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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reveals Her Jewish Roots At Hanukkah Event
The New York Democrat said that many generations ago, her family members were Sephardic Jews who fled the Spanish Inquisition.
A Black Orthodox Rabbi Explains How He Navigates Both Racism And Anti-Semitism
MaNishtana wants to remind people that "there's not one way to be Jewish."
This Jewish Man Is Fighting Racism Within The Orthodox Community
Born and raised in a Hasidic home in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, MaNishtana speaks out against the racism and bigotry he experiences within his own Orthodox community.
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Man Accused Of Murdering Gay Student Blaze Bernstein Pleads Not Guilty
By Amy Taxin, Associated Press
If convicted, Samuel Woodward faces a maximum sentence of life in prison without parole.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Robert Bowers Pleads Not Guilty
By Maryclaire Dale, AP
A grand jury issued a 44-count indictment that charges him with murder and hate crimes after he killed 11 people at the Tree of Life synagogue.
Messianic Rabbi At Pence Event Was Yet Another Dog Whistle To Evangelicals
Neil J. Young
And a message to American Jews about who alone matters.
‘Rabbi’ At Mike Pence Rally Thinks Jews Who Deny Christ Go To Hell
Loren Jacobs invoked Jesus in praying for the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Follows Nationwide Spike In Anti-Semitism
More swastikas desecrate Jewish cemeteries and frighten Jewish students. And now 11 people have been massacred.
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HIAS, The Jewish Group Targeted By Pittsburgh Shooter, Has Long Resettled Refugees
The nonprofit has often criticized the Trump administration's drastic cutbacks in refugees admitted to the U.S.
Holocaust Survivor Who Attended Pittsburgh Synagogue Escaped Death Twice
“It’s almost like, ‘Here we go again,’” 80-year-old Judah Samet said after narrowly escaping the massacre at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue.
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'What Happened Yesterday Will Not Break Us': Pittsburgh After The Horror
A community comes together after the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Include 2 Brothers, Husband And Wife
Eight men and three women were killed by suspected gunman Robert Bowers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania.
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Trump Scorned For Tweeting About World Series Hours After Synagogue Massacre
The president took time to question the tactics of L.A. Dodgers in his late night tweet.
Trump Suggests Armed Guard Could Have Stopped Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting
A gunman opened fire on the Tree of Life Congregation in Squirrel Hill, a largely Jewish community in Pittsburgh.
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Stephen Miller's Hometown Rabbi Berates Him In Scorching Holiday Sermon
In a Rosh Hashanah sermon, Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels said the White House adviser's immigration tactics are "completely antithetical to everything I know about Judaism.”
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New York Democrats Under Fire For Claiming Cynthia Nixon Is Soft On Anti-Semitism
Nixon, a progressive candidate for New York governor, is raising two of her children Jewish.
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
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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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