August 20, 2019

Josefin Dolsten, JTA

Sen. Minority Leader Schumer exhorted the State Department not to send back to Iraq a trove of artifacts that belonged to its now exiled Jewish community.
Jews in the Swedish city of Gothenburg expressed relief on Monday after a neo-Nazi march on Yom Kippur bypassed the city’s main synagogue.
In the wake of the shooting Sunday night in Las Vegas that left at least 58 people dead, a New Jersey rabbi has used a Jewish poem.
Aaron Potek, the 31-year-old rabbi for GatherDC, a nondenominational group that does outreach to young Jewish professionals.
A court in Sweden has rerouted a neo-Nazi march on Yom Kippur farther away from a synagogue.
Rachel McAdams had hoped to prepare for her latest acting role as an Orthodox Jewish woman by getting a peek inside the Jewish community.
As the year 5777 comes to a close, JTA looks back at some of the moments that had the most significance for Jews, sorted below by date.
A high-tech teaching and research center born of a collaboration between Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Is Lara Trump, the pregnant wife of Eric Trump, Jewish?
Jews in the Swedish city of Gothenburg were bracing for a neo-Nazi march scheduled to pass near the city's main synagogue on Yom Kippur.
Gaby & Dan Rosehill wouldn’t let anything get in the way of their wedding day. Even if that thing was a bomb threat that forced all 218 guests to evacuate.
Mike Tolkin apologizes for checking his phone as he sits down at a café in this city’s Flatiron district.
The Jewish community in Houston has seen “devastating” damage from Hurricane Harvey and could take years to recover, a federation official said.
Though only around 5 percent of the city’s German-American population of some 45,000 sympathized with the Nazis, they made it known.
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