Monday, November 30th 2020   |

OP-ED: Thanksgiving was established during an American crisis. Then and now, Judaism teaches us to be grateful.

By RABBI MOSHE HAUER

(JTA) — How do you celebrate Thanksgiving during a pandemic? 

The medical, financial, social and emotional challenges, coupled with the stresses we are experiencing within civil society, have made this a hard time to focus on our...

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Where Biden’s secretary of state choice Tony Blinken stands on Jewish issues, from immigration to Israel

By GABE FRIEDMAN

(JTA) — Tony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for secretary of state, is the stepson of a Holocaust survivor whose stories shaped his worldview and subsequently his policy decisions, including in the Middle East.

Biden named Blinken...

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Mildred Pailet Schiffman passes away at 103

MILDRED PAILET SCHIFFMAN, a native of New Orleans born on Twelfth Night near the beginning of the Spanish Influenza pandemic, passed away during the current COVID-19 pandemic on Friday, Nov. 27. She was 103 years old. 

A strong woman of...

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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: Justice (and anti-Semitism) you shall pursue

By CAROLINE GLICK

– Over the past week or so we have been witnessing the emergence of a new sort of anti-Semitism in the Democratic Party. The new form of Jew-hatred is a combination of...

Today in Israeli History - November 30th

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