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This law professor argued that Reform Jews aren’t devout enough to merit religious freedom – Forward

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A protester carries a sign as they attend the “Jewish Rally for Abortion Justice” rally in May. Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images By Mira Fox June 22, 2022 With the Supreme Court expected to overturn Roe v. Wade any day now, a Florida synagogue, L’Dor Va-Dor, is suing. They are arguing that the state’s law […]
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Unknown Holocaust photos – found in attics and archives – are helping researchers recover lost stories and providing a tool against denial – Houston Chronicle

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(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Wolf Gruner, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences(THE CONVERSATION) The summer of 2022 marked the 80th anniversary of the first Nazi deportation of Jewish families from Germany to Auschwitz.Although the Nazis deported hundreds of thousands of Jewish […]
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Innovative Health Diagnostics Announces New Direct-to-Consumer Tests in Women's Health and COVID-19 – Oil City Derrick

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Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Celebrates its Warehouse Employees and Professional Truck Drivers – Oil City Derrick

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Michael L. Tichnor Elected American Jewish Committee President – American Jewish Committee

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June 14, 2022 — New York Michael L. Tichnor has been elected president of the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization.“I am honored and humbled to take on this most meaningful role at AJC, an organization which exemplifies courage, strength, diplomacy and action,” said Tichnor. “From its founding in 1906, AJC has […]
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Chicago billionaire Barre Seid secretly used his wealth to try to influence the lives of millions – Crain's Chicago Business

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In the mid-2000s, Barre Seid had begun thinking about how to leave a legacy. Riding the personal computer boom, the Chicago-based electronics magnate was on his way to becoming a billionaire. Seid, who considers himself a libertarian, now had the means to pursue a bold project: “attack philanthropy.”To Seid, that meant looking for ways to […]
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30 years after L.A. burned, two Latino Jewish immigrants bring hope to ground zero – Forward

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The lot at Manchester and Vermont avenues today. An artist rendering of the planne Evermont project.  Illustration by Evermont Senior Contributing Editor Rob Eshman April 28, 2022 Near the corner of Vermont and Manchester avenues, someone created a huge mural consisting of a single word: “HOPES.”It’s been there for a while, and Michelle Clark, who […]
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Israel Film Festival Honorees, Jewish Federation's State Capital Visit and Beit T'Shuvah Ribbon Cutting – Jewish Journal

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ADVERTISEThe 35th annual Israel Film Festival (IFF) held its sponsor luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills on April 29.The afternoon gathering honored real estate investor, philanthropist and Holocaust survivor David Wiener with the IFF Humanitarian Award and actor Henry Winkler with the IFF Career Achievement Award. From left: Actor Henry Winkler and […]
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As Jewish leaders in Massachusetts seek support in combatting antisemitism, a Holocaust memorial museum is pl – MassLive.com

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Jody Kipnis, president and CEO of Boston-based Holocaust Legacy Foundation, announced the creation of a Holocaust memorial museum in Boston during a virtual summit on antisemitism earlier this week.ScreenshotAs the tides of antisemitism worsen throughout Massachusetts and the country, Boston will soon be home to a Holocaust memorial museum situated around the Freedom Trail.Jody Kipnis, […]
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Who runs the largest Jewish federations? Not women. – J. – The Jewish News of Northern California

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On paper, Jewish federations across North America have made great strides in promoting women to leadership positions in recent years. Women now lead 43% of the roughly 150 federations in the United States and Canada, up nearly 10% from a decade ago.But the federations, secular nonprofits that organize, fund and represent Jewish communities across North […]