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After a horrible year, does a better one await? - opinion

I feel the need to repair the world – tikkun olam – we say in Hebrew, or as others might say, leave the world a better place than when we arrived.

Jewish National Fund launches $1M. climate solution contest

Jewish National Fund of Canada said Wednesday it was launching a new annual $1 million climate solutions prize.

11/08/2021

Judaism in the COVID era: What will be lost, gained and changed?

Judaism has always been a social faith, centered on communal activity. However, the demands of COVID-19 prompted Jews from across the religious spectrum to experiment with new models of engagement.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
10/07/2021

Sue Bird, Zach Banner and Alysha Clark talk tikkun olam, social justice

"There’s a quote [that] ‘ally is a verb, not a noun.’ And that stuck with me. What does it actually mean to be an ally?" Bird asked.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
02/07/2021

7 events that celebrate Juneteenth through a Jewish lens

If you’d like to commemorate this holiday through a Jewish lens, here are seven events that you and your family can attend or stream online.

By JACQUELINE RODERICK
18/06/2021

Israeli medical cannabis company Tikun Olam to supply products to UK

In three-year, NIS 37-million deal, ITH Pharma Ltd UK will distribute Tikun Olam's medical cannabis oils.

Director of film on voter oppression learns of Jewish role in activism

‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ director Liz Garbus on learning the Jewish tradition of activism from her famous father.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
19/09/2020
American and Israeli Jews [Illustrative]

Amid coronavirus, Jewish Americans must help the global Jewish community

Jewish Americans must not ignore the significant distress their brothers and sisters are experiencing in Jewish communities around the world.

By MICHAEL D. SIEGAL
28/06/2020

Minneapolis Jews care for a city in turmoil, giving aid and cleaning

“I’ve always been informed by the Jewish ethic to go where I’m needed."

By DEBRA NUSSBAUM COHEN/ JTA
01/06/2020

US college student spends 11 hours a day shopping to help families

Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch, a college student managing a full course load and two part-time jobs, has been spending 11 hours per day to help hers and other families in the Chicago Jewish community.

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