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Jews Take to Twitter to Protest Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on immigration that “indefinitely barred Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspended all refugee...

Rabbi Hier on Inauguration, American Democracy

By Mathew Klickstein Rabbi Marvin Hier, dean and founder of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance, knows a thing or two about...

Trump and His Inaugural Day Signal Major Shifts Ahead

BY GEORGE ALTSHULER WASHINGTON, D.C. — True to form, minutes after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump positioned himself in opposition to the...

‘There Are Jews Here’ Showcases Dwindling Small-town Religious and Cultural Life

The title of the film is There Are Jews Here but after seeing last week’s screening of the documentary in New York, viewers would...

Jewish Groups Tussle Over Friedman Pick

With Congress back in session, Jewish organizations on both the left and right are gearing up to mobilize support or opposition in the Senate...

Orthodox Rabbis Join Opposition to Medically Assisted Suicide

The District of Columbia is one step away from becoming the seventh jurisdiction in the country to pass a medically assisted suicide measure. Despite growing...

Rabbi Says UN Comments at Menorah Lighting Not Directed at Obama

WASHINGTON — The annual National Menorah lighting is a ceremonial event. Held on the Ellipse, it is used to mark the beginning of Chanukah...

JCC Association Names New President and CEO

The JCC Association of North America announced on Dec. 20 that the 100-year old central agency named Doron Krakow as the new president and...

Study: Jews Are World’s Most Educated Religious Group, But There’s a U.S. Wrinkle

The Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank based in Washington, D.C., just released a global demographic study that examines levels of educational attainment...

Billionaire With Philly Roots Joins Trump’s Economic Team

President-elect Donald Trump has invested in a locally raised man who knows a thing or two about investments. Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and CEO of the...