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Bloomberg or Bernie: Which Jewish candidate do American Jews want?

NEW YORK (JTA)-First Bernie Sanders. Now Michael Bloomberg. This cycle's Democratic primary is shaping up to be the all-time greatest troll of white nationalist Twitter-a battle royale featuring both...

Congregation Beth Sholom in Leesburg December events

Friday, Dec. 13th: Come and join the family-friendly members of Congregation Beth Sholom for a spiritual service beginning the Shabbat. The 7 p.m. service is held at Congregation Beth Sholom in Leesburg located at 315 North 13th Street. Be inspired...

Everything you need to know about Israeli settlements and the Trump administration's announcement

(JTA)-Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this week that the United States will no longer consider Israeli Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria to be illegal. Here's an explainer about what...

Likud members are now presenting alternatives to Netanyahu's party leadership

(JNS)-Following Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit's announcement that he will formally indict Benjamin Netanyahu in three separate corruption cases, and the prime minister's inability to form a...

Christian Zionist group dropped by Amazon, claims it is being targeted for pro-Israel views

(JNS)-Proclaiming Justice to The Nations, a Tennessee-based nonprofit evangelical Christian organization committed to standing with Israel and fighting anti-Semitism, has been removed from the...

Enter Michael Bloomberg... and his draw for Jewish votes

(JNS)—With Michael Bloomberg’s announcement that he will be running for president as a Democrat, the former New York mayor may have given American Jews a reason not to decamp for the GOP en masse. Yes, I realize that the Democratic Party has...

Israel will only attain peace through victory

(JNS) Ever since the Muslim conquest, occupation and colonization of the Middle East and North Africa in the seventh century, the region’s Jews, among others, lived under a dhimmi status. While the Arabic term dhimmi has been translated as...

Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria advances US interests

(JNS)—The U.S. position on the future of Judea and Samaria should be based on U.S. interests in the context of a violent, volcanic, uncontrollable and unpredictable Middle East, where agreements are as tenuous as are the regimes which conclude...

Like schnitzel, anti-Semitism has become part of the cultural fabric of Europe

(JNS)—The following quotes are from Jewish citizens of various European countries, gathered during a survey earlier this year on Jewish perceptions of anti-Semitism that was carried out by the European Union. “Anti-Semitism and racism are...

Violence against Jews is reprehensible-but isolated attacks distract us from the bigger threats

NEW YORK (JTA)—Although it hasn’t yet been determined whether the brutal stabbing of a young father on his way to morning prayers in Ramapo, New York, was a an anti-Jewish hate crime, it was described by the local police chief as a “vicious,...

Netanyahu's choice: Hold onto power, or let his ideas prevail without him?

(JNS)—The long-awaited indictments of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges haven’t changed many minds in the Likud Party. His loyal followers are still not only convinced of his indispensability, but also of the bogus...

Kanye West created an opera based on a Babylonian king who enslaved Jews

(JTA)-Love him or hate him, rapper Kanye West has done nothing if not evolve over the course of his career. He has cycled through mainstream hip-hop, auto-tuned singing, soulful sampling, epic...

'We're here to save lives,' stress those associated with Israel's Rescuers Without Borders

(JNS)-It was the year 2000, at the beginning of the Second Intifada, and Arab terror attacks were being carried out against Israelis on a nearly daily basis throughout the country, and particularly...

Scene Around

I can't tolerate Holocaust deniers... I read this recently and repeat the article for you: "YouTube has adopted a new policy to crack down on hate speech, including neo-Nazi glorification and...

Canada has a Chanukah stamp

(JNS)-Canadians hoping to add a little Hanukkah decor to their envelopes or gift packages this year are in luck, as Canada Post has issued a new holiday stamp to its roster this year. The new stamp...

I travel the world getting tattoos and I'm Jewish-it's not a contradiction

SAN DIEGO (JTA)-I'm lying on my side on the first floor of a nondescript low-rise residential tower in Tokyo meditating on the fact that pain is finite. There's an odd sound in the air, reminiscent...

I'm so glad I'm raising my kids in Israel-here's why

Back when I lived in America, I wouldn’t have called myself a helicopter parent. I would have said that I was vigilant. I would have told you that my husband and I were “boundaried” as parents,...

Lemon ricotta fritters: Easier and just as delish as jelly doughnuts

I know that sufganiyot-jelly doughnuts-are traditional and beloved for Chanukah. But I feel confident that once you try these easy and incredibly delicious ricotta fritters, you will be converted to...

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