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 By Ron Kampeas    News    September 4, 2020

Rabbis, family, arguments and anxiety: All the Jewish scenes from the Democratic convention

WASHINGTON (JTA) - There were rabbis, there were arguments, there was fretting over the future, there was mishpacha, but snacks you had to bring yourself. The first virtual convention, held by...

 

Rabbi recovering after 4 months on a ventilator

(JTA) - At a moment when the world could use a dose of hope, along comes Rabbi Yehuda "Yudi" Dukes. In late March, Dukes was hospitalized in New York with COVID-19, a week after the otherwise healthy...

 

Obituary - SUSAN LOIS VESHAPIDZE

Susan Lois Veshapidze, age 68, of Orlando, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, at VITAS Suites in Winter Garden. Susan was born on April 12, 1952, in Hornell, New York, a child of Joseph L. and Edith Elaine Cohen Katz. She was a college... Full story

 
 By Joe Baur    News    September 4, 2020

'We are here,' not in Israel: The new Berlin Jewish museum director on Jewish life in Germany, beyond BDS

BERLIN (JTA) - The previous director of the Jewish Museum Berlin left in the wake of a tweet. In May, after the German parliament declared the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    September 4, 2020

Kenosha's rabbi on graffiti at her synagogue: 'What's happened these last few days is not about us'

(JTA) — In early June, as anti-racism protests swept the country in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, Beth Hillel Temple in Kenosha, Wisconsin, signed onto an interfaith letter supporting peaceful protest and condemning “a broken...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Biden campaign appears to walk back apology over condemning Linda Sarsour By Jackson Richman (JNS) — The Biden campaign has been sending conflicting messages over whether or not it regrets comments directed at Linda Sarsour, a prominent pro-BDS...

 

Israel's 'Light Blade' laser system said to have near-perfect interception rate

(Israel Hayom via JNS) - In just 10 days, Israel's "Light Blade" laser system, deployed on the Gaza border, downed 150 explosives-laden balloons launched toward Israel from the Hamas-controlled...

 

Ukraine's Jewish president thinks Jews especially should invest in his country

(JTA) - If you're looking for a good investment, you should put your money on Ukraine – especially if you're Jewish. That's the message from the office of the country's Jewish president, Vlodymyr...

 

The top 10 Jewish stories on 'Drunk History'

Drunk History, the beloved Comedy Central show where comedians get drunk and tell a story from history, was just canceled after six seasons. In honor of the show's fantastic run, we decided to...

 

A Jewish prayer for the start of this pandemic school year

Scrolling through all the open Safari windows on my phone is like a virtual tour through the months of this pandemic. It starts in the early spring with online gardening tips, funny memes about the...

 

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