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True to form, minutes after taking the oath of office, President Donald Trump positioned himself in opposition to the dignitaries on stage behind him, saying that on this day, “We are transferring power from Washington, D.C., and giving it back to you, the people.”
Members of Arizona Jews for Justice have reached out to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake with concerns about the incoming administration.
Before the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit organized local doctors to provide free care to Jews who lacked health insurance.
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security will be assisting local Jewish community centers in bolstering security after 16 JCCs received bomb threats on the same day.
Several hundred people reportedly turned out in sub-zero-degree weather for a rally in Whitefish, Montana, to show solidarity with the Jewish community, which has been targeted by a neo-Nazi website.
LOS ANGELES — Rabbi Marvin Hier has known Charles and Seryl Kushner — Jared Kushner’s parents and Donald Trump’s in-laws — for decades. The Hiers and the Kushners have gone to the same kosher for Passover resort, the Arizona Biltmore, over the years. The Kushner family, prominent real estate developers, have also been generous donors to the Simon Wiesenthal Center founded by Hier, for which he now serves as dean.
The District of Columbia is one step away from becoming the seventh jurisdiction in the country to pass a medically assisted suicide measure.
A swastika was spray-painted on a sign near the entrance to the Reform movement’s rabbinical school in Cincinnati.
Three synagogues in New Jersey are seeking help in resettling a Syrian refugee family.
Secretary of State John Kerry laid out six principles that the United States believes must govern the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while rebuking Israel’s “pernicious policy of settlement construction.”
Between the challah bake, the Shabbat Project and conferences in Washington, D.C., it's been a busy week.
Shabbat in Jerusalem was like no Shabbat I have ever experienced.
Valley residents Esther and Don Schon write about a program that two ex-IDF soldiers developed to help teach disadvantaged teens to surf and in turn to become surfing teachers for wounded warriors.