• LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 19:  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks as Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks on during the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight is the final debate ahead of Election Day on November 8.  (Photo by Mark Ralston-Pool/Getty Images)

    In final debate, Trump once again uses Iran against Clinton

    WASHINGTON (JTA) — Donald Trump used Iran among other foreign policy differences to depict Hillary Clinton as “stupid,” in the final presidential debate.

    “Iran should write a letter to thank you, the stupidest deal of all time,” Trump said, his first of at least three mentions of last year’s deal between Iran and six major powers exchanging sanctions relief for a rollback in nuclear development.

    Clinton, as secretary of state in President Barack Obama’s first term, helped set the stage for the deal by working on international sanctions.

    “Iran is going to get nuclear weapons” because of the deal, Trump...
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  • On Succot, use King Solomon’s wisdom to endure the election season

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    (JTA) — Building up to Succot, with its temporary, shaky succah, it’s easy to forget that the holiday comes with something more substantial: its own book, Ecclesiastes — Kohelet in Hebrew — which is read during the festival and gives us a solid sampling of earthly...
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    Moscow Nights presents 3 nights of Jewish & Russian repertoire from WW2

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    Natasha O. Remer is anxious as she prepares her Moscow Nights company in its most ambitious program in some time.  This time the non-profit organization that has in the past produced small theatrical ventures or Russian plays, is ready to embark on a very large program of...
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Torah Academy Open House

Torah Academy’s Open House for prospective parents is coming up on November 1st and November  30th at 9:00 am. It is taking place during school hours, because the best way to get to know our school is to see it in action!

Torah Academy offers an...
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Israel arrests 5 Palestinians suspected of Yom Kippur shooting attack


Israeli security agencies have cleared for publication that forces arrested five Palestinians, who are suspected of committing an October 11 shooting attack against IDF troops near the village of Ni’lin in the Binyamin region.

A security source...
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Tel Aviv’s Museum of Jewish People commends Bob Dylan on Noble Prize

The chairman of the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish People, Irina Nevzlin, congratulated Bob Dylan on his recent selection as the Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature.

Nevzlin spoke on behalf of the museum – Beit Hatfutsot –  located on...
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Over 250 female rabbis sign letter slamming Donald Trump ‘hate speech’

(JTA) — More than 250 female rabbis from around the world signed a letter condemning what they called “hate speech” on the part of Donald Trump.

“He has denigrated people by race, by nationality, by their gender and by their...
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OP-ED: Bob Dylan and Philip Roth bring it all back home


(JTA) — As a fan who runs the “Bob Dylan: Tangled Up in Jews” website, I should be ecstatic at the Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to the writer whose words have been the soundtrack to my...
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