• Popular Beth Israel Rabbi Gabriel Greenberg announces departure

    By ALAN SMASON, Special to the CCJN

    Rabbi Gabriel Greenberg, the popular Modern Orthodox rabbi, who ascended the bimah at Congregation Beth Israel in Metairie four years ago announced his reluctant decision to leave New Orleans this week. 

    The unexpected announcement was issued initially by congregation president Lee Kansas on Monday, October 8. Kansas acknowledged the importance the congregation had placed on him since 2013, when a contract was offered to Greenberg, but delayed by one year in order for him to fill out the remainder of his term at the Hillel at the University of California at Berkeley.

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  • 2 Israelis killed, 1 injured in terror attack in West Bank industrial zone

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Israelis were killed and another injured in a terror attack in the Barkan industrial area in the West Bank.

    The attack took place on Sunday morning shortly before 8:00 at the beginning of the work week in the settlement’s industrial zone that is home to 160...
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    Martin Fletcher leads NOLA to ‘Promised Land’

    By ALAN SMASON, Exclusive to the CCJN

    In this era where journalists are regularly accused of generating so-called “fake news,” Martin Fletcher, the venerated NBC correspondent and Bureau Chief in Tel Aviv, is ready to be known as a writer of fiction. Not as a newsman, mind you, but as a...
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Current News

JEF announces 10K gift for Hurricane Michael recovery

Following catastrophic destruction in the Florida panhandle from winds and surge associated with Hurricane Michael’s landfall there,  the board of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Louisiana (JEF) unanimously approved a $10,000 grant this week to the Jewish Federations of North America’s ...
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Susan Hess to receive Hannah Solomon Award on Monday


Susan Hess will be honored on Monday as the recipient of the 2018 Hannah G. Solomon Award from the Greater New Orleans Section of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW). This recognition is given annually to...
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Fliers blaming Jews for Kavanaugh assault allegations target Iowa organizations

(JTA) — Anti-Semitic fliers that blame Jews for the sexual assault allegations against newly sworn-in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were hung on the doors of Iowa organizations.

The hate fliers discovered Monday are the same ones posted on at...
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Breaking News

Hebron To Get First New Jewish Neighborhood In 20 Years


WEST BANK (TPS) — The Israeli government approved a plan Sunday to construct 31 new housing units within the Jewish settlement in Hebron on the West Bank. The approval was made possible following a more than $5...
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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: The Price of Saudi Friendship


 — In one sense, the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Kashoggi after he entered Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, last week is pretty much business as usual for the Riyadh regime. Saudi Arabia is a...
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