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Remi Welbel, right, connected with what she calls Judaism's "agrarian roots."

COVID led me to start a farm and connect with my Jewish values

The ravaging chaos of the pandemic, and the opportunity to learn remotely, provided me with the space and opportunity to connect to Midwestern land, and to Jewish roots.

By REMI WELBEL/JTA
05/05/2021
IDF and medical units at the Tapuah Junction in the West Bank after shots were fired at civilians, M

US condemns violence by both Palestinians & Jewish extremists

It spoke out amid reports of Jewish extremist attacks against Palestinian homes and fields in the West Bank village of Jalud in the aftermath of the shooting of three Israeli teens.

Christianity, illustrative

Beth Din distances itself from ‘covert missionary’ Jewish status claim

The Orthodox Beth Din of Philadelphia issued a letter noting that a bill of divorce cannot be used to determine Jewish status, as alleged covert missionary Michael Elkohen has asserted.

A protester holding an "Abuse isn't Love" sign at a protest against violence against women in Tel Av

Jewish domestic violence survivors in US lacking support - study

The coronavirus pandemic caused spikes in domestic violence around the world, emphasizing the need for solutions for survivors.

01/05/2021
Miles Davis, Linfield University's president, denies saying anything antisemitic.

University head accused of antisemitism was subjected to racism - NAACP

Davis invited the NAACP to investigate whether he was subject to racist treatment after he was accused both of antisemitism as well as sexual assault.

By BEN SALES/JTA
01/05/2021
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boys dance around a bonfire as they celebrate the Jewish holiday of Lag Ba'Ome

Lag Ba'omer: Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai put out fires - opinion

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was not a “commissioner” and certainly not a firefighter, but the fact that already on the day he leaves the cave we find him putting out fires tells us a lot.

By MENACHEM GERLITZKY
29/04/2021

Why is Jerusalem the most important city for the Jewish people?

In Jerusalem, I see the fulfillment of 2,800-year-old prophecies. It is a place where the fabric between the spiritual and the material is so thin that it elevates everything.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
29/04/2021

Stray bullet kills Jewish reporter for NPR affiliate in Kansas City

24-year-old Aviva Okeson-Haberman was about to start a new job covering social services and criminal justice.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/04/2021

Antisemitism or anti-Semitism, that is the question: AP changes its style

The AP stylebook now says to write antisemitism and antisemitic without a hyphen and with no capital "S".

יְהוֹרָם גָאוֹן בַּסֶרֶט "מִבְצָע יוֹנָתָן", 1977

A song for Sivan: You Won’t Defeat Me

לֹא תְנַצְחוּ אוֹתִי

By JPOST IVRIT STAFF
26/04/2021
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