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  • Trump administration health spokesman tweets about Soros and Rothschild family ‘control’

    By jwadmin on April 30, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The man Donald Trump recently named to speak for the Health Department accused George Soros and the Rothschild family of seeking to exploit the pandemic for control and to advance their agendas. Michael Caputo, who advised Trump’s 2016 campaign, last week became the spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services, reportedly in […]
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  • Online Ceremony, Remembering Poway Synagogue Shooting One Year On

    By jwadmin on April 25, 2020
    (New York) – The Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) invites the media to join a special online ceremony on Sunday 26 April, marking the first anniversary of the tragic shooting one year ago at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue. Participants who will address the event include Elan Carr (US Special Envoy for Combatting Anti-Semitism) and Dr. Ahmed Shaheed (UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom or Religion and […]
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  • So Bernie Sanders won’t be the first Jewish president. Here are 10 people who could be.

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2020
    By PHILISSA CRAMER, GABE FRIEDMAN, RON KAMPEAS NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – When Bernie Sanders announced on Wednesday, April 8, that he was suspending his presidential campaign, he closed the door on the last sliver of possibility that America would elect its first Jewish president in 2020. That leaves Jewish White House history to be made. Here are 10 people […]
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  • Justice Stephen Breyer reminds New Yorkers to complete the census

    By jwadmin on April 15, 2020
    NEW YORK CITY — NYC Census 2020 and the Interfaith Census 2020 Count Coalition has released a public service announcement (PSA) featuring U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who appeals directly to the city hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic to complete the 2020 Census, which will unlock billions in funding for New York City, including for healthcare, for the next […]
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  • Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator who became the first Jewish front-runner in a major party nomination race for president, is suspending his campaign. In a message Wednesday, April 8,  to his followers, Sanders said  that the priority was ousting President Donald Trump, and he said he would campaign for Joe Biden, the former vice […]
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  • DC Report: Koved vs Covid: A view of President Trump

    By jwadmin on April 9, 2020
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield I’m old enough to remember when “kiss my ass” was a vulgar insult, but under Donald Trump it has become a presidential directive. It is no secret that this president craves fealty and flattery, and that has never been more apparent than in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the nation’s worst health disaster in […]
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  • ‘Painful and deep’: Jewish nonprofits face dire economic prospects during and after coronavirus

    By jwadmin on April 8, 2020
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Some 38,000 people work at Jewish community centers across North America, staffing preschools, camps, gyms, classes, activities for seniors and more. Because of the coronavirus crisis, a lot of them are going to lose their jobs. “The cuts are going to be painful and deep,” said Doron Krakow, CEO of the JCC […]
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  • Mikvah-peeping Rabbi Barry Freundel to leave prison

    By jwadmin on April 3, 2020
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Rabbi Barry Freundel, a once-prominent Modern Orthodox rabbi in Washington, D.C., who was convicted for secretly videotaping people in his synagogue’s mikvah, is set to be released. Amy Zubrensky, an assistant U.S. attorney, alerted Freundel’s victims on with an e-mail. Because of “swiftly moving events,” she wrote, “I just learned this morning that he […]
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  • White supremacist disrupts deputy anti-Semitism envoy during webinar for Jewish teens

    By jwadmin on April 3, 2020
    By JACKSON RICHMAN (JNS) – A recent webinar on the video conferencing platform Zoom about anti-Semitism, featuring Ellie Cohanim, U.S. Deputy Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, was disrupted by a white supremacist and hacker—an example of what the Anti-Defamation League has called “Zoombombing.” The Greater Boston chapter of NCSY, a Jewish youth group, hosted the hour-long webinar on […]
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  • A Jewish day school is now a medical face shield factory

    By jwadmin on April 1, 2020
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – On a typical day, the art center at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in suburban Philadelphia is filled with students working on a range of projects — from making ceramic bowls on the pottery wheels to creating wooden sculptures. They use the 3-D printer and laser cutter to build parts for the robotics […]
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