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Craigslist founder: Rising antisemitism keeps me up at night

Newmark, the founder of the legendary classified ad website Craigslist, spoke with the 10th annual Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference on Tuesday about his personal history creating the site.

13/10/2021

Notebooks of mysterious, influential teacher ‘Mr. Shushani’ opened to public

Scholars believe that the notebooks will reveal some potentially groundbreaking ideas and teachings related to Jewish thought and texts, the National Library of Israel said.

Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house.

Jim Fleischer, CEO of AEPi, dies at 52

On its website, AEPi said, “Jim fought a courageous battle against cancer for the last three years, but the fight was too much and he passed away yesterday evening.”

By Bob Jacob/JTA
13/10/2021

Jewish standup comedian Jackie Mason passes away at 93

Mason was one of the last "borscht belt" comedians, continuing the comedy which was famous in the Catskills long after the last resort closed down.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , JOE ERWIN , BILL SANDERSON/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS
25/07/2021

Veteran journalist Arye Mekel passes away, age 75

Veteran journalist, diplomat Arye Mekel interviewed all the big names in politics.

A tale of 2 Jewish Super Bowl linemen: Ali Marpet and Mitchell Schwartz

Both are standout players, but only one — Ali Marpet, a sixth-year pro for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — is expected to suit up for the NFL championship game on Sunday in his home stadium.

By MARC BRODTSKY/JTA
03/02/2021

Chuck Schumer is now the highest-ranking elected Jewish official ever

Georgia’s new senators, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, were sworn in on Wednesday, making Schumer the new Senate majority leader — the first-ever Jew in that powerful role.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
22/01/2021

How Jews change the world

It comes as no surprise that two Jews, Bourla and Zaks, are spearheading two COVID-19 vaccines to which many may one day soon owe their lives.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
22/12/2020
KURT ROTHSCHILD

Honoring Kurt Rothschild at 100

The president of the World Mizrachi movement is one of the most indefatigable and loyal soldiers the Jewish People has been blessed with over the past century.

Noa Kirel, Israeli singer and IDF soldier, signs historic deal

The contract signed by the Israeli singer and the American record company is historic in terms of the Israeli music industry.

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