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2019 Billboard Music Awards- Show - Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 1, 2019 - Paula Abdul leaps as she
Las Vegas Mayor offers city as a test case for reopening amid coronavirus

Anderson Cooper, the CNN host, said that would mean people would likely die as part of the experiment.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
23/04/2020
What will happen to Las Vegas during the Coronavirus outbreak?

Those who thought that the land-based casino industry of Las Vegas would be immune were obviously wrong and today, The Strip is dark for the first time in many years.

11/04/2020
The ‘WOW’ factor returns to Eilat

Hanoch Rosenn outdoes himself with latest version of Las Vegas-style extravaganza

By SHANNA FULD
23/02/2020
A busker dressed in a showgirl costume walks past the Paris Las Vegas hotel & casino, the site of We
In Nevada, Jewish leaders weigh up their options in the Democrat primaries

"We [Jews] are very diverse in our opinions," said former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley.

Police vehicles line Las Vegas Boulevard following the mass shooting, October 4, 2017.
Las Vegas man pleads guilty to charge in alleged synagogue bombing plot

Conor Climo, 23, appeared Monday in a Las Vegas court to possessing the components of a destructive device. He faces a maximum sentence of 10 years.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
12/02/2020
CES Welcomes Adult Toys for 2020 Event

The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is a hugely popular tech and electronic trade event that takes places in January each year in Las Vegas.

09/01/2020
EL AL Boeing 787 hits power pole at Las Vegas Airport

The return flight to Israel was canceled, and El Al issued an apology for the incident and “the unpleasantness caused to our customers.”

Meet a Hebrew-school teacher turned blackjack dealer in Las Vegas

I was very scared in the beginning. It was like, “Oh, $25,000 chips!” But now it’s just a chip. It’s the people — I love when they come back and they look for me.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
12/10/2019
Las Vegas rabbi on what it’s like to lead a synagogue in ‘Sin City’

Akselrad has been serving as the rabbi of the Reform synagogue, which counts some 600 families as members, since 1988. He says he is the longest-serving rabbi at any one synagogue in the state.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
04/10/2019
Police vehicles line Las Vegas Boulevard following the mass shooting, October 4, 2017.
Accused neo-Nazi charged with planning attack on Las Vegas synagogue

Jewish Agency’s Herzog calls threat a trend that is ‘fermenting underground at every moment’

11/08/2019
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