish leaders, politicians and … more
TEL AVIV — On Sunday, a day before a few thousand American Jews descended here for the annual General Assembly (GA) of the Jewish Federations of North America … more
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