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Mandel Jewish Community Center holding 9-week summer program for children [Video]

Mandel Jewish Community Center holding 9-week summer program for children

Enrollment is now open for a new summer program at the Mandel Jewish Community Center.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:28Published
Jewish leader comes to Mayo Clinic [Video]

Jewish leader comes to Mayo Clinic

He's a big advocate for the convalescent plasma program

Credit: KIMTPublished
Jewish community celebrates Lori Gilbert Kaye one year after Poway Chabad Shooting [Video]

Jewish community celebrates Lori Gilbert Kaye one year after Poway Chabad Shooting

Jewish community celebrates Lori Gilbert Kaye one year after Poway Chabad Shooting

Credit: ABC 10 News | San Diego     Duration: 02:21Published
Baltimore Jewish Community Center Holds 75th Holocaust Liberation Celebration Online [Video]

Baltimore Jewish Community Center Holds 75th Holocaust Liberation Celebration Online

Baltimore Jewish Community Center Holds 75th Holocaust Liberation Celebration Online

Credit: WJZ Baltimore     Duration: 00:18Published
Saul & Ruby's Holocaust Survivor Band Documentary movie [Video]

Saul & Ruby's Holocaust Survivor Band Documentary movie

Saul & Ruby's Holocaust Survivor Band Documentary movie trailer HD - Plot synopsis: Like many survivors of the Holocaust, after World War II, Saul and Ruby moved to America, started families and..

Credit: Teaser Trailer     Duration: 01:58Published
Rabbi Says Alabama's Jewish Community Will Not be Intimidated by Recent Hate Crimes [Video]

Rabbi Says Alabama's Jewish Community Will Not be Intimidated by Recent Hate Crimes

Rabbi Moshe Cohen from Chabad of Huntsville is speaking out against acts of vandalism that occurred at local synagogues last week.

Credit: WHNT     Duration: 01:25Published
Rabbi of the Chabab speaks about the antisemitic vandalism in Huntsville [Video]

Rabbi of the Chabab speaks about the antisemitic vandalism in Huntsville

Rabbi of the Chabab speaks about the antisemitic vandalism in Huntsville

Credit: WAAY ABC Huntsville, ALPublished
COVID-19 forces Jewish community celebrate Passover through social media [Video]

COVID-19 forces Jewish community celebrate Passover through social media

The seriousness of COVID-19 and its deadly consequences has changed one of the most sacred times of the year. Wednesday night is the beginning of Passover and this year virtual gathering is now a..

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:56Published
Jewish community comes together in new ways during Passover [Video]

Jewish community comes together in new ways during Passover

Passover celebrations have been interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic in Jewish communities worldwide, but local rabbis say they are finding new ways to celebrate together.

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4PM UPDATE: Local churches and synagogues offer virtual services for Passover and Easter [Video]

4PM UPDATE: Local churches and synagogues offer virtual services for Passover and Easter

One of the most spiritual times of the year for people of the Christian and Jewish faiths will look much different this year.

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach     Duration: 01:39Published
Passover begins Wednesday evening, and it looks different for Jews across our region this year [Video]

Passover begins Wednesday evening, and it looks different for Jews across our region this year

Passover begins at sundown Wednesday night. For millions of Jews across the country, the tradition will be observed a bit differently this year. Vince Vitrano interviewed Rabbi Shari Shamah to learn..

Credit: TODAY’S TMJ4     Duration: 01:26Published
Local Jewish community preps for virtual passover [Video]

Local Jewish community preps for virtual passover

The Kansas City metro's Jewish community prepares for virtual passover during the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: 41 Action News     Duration: 02:19Published
Bay Area Rabbi Makes 'Seder To Go' Kits To Celebrate Passover Amid Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

Bay Area Rabbi Makes 'Seder To Go' Kits To Celebrate Passover Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

A rabbi in San Jose is helping the local Jewish community celebrate Passover while social distancing from home, by making "Seder to Go" kits. (4/7/20)

Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX     Duration: 00:49Published
Positively Milwaukee shares its four positives of the week [Video]

Positively Milwaukee shares its four positives of the week

Check out week seven of Positively Mikwaukee's four positives.

Credit: TODAY’S TMJ4     Duration: 02:00Published

New report finds anti-Semitism on the rise in Czech Republic

PRAGUE (AP) — The number of anti-Semitic incidents in the Czech Republic doubled last year, the Jewish community said Wednesday. In its annual report, the Federation of the Jewish Communities said..
Seattle Times - Published

'We Grieve': Community project unites neighbors in healing

LONDON (AP) — It’s nothing flashy. But then, it’s not supposed to be. The plywood wall that surrounds a building site, painted with the words ``WE GRIEVE″ in massive letters, has become a..
SeattlePI.com - Published

Out-of-state convalescent plasma donors fight COVID-19 in Delaware

Members of the New Jersey's Orthodox Jewish community have been going to Delaware to donate plasma in hopes to fight the pandemic.  
Delawareonline - Published

New York State Will Allow Religious Gatherings Of 10 Or Fewer To Resume

new york state will allow religious gatherings of 10 or fewer to resume
The new policy comes as New York City struggles to get members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community to comply with social distancing rules. [ more › ]
Gothamist - Published

Ted Cruz Floats DOJ Investigation After De Blasio Once Again Targets Jewish Community

'Make sure he's not violating constitutionally guaranteed religious liberties'
Daily Caller - Published

Rise in hate crimes and anti-Semitic attacks in U.S. cities

A new report from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University in San Bernardino finds hate crimes against the Jewish community are on the rise across the United..
CBS News - Published

Barr announces "zero-tolerance" for anti-Semitic hate crimes

U.S. Attorney General William Barr met with Jewish community leaders in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday, where he announced the Department of Justice would ramp up federal prosecutions for hate crimes..
CBS News - Published

Ukraine police probe senior officer's request for Jews' personal info

Letter seeking the names, addresses and contact details for members of the Orthodox Jewish community and Jewish students drew cries of anti-Semitism.
CBS News - Published

Recovered COVID-19 Patients in Orthodox Jewish Community Flock to Donate Plasma

They came in waves throughout the day, large groups in car pools and married couples taking advantage of their newfound health for a road trip through the mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania. By the time..
Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com

New Jersey's Orthodox Jewish community go to Delaware to help fight COVID-19

At least 100 member of the New Jersey's Orthodox Jewish community have been going to Delaware to donate plasma in hopes to fight the pandemic.  
Delawareonline - Published

Pope Francis: the devil seeks to destroy the Church through envy

Vatican City, May 9, 2020 / 04:00 am (CNA).- The devil uses envy to try to thwart the proclamation of the Gospel, Pope Francis said at his morning Mass Saturday. In his homily in the chapel at Casa..
CNA - Published

Ramadan TV series about Gulf Jews ignites controversy

JERUSALEM (AP) — A television series aired by a Saudi broadcaster during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan has sparked controversy by offering a positive depiction of a Jewish community in the Gulf at..
Seattle Times - Published

NYPD cracks down on another big funeral, stoking tensions

NEW YORK (AP) — Tensions between police and members of New York City’s Hasidic Jewish community flared again Thursday as officers interrupted a crowded funeral procession to crack down on social..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

Cruz urges DOJ ‘to closely monitor New York City’ for religious discrimination amid coronavirus

exas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz called on the Justice Department to “closely monitor New York City” for potential religious discrimination after Mayor Bill de Blasio singled out the Jewish community..
FOXNews.com - Published

NYC mayor apologizes to Jewish community over social distancing warning

CNA Staff, Apr 29, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio apologized on Wednesday afternoon, hours after sending a tweet that singled out “the Jewish community” while warning of..
CNA - Published

NYC mayor sorry for calling out "Jewish community" for large gatherings

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said he showed "tough love" in a tweet he directed to "the Jewish community" about social distancing.
CBS News - Published

De Blasio apologizes for message to Jewish community after funeral gathering, defends ‘tough love’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down Wednesday on his criticism of those involved in a large gathering at a Jewish funeral in Brooklyn -- but also apologized for his overnight warning to..
FOXNews.com - Published

NYC mayor takes heat after lashing out at Jewish funeral

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio oversaw the dispersal of a large, tightly packed Hasidic Jewish funeral and lashed out at the mourners who had gathered in defiance of social..
SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times

De Blasio warning to Jewish community sparks backlash in latest controversy over coronavirus measures

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is being accused of singling out his city’s Jewish community after a Brooklyn funeral was broken up by police for allegedly violating social distancing..
FOXNews.com - Published

Man in attempted fire at Jewish home released to confinement

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge released a Massachusetts man on Wednesday to home confinement after he was accused of trying to set fire to a Jewish-sponsored assisted living center. Judge Katherine..
SeattlePI.com - Published

'This is what God wants us to do this year': Valley Jews reflect on coronavirus' impact on Passover

Arizona's Jewish community has been forced to find alternative ways to participate in the Passover seder as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  
azcentral.com - Published

15 charged in New Jersey after attending rabbi's funeral in violation of governor's ban (Philadelphia Inquirer)

The funeral took place in Lakewood Township, a municipality of 92,000 with a large Orthodox Jewish community.
Catholic Culture - Published

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh to offer virtual classes, programs and services

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh has announced it will offer virtual classes, programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a press release, the center said it would set up..
bizjournals - Published

Vital meals help Holocaust survivors amid coronavirus crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn caterer Israel Frischman is continuing to prepare dozens of meals for elderly Holocaust survivors even though the Jewish community center that provides them owes him money...
Seattle Times - Published

Last German honored for saving Jews during Holocaust dies

BERLIN (AP) — Gertrud Steinl, the last surviving German honored for saving Jews during the Holocaust, has died. German news agency dpa on Sunday quoted the head of Nuremberg’s Jewish community,..
Seattle Times - Published

What Makes This Jewish Community Special Now Puts It in Danger

In Great Neck, N.Y., “social distancing is a wedding that only has 400 people.”
NYTimes.com - Published

Jewish Community Center's $50M expansion to help memory of Harvey recede

The announcement last week that the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center was preparing to break ground on a $50 million expansion and renovation project could be viewed as a success story on..
bizjournals - Published

$50M expansion of Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center to begin this year

The Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center plans to break ground on a $50 million renovation and expansion effort during the third quarter of 2020, the organization announced in a news release. The..
bizjournals - Published

Women Holocaust survivors meet for meals, exercise

Women Holocaust survivors meet several times a week at a Jewish community center in Brooklyn for meals, conversation, Torah readings and exercise. "It keeps us going a little," says one survivor. (Feb...
USATODAY.com - Published

18 Jewish Community Centers Targeted With Bomb Threats, New York Governor Says


TIME - Published

Cuomo: Jewish Community Center evacuated after email threat

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emails with vague threats..
Seattle Times - Published

Bomb Threats Emailed To Multiple Jewish Community Centers Across New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo confirmed multiple Jewish community centers across the state were emailed anonymous bomb threats on Sunday, prompting the JCC in the capital to be evacuated.
CBS 2 - Published

New York City aims to fight anti-Semitism with ad campaign highlighting Jewish community

Amid rising anti-Semitism in New York City, a new branding campaign aims to fight back with ads highlighting the multiplicity of the Jewish community in America’s largest city.
FOXNews.com - Published

“Grand Friends” Connect Young With Young At Heart

It’s the day they all look forward to, every other week four-year-olds and seniors the Alper Jewish Community Center in Kendall come together.
cbs4.com - Published

The Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation to Host Breast Cancer Charity Poker Tournament Supported by Pokerstars.Net

the canadian shaare zedek hospital foundation to host breast cancer charity poker tournament supported by pokerstars.net
*Winner will receive potentially life changing trip worth $40,000 CAD to compete in major tournamnent in Barcelona * *TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / February 6, 2020 /* The Canadian Shaare Zedek..
Accesswire - Published

Emily Mortimer’s ‘Relic,’ Ella Balinska’s ‘Run Sweetheart Run’ Selected for SXSW Midnighter Section

emily mortimer’s ‘relic,’ ella balinska’s ‘run sweetheart run’ selected for sxsw midnighter section
The SXSW festival has announced its program for the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Special Events, Episodic Pilot Competition, and late addition Features for its 2020 film festival. This..
The Wrap - Published

Finnish diocese laments rising anti-Semitism (SIR)

“Catholics in our country are deeply concerned about the rise in hateful acts against the Jewish community in Finland and other religious communities,” said the chancellor of the Diocese of..
Catholic Culture - Published



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