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Obituary - JOYCE GOLDSTEIN-BERGER

Joyce Goldstein-Berger, age 74, of Heathrow, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Florida Hospital-Orlando surrounded by her family. A native of Brooklyn, New York, she was born on Dec. 25, 1942, to the late Samuel A. and Sylvia Feld Millend....

 

Obituary - JAY LIPELES

Jay Lipeles, age 78, of Clermont, passed away at his residence on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. A native of Bronx, New York, he was born on April 6, 1938, one of three children born to the late Max and Sylvia Kinigstein Lipeles. Jay attended school in New...

 

Obituary - BARBARA ROTH

Barbara Roth, age 81, of Glendale (Milwaukee), Wisconsin, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at her residence. Barbara was born in New York on May 23, 1935, to the late Abraham and Freda Snyder Stone. She was a graduate of the University of...

 
 By Sean Savage    News    February 10, 2017

Confronting 'injustice,' pro-Israel Christians rally support for a US embassy in Jerusalem

Aside from its centrality to Jewish peoplehood as the home of the ancient Jewish Temples and now the modern state of Israel's capital, Jerusalem is also synonymous with Judaism for many Bible-reading...

 

Refugee ban puts Jewish asylum seekers in limbo

(JTA)—A year after they submitted their application for asylum in the United States, Shahi and his mother expected to be let in. As Iranian Jews who applied for asylum through a federally recognized agency for refugee status, their case was expecte...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner reportedly worked to stop anti-LGBT executive order (JTA)—Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner reportedly helped push President Donald Trump to uphold a 2014 executive order protecting LGBT people from workplace...

 

Meet the Jews in Donald Trump's administration

(JTA)—American Jews are watching the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency with both fear and hope. Many have expressed worries about some of his supporters’ ties to the so-called “alt-right” movement, whose followers traffic variously...

 

JNF's first-ever water mission looks at Israel's successes

The first-ever Jewish National Fund (JNF) Israel water mission, titled IsraelH2O: A Tour on the Trail of Israel's Water Solutions, attracted participants for many different reasons, but ultimately, al...

 

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