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Following bitter debate, Ben & Jerry’s owner reaches deal to keep ice cream in Israel and the West Bank

By ANDREW LAPIN

(JTA) – After nearly a year of legal and financial battles, Ben & Jerry’s will continue to be made and sold in Israel and the West Bank, as its parent company Unilever announced Tuesday it had reached...

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‘After Shabbat, we will act’: American Jews gear up for wave of post-Roe activism

By RON KAMPEAS

WASHINGTON (JTA) — An array of Jewish groups across the country are kickstarting into action to protest and potentially challenge the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that had enshrined the...

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Naftali Bennett won’t run in Israel’s upcoming elections

By ANDREW LAPIN

(JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett won’t run in his country’s upcoming elections this fall, his office announced Wednesday, after he served as head of a fragile, now collapsing Knesset coalition for a little over a...

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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: Don’t use Judaism as a weapon in the abortion debate

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN

– The decision last week by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning the Roe v. Wade abortion ruling has—as we all knew it would once a draft of the majority decision...

Today in Israeli History - July 2nd

Yitzhak Shamir Passes Away

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