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Jewish organizations give NIS 8,000 to family of rocket-hit home

Representatives of the Jewish Agency and the Jewish Federation of Montreal provided immediate financial assistance on Wednesday to the Tamano family from Beersheba whose home suffered a direct hit earlier that day by a rocket fired from Gaza. Read more.

U.S. merges Jerusalem embassy and consulate, breaking another tradition

The Trump administration will merge the US consulate general in Jerusalem into the U.S. embassy there for purposes of "efficiency and effectiveness," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday. Read more.

Jewish life doomed? Flourishing? Take your pick

A prominent rabbi and two journalists lead a lively discussion about an important question: “Why be Jewish?” Read more.

The Tel Aviv GA: Building bridges, not dissing Jerusalem

On October 22, one thousand North American leaders will convene in Tel Aviv with one thousand Israeli leaders for “the GA.” The General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America is the veritable College of Cardinals of North American Jewry, a schmooze-fest connecting many of th…

In Denmark, the world’s only happy Holocaust commemoration event

In Denmark, the world’s only country where nearly all the members of the Jewish minority were rescued from the Holocaust by the local population in a grassroots operation that involved thousands of people, the annual Holocaust commemoration occurs on the anniversary of the rescue. There is…