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New York UJA gives grant to Jews of Color Initiative

The grant in support of the JoCI will be aimed at improving mentorship, collaboration and leadership cultivation opportunities for the Jews of Color community.

21/11/2020
Many Jews of color are politically conservative — and many voted for Trump

Despite progressive conventional wisdom that as America became more diverse the Democratic Party coalition would grow, Trump’s share of ethnic and racial minority votes increased.

By MIJAL BITTON
20/11/2020
An ‘Unorthodox’ American Jewish podcast marks 250 episodes

Episodes follow a similar format including playful banter among the co-hosts, news from the Jewish world, appearances by the Gentile and Jew of the Week and fan letters.

By HOWARD BLAS
19/11/2020
Israeli Embassy of Nigeria, together with Chabad, organize the distribution of aid packages to the n
Lagos, Nigeria, largest city in Africa, get first rabbi

"Nigeria is such a unique place, and I feel so lucky to be a part of this beautiful project.”

I had no idea Biden has a Jewish family. That’s actually good - Opinion

Joe Biden doesn’t need to talk about his Jewish family — he’s already proven himself to be a mensch. The fact that he has Jewish grandchildren is merely icing on the cake.

By SOPHIE VERSHBOW/JTA
19/11/2020
Screenshots from Madison Cawthorn's Instagram account show pictures from a 2017 visit to the site of
Madison Cawthorn has tried to convert Jews to Christianity

He claims he has succeeded with “culturally Jewish people” but not religious ones.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
17/11/2020
Thanksgiving dinner is coming
We need Thanksgiving more than ever this year

In many respects, Thanksgiving is to Americans what Passover is for Jews. And both holidays build bridges across deep divides.

By DANIEL TREIMAN/JTA
17/11/2020
After 60 years, the Jews in Australia's coal capital have a rabbi

Rabbi Yossi Rodal and his family are putting everything they have to restore life to this once-thriving community.

12/11/2020
Brazilian Jewish businessman accused of Madoff-like scheme arrested

Jonas Jaimovick, who turned himself in to Rio Police on Monday, had made headlines for disappearing with an estimated $32 million.

By MARCUS GILBAN/JTA
11/11/2020
7 Jewish ‘Jeopardy!’ moments from Alex Trebek’s 36 years as host

In his 36 years as host of the immensely popular game show, Trebek encountered his share of Jewish moments.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
09/11/2020
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