By DAVID SCHECHTER
ATLANTA (JTA) — To the end of his life, the civil rights hero and later congressman John Lewis remembered the half-mile walk from his family’s farm in rural Pike County, Alabama, to the Dunn’s Chapel School.
By ALAN SMASON, Exclusive to the CCJN
For Congregation Gates of Prayer cantorial soloist Jordan Lawrence, her love of music and of Jewish liturgical music has had to an unexpected and strange nexus. Tonight she will skip her usual Friday...
(JTA) — Israel has reached a milestone in its return to normalcy. As of today, Israelis will no longer be required to wear masks outside.
The announcement Thursday from the Health Ministry comes as Israel’s COVID case numbers have plummeted...Continue Reading
By MOSHE PHILLIPS
Dylan Williams of J Street, in a recent op-ed, called on the Biden administration to “rebuild the U.S. relationship with moderate Palestinian leaders.”
Since presumably J Street would not claim that...
Rabbi Mendel Rivkin announced a new Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) course, which will be offered with options for either in-person on online learning.
The course will be offered over a period of six Wednesday afternoon or evening sessions from 3-4...Continue Reading ⇒
The Mystique of Mah Jongg, the exotic game of tiles with bams, cracks, dots, dragons, winds, flowers, and the most coveted tile of all: the elusive joker, will be presented on Zoom by the Greater New Orleans Section of the...Continue Reading ⇒
(JNS.org) – The International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed on Saturday that Iran had begun the process of enriching uranium to a purity level of 60 percent, the closest level yet to the 90 percent required to make a nuclear...Continue Reading ⇒