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How well do Americans tolerate offensive speech?- Pew study

According to the data, 65% of adults found the former statement a major problem in America today, while a smaller majority of 53% said the latter is a major issue. 

My Jewish ancestors owned slaves. That’s why I’m a rabbi for racial justice.

'I pray that the work we all do to advance social justice today may serve as tiny measures of atonement for the grievous damage caused by our nation, including my ancestors.'

By RABBI BARRY H. BLOCK/JTA
10/12/2021

America's democracy is in danger

Particularly worrisome are the large numbers of Americans who believe the Big Lie and other conspiracy theories even once they’ve been irrefutably debunked.

By ROBERT HORENSTEIN
02/12/2021

Here's how Americans misunderstand Palestinian Arabs

I spoke with Fatah leaders who told me they are willing to wait out Israel. The Palestinian Authority is ready to live in two states or one binational state.

Fox Nation host compares Fauci to Nazi doctor Mengele

The Auschwitz memorial museum called the comparison “shameful” in a statement on Tuesday.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
01/12/2021
Thanksgiving reminds us of the enduring power of Judaism to enrich the human condition.

Expat Americans in Israel, West Bank share traditions of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday, and Americans living around the world pull out the stops to celebrate.

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE , MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
24/11/2021

Conservative figures announce ‘University of Austin alternative college’

"We're done waiting for America's universities to fix themselves" about "woke-ism" • the college has received over 3,000 inquiries since its announcement, according to faculty

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Los Angeles judge terminates Britney Spears conservatorship

Since revealing years of private anguish in tearful testimony in June, Spears has received a groundswell of public support and hired a new lawyer who moved aggressively to end the restrictions.

By REUTERS
13/11/2021

Harvey's BBQ in downtown Jerusalem is incomparable

Harvey, who ran Gabriel on nearby Shimon ben Shetah Street for a dozen years before turning it into Harvey’s, says he’s pleased with the new location – and on the night we went, it was buzzing!

11/11/2021

US Embassy in Jerusalem announces new initiative to assist Americans

With an unprecedented backlog of requests piling up for passports and CBRAs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State's additional resources come as a major relief to US immigrants.

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