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I’m so Glad I’m Raising My Kids in Israel, Here’s Why

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This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY SHIRA LANKIN SHEPS Back when I lived in America, I wouldn’t have called myself a helicopter parent. I would have said...

Why Jersey City’s Jewish Mayor Didn’t Wait to Call the Shooting an Anti-Semitic Attack

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‘I Knew at the Time, Based on the Circumstances, That it Was a Hate Crime’ Why Jersey City’s Jewish mayor didn’t wait to call the shooting...

Conservative Movement Looks to the Future on the Eve of 2020

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For the first time in almost two decades, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) and the Rabbinical Assembly (RA) held a collaborative convention...

France to Open Hate-Crimes Bureau After Jewish Cemetery Desecrated

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By JNS Staff and Marcy Oster / JTA Following the discovery of a mass desecration of graves at a Jewish cemetery in Strasbourg on Dec....
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Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky to Be Awarded the ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

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Reknowned refusnik and advocate for democracy Natan Sharansky will be awarded the 2020 Genesis Prize, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced Tuesday, Dec. 10. Dubbed “the...

Hugh Grant Hits the Campaign Trail with Jewish Candidate

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Dozens of residents of a heavily Jewish part of London received a house visit from British actor Hugh Grant Dec. 1. Grant, 59, was...

New Competition Provides $1 Million in Grants to Combat BDS and Israel Delegitimization

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The Genesis Prize Foundation and 2019 Genesis Prize laureate Robert Kraft have launched a competition that will award grants to Israeli organizations on the...

240 Congress Members Sign Letter to UN Chief Calling for Israel’s Defense Against Hezbollah

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Some 240 Congress members have signed on to a bipartisan letter to the U.N. secretary-general calling for an international effort to defend Israel and...

With Gantz Having Failed to Secure a Coalition, What’s Next for Israel?

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By Dov Lipman | JNS Just hours before Wednesday’s midnight deadline, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz returned the mandate to form a government to...

Trump Administration, in Change of US Policy, Says Israeli Settlements Aren’t Illegal

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The Trump administration will no longer regard West Bank Jewish settlement as illegal, another dramatic change that aligns it with Israel’s right-wing government. Secretary of...