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JTA – Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced the creation of a scholarship program  named after her late husband for low-income college students. Sandberg announced the Dave Goldberg … more
JTA – Much of a Reform Jewish summer camp has been wiped out by forest fires sweeping across Northern California. The Union for Reform Judaism’s Camp Newman, an hour north of the San … more
JTA – A few weeks ago, Holly Davies was getting ready to homeschool her kids and preparing the family for the High Holy Days. When Hurricane Harvey hit, she helped evacuate 150 people from her … more
JTA – This Jewish year was not a quiet one, to say the least. From the tumultuous first eight months of Donald Trump’s presidency, to a wave of bomb threats against Jewish community … more
JTA – Beatrice Marks’ one-story home might flood this week. But she laughs off the threat.   “It doesn’t faze me one bit. Not anymore,” said Marks, 86, whose … more
BOSTON (JTA) – At 15, Elias Rosenfeld became a “Dreamer.”   At the time, the Venezuela native was attending Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School in Miami, where he had … more
JTA – Hillary Clinton blamed attacks against her by Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary for president on her eventual loss in the general election to Donald Trump. In excerpts from … more
JTA – It was a day before Hurricane Harvey was due to make landfall, and Rabbi Shira Stern knew she was headed for Texas.   As a director of Disaster Spiritual Care for the American … more
JTA – Tablet magazine has hired a journalist who was relieved of her reporting duties at a Chicago newspaper after breaking the story of three Jewish women who were ejected from a lesbian … more
(JTA) — The first thing Carl Reiner does every morning is pick up the paper and read the obituary section to check if he’s named there.   “If I’m not, I’ll … more
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