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A view of the main lawn in 1964.
United by the Deportivo, Mexico's Jews were separated by coronavirus

“I would give my life for the Deportivo,” one said on the phone, from quarantine. “The Deportivo is my life.”

By ALAN GRABINSKY/JTA
13/10/2020
Majority of Israelis prefer Donald Trump over Joe Biden - poll

Israeli perspectives on American Jewry's voting patterns were also assessed in the poll.

14/10/2020
Jewish poet Louise Gluck wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Gluck’s paternal Jewish grandparents owned a grocery after settling in New York City.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
09/10/2020
The Temple Mount: A true sign of peace

It is where the Binding of Isaac took place. According to Islamic tradition, it was Ishmael who was placed on the altar, and it is also the site where Muhammad ascended to heaven.

By CHAIM OZER CHAIT
06/10/2020
Coming Home to Jerusalem

For many Jews, Israel has always been the “final destination,” with their current residence (even one that is several generations strong!) merely a “pitstop” on the way home.

By BEN HORODENKER
08/10/2020
Fireworks for Monaco Royal Wedding
Outside of Israel, Monaco has the highest ratio of Jews in the world

The Jewish population is a relatively new and diverse community whose members speak different languages and come from disparate cultural backgrounds.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
02/10/2020
Jewish students in NorCal ask district to fight against antisemitism

“We believe the ‘action’ taken thus far by the administration has done nothing to make us feel secure and safe."

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/10/2020
Jews on TikTok face rampant antisemitism – here is how they fight back

Three women joined TikTok to watch funny videos. Once other TikTok users realized they were Jewish, the women were bombarded by antisemitic reactions – from ‘flag spam’ to death threats.

30/09/2020
A pedestrian walks in the rain on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada.
Jews attacked in 3 incidents in Ontario over Rosh Hashanah

In Ottawa, a man spat at worshippers at an outdoor service and called them “dirty f***ing Jews” as he drove by on Saturday.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/09/2020
British Jews show solidarity with Black, Asian communities in UK

Nearly 50 organizations and more than 130 members of the Jewish community signed the statement.

24/09/2020
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