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JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the...

Trump Calls Iran Deal ‘Embarrassing’ in First UN Speech

President Donald Trump slammed the “embarrassing” Iranian nuclear deal, while accusing Tehran of destabilizing the Middle East, in his first speech to the United...

Genetic Screening Urged During Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

September is Tay-Sachs Awareness Month and JScreen, a non-profit public health initiative based at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine, is urging people at...

News Briefs: Bacon Lawsuit; Charges for Death of MMA Fighter; Rabbi Says OK to...

Three Teens Charged in Death of Orthodox Jewish MMA Fighter A 16-year-old girl and two 18-year-old men were charged with first-degree murder in the July...

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons — Er, Etrogs

When you think of foods from Italy, you probably think of pizza or spaghetti. But there is another import the country is known for...

Venezuelan Jews Fleeing Turmoil Get ‘Lifeline’ in Israel, Encounter New Challenges

As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews are fleeing the South American nation, with many choosing to immigrate to...

Restoration Trip to Polish Cemetery Experience of a Lifetime for Local Man

It’s a four-and-a-half-hour drive from Warsaw to Przerośl, Poland, but native Philadelphian Brian Wartell didn’t mind making the trek to the town, where a...

‘Walls That Work:’ Can Israeli Tech be Trump’s Solution for Mexico Border Security?

The Trump administration has reportedly reached a new contract with the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems to implement advanced security systems on the...

Commemorating Lives Lost in AMIA Bombing Continues as AJC Mission

Daniel Loza will always remember what he was doing on July 18, 1994. He was a 23-year-old law student in Buenos Aires when the Asociación...

Netanyahu Overheard Lambasting EU’s ‘Crazy’ Israel Policy

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was overheard harshly criticizing the European Union (EU) during his visit to Budapest, where he took part in the...