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Why I Walked Off My Birthright Israel Trip
, Guest Writer
It's not just a free vacation.
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Progressive American Jewish Groups Troubled By Israel’s Divisive Nation-State Law
The Reform and Conservative movements, which together represent about half of Jewish Americans, have voiced objections to the law.
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Israel Adopts Divisive Jewish Nation-State Law
By Maayan Lubell, Reuters
Only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country now.
This Trans Woman Left Her Hasidic Community To Fully Embrace Her True Self
Growing up Hasidic, Abby Stein struggled to reconcile her gender identity and her spiritual identity.
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New York Beach To Have Special Gender-Segregated Days This Summer
Brooklyn Councilman Chaim Deutsch claims his plan will help conservative Muslims and Jews enjoy the beach.
How I Finally Learned To Accept Both My Chinese And Jewish Identities
, Guest Writer
I get to hear my dad's stories about living with his Orthodox Jewish aunt and watch Chinese dramas with my mom.
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Germans Don Kippas In Solidarity With Jewish Groups Alarmed By Anti-Semitism
“Jewish identity is not something we should hide,” said Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal.
Converts Get Candid On Choosing Religions: 'This Is Where You Belong'
Choosing a new religion can often be a fraught decision. These converts share their experiences with finding new faiths and what that meant for their families. (Supported by Netflix)
These Converts Get Candid on Finding Their Religions
Two converts offer their perspectives on their spiritual upbringing and how it empowered them to embrace a new faith. They speak openly about how they found their new religions and what their decisions meant for their families. (Supported by Netflix)
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Many Americans Still Don't Know Basic Facts About The Holocaust, Survey Finds
Only 41 percent of Americans knew what Auschwitz was — but that shouldn't come as a total shock.
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French Jewish Leaders 'Horrified' By Murder Of Holocaust Survivor
Mireille Knoll, 85, was stabbed 11 times during an alleged anti-Semitic attack in Paris.
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Polish Leader Faces Backlash After Suggesting Jews Shared Holocaust Blame
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is now trying to make it clear he's not a Holocaust revisionist.
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Pope Francis Urges European Countries To Do More To Combat Anti-Semitism
By Philip Pullella, Reuters
“Indifference is a virus," the pope said.
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Rabbis Pledge To Protect African Asylum-Seekers Facing Deportation From Israel
"The government will have to come through us” to deport the migrants, Rabbi Susan Silverman said.
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82 Rabbis, Activists Arrested On Capitol Hill Over DACA Protest
“This is no time for business as usual,” said one rabbi who was among those arrested Wednesday.
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Turns Out Roy Moore’s Jewish Lawyer Is Actually A Christian Now
The Senate candidate's wife had argued they couldn't be anti-Semitic because their lawyer was a Jew. He says he accepted Christ in his 30s.
U.S. Rabbi Rips Lorde For 'Anti-Semitic' Israel Concert Boycott In Washington Post Ad
Pop star is "young to be a bigot," says Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
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ARTS & CULTURE
Women-Only Art Shows Stood Out In 2017. Let's Leave Them There.
"Radical Women" and "We Wanted a Revolution" were among the best shows of the year. But women artists deserve more.
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Trump’s Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital And The Prospect Of A Two-State Solution
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Affairs, NYU
I was in Israel when Trump made his announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Initially, I thought Israelis
Kayla Moore’s Anti-Semitism Defense
Roy Moore's wife Kayla Moore tried to explain why her family is not anti-Semitic and things got awkward.
Donald Trump: “I’ve been a Christian, and I love Christianity and the evangelicals have been so incredibly supportive.” | AP Photo
The Religious Lunacy Behind Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
@PhilipRotner, Attorney and Columnist
The move is a payback for the evangelicals who helped elect him.
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Only The 'Good Jews' Get To Go
Songwriter, author, performer
No Democrats were invited, Jewish or otherwise. No heads of major Jewish congregations who’d dared criticize him or his administration.
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Diplomats And World Leaders Hate Trump’s Jerusalem Move -- But His Base Loves It
White evangelical Christians overwhelmingly support Trump. They also overwhelmingly believe God gave Israel to the Jews.
Trump Names Jerusalem Israel’s Capital
In a highly controversial move that critics say threatens the middle east peace process, Donald Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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A Star of the Abrahamic Faiths
Chair of Islamic Studies at American University
We live in contradictory and confusing times: on the one hand, we have the cases of widespread murder and mayhem on the basis
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