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Daily Archives: November 17, 2021

The Hanukkah menorah. Credit: Pixabay.

Hundreds of communities worldwide to host ‘Hanukkah Homecoming Weekend’

As people emerge from the pandemic eager for community experiences, hundreds of synagogues, congregations, Jewish Community Centers, Federations, schools, camps, independent minyans and Jewish organizations are arranging gatherings this Hanukkah to mark a worldwide rededication of...
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Sampling Israel’s Ethnic Groups and Restaurants

Author Ethan Michaeli is an American journalist with a knack for schmoozing with people wherever he goes. While he lives in Chicago, his older brother and parents live in Israel. He travels frequently to Israel to...

Enrique Morones: U.S. Must Be More Welcoming to Migrants

Migrant  rights advocate Enrique Morones told a Tifereth Israel Synagogue audience that the United States should adopt an immigration policy that is more coherent and more humane. Morones, founding president of Gente Unida (People United), said approximately...

JWed Acquires SuperTova.com

Finding a sincere and trustworthy dating service in the Jewish community can be ever-more challenging in today’s climate. Swiping apps often emphasize dating for superficial reasons, and it can devalue relationships over time. This is...

Interview with Nikki Haley | Global Perspectives Exclusive

Ellie Cohanim sits down with former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who shares a behind-the-scenes look at America leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, defunding UNRWA and pulling out of the...
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Editorializing for Hamas

When Elmer Davis, director of FDR’s Office of War Information, observed that “ … you cannot do much with people who are convinced that they are the sole authorized custodians of Truth and that...
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaking with Ellie Cohanim. Source: Screenshot.

Haley: Hold China accountable for its support of Iran, violation of US sanctions

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley believes that the United States and Western powers need to do more to hold China accountable for its ongoing support of Iran, including helping Tehran...
A U.S. Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (“Lightning II”) jet flying. Credit: Michael Fitzsimmons/Shutterstock.

Official: US to move ahead with sale of F-35s to UAE

Mira Resnick, a deputy U.S. assistant secretary of state, said on Tuesday that the United States plans to go ahead with the sale of 50 F-35 advanced fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates. “We...
The U.S. Capitol. Credit: ItzaVU/Shutterstock.

New senate bill seeks to counter anti-Semitism, incitement in Palestinian classrooms

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) introduced a bill on Tuesday that seeks to address whether Palestinian students are being taught inaccurate or racist content about Israel and the Jewish people. The bill, Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian...
A view of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the Gaza Strip on July 26, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90.

Erdan: UNRWA ‘perpetuates’ Israeli-Palestinian conflict as donor conference underway

Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan issued a strong condemnation of the U.N. Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) while an international donors conference for the agency took place in...