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The American people were against saving more Jews from the Nazis' clutches

Why didn’t the United States do more to help Europe’s Jews during the Holocaust? This question haunts the history of the United States and the Holocaust, and lurks behind practically every storyline in the new film on the subject from Ken Burns,...

 By Stewart Ain    News    May 20, 2022

15 'Righteous Gentiles' lived in Ukraine when Russia invaded - an American Jewish group rushed to aid them

(JTA) - After Russia invaded Ukraine early in the morning of Feb. 24, millions of Ukrainians suddenly had their lives upended. The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous was concerned with 15 of them....

 By Stewart Ain    News    February 11, 2022

Feds to probe students' complaints of antisemitism at Brooklyn College

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — A federal investigation has been launched into complaints by Jewish students at Brooklyn College that they have been subjected to “severe and persistent harassment” in the Mental Health Counseling master’s...

 By Stewart Ain    News    August 20, 2021

What Jewish New Yorkers need to know about Kathy Hochul, who will replace Cuomo as governor

(New York Jewish Week/JTA) - Kathy Hochul, who is set to succeed Andrew Cuomo as governor of New York, is no stranger to the New York Jewish community. Cuomo resigned Tuesday, a week after a state...

 By Stewart Ain    News    January 29, 2021

Immigration, intermarriage and education making US Jewry larger and more diverse

Since the publication more than half a century ago of a landmark article that referenced the "vanishing American Jew," it's been hard to shake that idea as the dominant narrative of American Jewish li...

 By Stewart Ain    Features    May 17, 2013

Dying Long Island synagogue finds a, well, savior

If it’s a sign of the times, boy, is it a doozy. The sign at the entrance to Temple Beth Shalom of Smithtown, N.Y., at first glance, seems standard-issue; it stands about six feet high, with white letters (announcing the times of services) on a... Full story


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