Sunday, August 9th 2020   |

Full scope of Beirut disaster ‘still not understood,’ states former Israeli military intelligence chief

– A day after two blasts—one of them an enormous mushroom cloud—ripped through Beirut, causing untold destruction, it’s still not possible to grasp the true scope of the calamity, a former Israeli Military Intelligence chief has said.

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The pandemic’s first High Holiday season has synagogues wondering: Will people pay dues?

By BEN SALES

(JTA) — Like many synagogues, Temple B’nai Hayim used to rely on the High Holiday season to survive financially.

The small Conservative synagogue in Southern California would receive the lion’s share of its revenue in the run-up...

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David Goldfein, Jewish US Air Force chief, is stepping down

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Gen. David Goldfein, who for a time was in line to become the first Jewish chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has retired as Air Force chief.

Goldfein, 60, stepped down as scheduled on Thursday,...

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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: Powerful Jewish women face vicious tropes — they’re being used against Biden’s VP choice, too

By MEREDITH JACOBS

WASHINGTON (JTA) — It has already begun. Leaks about “allies” warning Joe Biden about naming Kamala Harris as his running mate because she “had no remorse” for the gall of actually competing in the primaries. Or comments that...

Today in Israeli History - August 9th

Palestinian Terrorist Group Attacks Jewish Restaurant in Paris

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