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Area synagogues to observe High Holy Days virtually and limited in-person

BY DEAN M. SHAPIRO, Special to the CCJN

As sundown approaches on the New Year and the hurricane threat passes, rabbis and their staffs at the three New Orleans area Reform synagogues and the Conservative congregation in Metairie are concluding...

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Israel officially signs peace treaties with UAE and Bahrain in White House ceremony

By MARCY OSTER

(JTA) — Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling the moment the “dawn of a new Middle East.”

Details about the treaties...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez considering withdrawal from Americans for Peace Now event memorializing Yitzhak Rabin

By RON KAMPEAS

(JTA) — Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, the popular progressive New York congresswoman, is withdrawing from an Americans for Peace Now event memorializing Yitzhak Rabin, the Israeli prime minister a Jewish extremist murdered in 1995 for his efforts to...

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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: Not feeling it in Zoom synagogue? Going outside could help.

By TIFFANY SHLAIN

(JTA) — This year, you can quiet a congregation of Jews with a press of your mute button. It’s hard to believe.

During a normal High Holiday season, synagogues are packed, and services are accompanied by a...

Today in Israeli History - September 26th

Rabbi Zerach Warhaftig Passes Away

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