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For those who wish to raise children in the Jewish faith, a Jewish education can be a great tool for learning more about their heritage. Of course, it can be difficult to present it to young children in a way that keeps them interested and engaged. Rabbi Simcha Dessler, educational director of the Hebrew Academy …

If you’re looking for a guide to the perplexities of “Beyond the Count: Perspectives and Lived Experiences of Jews of Color,” a good start might be to not think of it as one study. It really is two, and they might have been better titled “Who Exactly Are the Jews of Color Anyway?” “” And …

With hundreds of Jewish residents and hundreds of thousands of international visitors this year, the United Arab Emirates is now home to the “largest small Jewish community in the world.” In the following honeymoon year the agreements of Abraham, this community has rapidly grown from a simple point of curiosity to a new center of …

A group of 18 American Orthodox Jewish girls were recently banned from a Delta flight from Amsterdam to New York. The teens had previously been reprimanded during a connection with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – which is partly owned by Delta – for eating outside of designated meal times, leading to a back and forth …

Eighty-five percent of American Jews accept COVID-19 vaccine, says study conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute. The study interviewed several religious groups and subgroups, such as Black Protestants, Hispanic Catholics, White Evangelical Protestants, and others. The survey was conducted in March, and then again in June, to showcase changes in attitude toward vaccine-related issues …

If there was any consolation to be taken from the “Munich Massacre,” it would be that much of the world was outraged and finally understood the forces of evil facing Israel. Istarted off as a joyous occasion. At the start of the 20th Olympic Games, the Jn Editorial of September 1, 1972, captured the excitement …

Douglas bloom Douglas Bloom has been active in a large list of Jewish organizations and has held several leadership positions. WWith his iconic bow ties, colorful round glasses and magnetic smile, Douglas Bloom was a successful businessman, generous philanthropist and charismatic leader who advanced the causes of many organizations in his beloved Jewish community. Douglas, …

On June 12, Deborah Lewis was officially installed as the Rabbi of the Jewish Community of Santa Ynez Valley and a celebration was held in her honor. Deborah Lewis was ordained on May 31, installed June 12 By Pamela Dozois news@santaynezvalleystar.com The Santa Ynez Valley Jewish community has a new rabbi, Deborah Lewis. She was …

Three men in Brooklyn, New York, have been charged with two incidents of hate crimes targeting religious Jews. Kings Country District Attorney Eric Gonzalez identified the defendants as Daniel Shaukat, 20, of Bensonhurst; Haider Anjam, 21, of Midwood; and 19-year-old Ashan Azad, also from Midwood. According to Brooklyn Daily Eagle, tThe men faced a 68-count …

A historical register of Jewish burial records in the modern Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca is among the artefacts that were recovered in a seizure by authorities in New York who plan to return the items to their communities of origin. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Thursday announced the seizure of 17 funeral scrolls, manuscripts and …