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The Jewish Women Taking on the Charlottesville Instigators

Looking at the news over the last few years, the “landscape of hate” appears to be disturbingly broad, stretching from Parkland to Pittsburgh, from...

True Grit: Cooking Like a CEO at Milk Money Kitchens

When West Point military Academy graduate Nancy Preston was assigned to the engineering unit of the 3rd Infantry Brigade and deployed to Iraq for...

A Modern Day of Mourning

Like so many Reform Jews, I have lived my life with the sometimes difficult reconciliation between our powerful tradition and living in the modern...

President Trump and the Meaning of Personal Penitence

President Donald Trump’s reactions to the recent massacre by a white nationalist in El Paso came to mind the other night at my local...

The Cedars-Sinai Therapist Helping Children Cope With Trauma

Gilroy. El Paso. Dayton. Three mass shootings in less than a week. Many people are feeling overwhelmed, anxious and helpless as the number of...

Israel Has Lessons on Gun Violence for the U.S.

This weekend, in less than 24 hours, 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio, as a result...

Immigrant, Gun Policies Clash in El Paso

When we heard about the 22 people gunned down at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, by a man who authorities said was connected...

The Normalization of Gun Violence

He who saves even one life, it’s as if he’s saved the entire world. So says the Talmud. In the wake of a weekend of...

I’m Really Starting to Lose It: Remarks on El Paso and Dayton

Something is happening to me. Every day, I worry whether I’ll be a victim of a gunman with a manifesto. I know that more Americans...

El Paso Was Not Random or Senseless. It Was Xenocide.

In the midst of rage, it’s hard to think straight. After more than 30 people were murdered last week in three separate mass shootings,...

Rep. Adam Schiff Discusses White Supremacy Following Mass Shootings

Following the mass shootings on Aug. 3 in El Paso, Texas, and just hours later in Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had a...

Stopping ‘Xenocide’ in the 21st Century

Along with the recent attacks in Pittsburgh, Poway, and Christchurch, New Zealand, the Aug. 3 attack on a Walmart in El Paso appears to...

Horrific Fallout of Destructive Rhetoric

First I want to express my condolences to the many families who have experienced great loss this last 24 hours. One minute your family...

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One of Israel’s top public health experts is praising the decision to name Prof. Nachman Ash to lead the country’s coronavirus efforts following Prof....

France is Cracking Down on Radical Islam – With the Blessing of its Jewish Minority

(JTA) — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it...

US to Extend Bilateral Agreements with Israel into Judea and Samaria, Golan

The United States and Israel will eliminate territorial restrictions for bilateral agreements in a ceremony on Wednesday. The move will build upon a policy shift...

The Jewish Faucis: Orthodox Doctors Battle COVID — and Disinformation — in Orthodox Communities

Orthodox doctors living in Orthodox communities have served in a number of new roles over the course of the past six months — providing medical guidance to COVID patients far beyond the confines of their day jobs, advising on quarantine procedures and shaping policies for camps and schools to reopen.

Jewish Groups React to Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation to US Supreme Court

Jewish groups reacted immediately following the U.S. Senate confirmation on Monday of Amy Coney Barrett as the 115th U.S. Supreme Court justice a week...
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