Jews


Jackson Proposal Attempts to Settle Bias Lawsuit

The Jackson Town Council has proposed a bill that would allow for the construction of eruvin in some areas, in an attempt to end a pending discrimination suit which claims…

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Trump Celebrates Chanukah at the White House

President Donald Trump on Thursday celebrated an “especially special” Chanukah at the White House, a day after declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital and setting off criticism and clashes. “Right now I’m…

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New Center Helping Trace Roots of Jews in New England

The vibrant and influential history of New England’s Jewish population chronicled in a vast repository of documents stored at the New England Historic Genealogical Society is being celebrated on Wednesday.…

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Federations’ Resolution on Kosel Elicits Outrage

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) passed a resolution on Monday sharply rebuking the Israeli government for failing to implement a controversial plan that would establish a designated mixed-gender…

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Documents Link Jackson Code Crackdown to Eruvin Complaints

Officials in Jackson Township, N.J., have steadily insisted that the recent ordinance effectively banning the construction of eruvin and a sharp uptick in enforcement of a long-ignored law regulating private…

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Israeli Database of U.S. Jewish Students Nipped in Bud

An Israeli government initiative to establish a database of all Jewish university students and campus activities in the U.S. for purposes of strengthening Jewish identity and connection with Israel has…

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Trial Begins Over 2012 Toulouse Terror Attack

More than five years after a French-Algerian terrorist killed three children and a teacher at a Jewish school and three soldiers in a shooting rampage in the southern Toulouse region,…

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