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Within hours of his mother’s funeral, Rabbi Abba Cohen was driving from Baltimore to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. That night Cohen, together with his brother and sister, sat on a … more
When Rabbi Jay Lyons prepares a body for burial, it feels like he’s in synagogue on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. Lyons, along with other Jews charged with … more
The shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead has been described as “horrific,” “heinous” and “devastating” by Jewish leaders, politicians and … more
TEL AVIV — On Sunday, a day before a few thousand American Jews descended here for the annual General Assembly (GA) of the Jewish Federations of North America … more
Tov B’Yachad, the Orthodox outreach division of UJA Federation on Long Island, held its annual “Supplies for Success” initiative in HAFTR’s gym last Sunday in Lawrence, with … more
LI Summerfest, UJA Federation’s mid-summer gala, moved to a new location last Wednesday — from Old Westbury north to the Tilles Center at LIU Post. Among supporters from South Shore … more
It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special group of visitors show … more
As day school advocates ramp up their push to win more state funding, a panel on the tuition crisis agreed on motzei Shabbat that yeshiva parents need to empower those advocates — by … more
Agudath Israel of America on Tuesday issued the following statement in response to Prsident Rivlin’s address to the Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly: …It … more
Reuven Rivlin played peacemaker Monday night — between American Jews and Israelis. Speaking at the annual General Assembly of the North American Jewish federation … more
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