• Judah Touro Society honors Dr. Gary Glynn at gala

    By ANGELA MAONE, Special to the CCJN

    The Touro Infirmary Foundation held its annual gala on Saturday evening, November 2 with the theme of “At the Beach.” The occasion, the 30th anniversary of the Judah Touro Society Award, was an opportunity to honor this year’s recipient, Dr. Gary Glynn.

    The gala was held at Solomon Hall of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA), where over 300 attendees gathered to honor Glynn.

    The Judah Touro Society Award program is named for the founder of Touro Infirmary, the 19th century philanthropist. The award is bestowed annually upon a living individual...
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  • Jewish Women’s Theatre to perform at Shir Chadash tonight; tickets on sale

    By NICHOLAS HAMBURGER, Special to the CCJN

    The Jewish Women’s Theatre, a Santa Monica-based theatre group, will perform The Matzo Ball Diaries at Shir Chadash Conservative Synagogue tonight in Metairie.

    The show begins at 7:30 p.m., marking the fifth leg of the theater group’s week-long “Southern Tour,” which the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of...
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    NCJW honors Madeleine Landrieu with Hannah Solomon Award

    By ALAN SMASON

    Madeleine Landrieu, the dean of the Loyola University College of Law, was presented with the National Council of Jewish Women’s (NCJW) Hannah G. Solomon Award in ceremonies at the New Orleans Sheraton on October 17.

    Landrieu became the first member of her celebrated political family to be...
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Current News

Netflix to add clarification to documentary that angered Poland

(JTA) — Netflix said that it will add a clarification on some maps shown in its new documentary about the Nazi concentration camp guard John Demjanjuk following complaints.

The correction announcement Thursday came days after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki...
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill agrees to resolution over anti-Semitism complaint

(JTA) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has agreed to a resolution agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over an anti-Semitism complaint.

The Zionist Organization of America filed the complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s...
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Anti-Semitism is spiking in Brooklyn, and officials don’t know why

By BEN SALES

NEW YORK (JTA) — Days after a series of attacks against Jews across Brooklyn, the Anti-Defamation League announced that it would double funding for a school program combating hate.

But city officials say more than education is...
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Breaking News

34 Palestinians killed, 58 Israelis injured in rocket attacks from Gaza and Israel this week

(JTA) — Fifty-eight Israelis were injured during the wave of rocket attacks fired by terror groups from Gaza this week. Thirty-four Palestinians, most of them reported to be members of Islamic Jihad and other Gaza terror groups, were killed in...
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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: The ‘deep state’ fought Israel and lost

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN

– Americans and viewers around the world have been transfixed this week by the first public hearing by the U.S. House of Representatives on the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

At the center...
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