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Deluged Day School, Ruined Torahs and Devastated Communities Left in Sandy’s Wake

  When Rabbi Avremel Okonov arrived Tuesday morning at the school he co-founded 10 years ago in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, the water...
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On The Issues: Where The Candidates Stand

JTA provided this comparison of the candidates’ positions on some key issues of concern to Jewish voters.    ABORTION Obama:  President Barack Obama says he is “committed...
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Romney Resurrects Moderation

  WASHINGTON   Mitt Romney’s record as a moderate Republican governor would seem to have made him ideally suited to peel off Jewish votes from President Barack...
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Obama Tries to Show His ‘Kishkes’

  The moment in the final presidential debate when President Barack Obama described his visit to Israel’s national Holocaust museum and to the rocket-battered town...
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Election 2012: Down to the Wire

Pundits have obsessed over just what percentage of the Jewish vote will go to President Barack Obama this time. Local voters weigh in on...

Study: No Anti-Israel Push on Campus

  WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ninety-seven percent of U.S. and Canadian college campuses report no anti-Israel or anti-Semitic events, and the campus-based anti-Israel divestment effort has...

Largest-Ever Military Exercise Begins

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli and U.S. troops began their largest-ever joint aerial defense exercise this week. Austere Challenge 12, which began Sunday, is part of...
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Groups Protest Protestant Letter on Israel

  WASHINGTON   When 15 prominent American Protestant leaders sent a letter to Congress last week calling for an investigation and possible suspension of U.S. aid to...

Jewish Groups Sue New York Over Circumcision Rule

    NEW YORK (JTA) — Orthodox Jewish groups have sued New York City to block a required warning to parents of the dangers of a...

ADL Quits Interfaith Dialogue Following Letter on Israel Aid

    NEW YORK (JTA) — The Anti-Defamation League withdrew from a national Jewish-Christian interfaith dialogue after church leaders asked Congress to re-evaluate U.S. military aid...