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House approves to double budget of Special Envoy to combat anti-Semitism

Earlier this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously passed the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019. Read more.

100 young Jews volunteer for summer service with new program

For the next four weeks, Molly Lippitt will spend her days sorting and bagging food at a Detroit distribution center that supplies shelters and soup kitchens in five Southeast Michigan counties. It’s her way of giving back in this time of self-isolation when jobs are scarce and needs are o…

Minnesota Holocaust survivor helps convict Nazi war criminal

A Minneapolis Holocaust survivor's testimony was instrumental in helping convict one of the last Nazi war criminals. She's also educated hundreds of people in her local community. Read more


Californians ponder reopening & Jewish values

The long-term shelter-in-place and social distancing rules we have had to follow run counter to human nature. All of us are chafing at the restrictions, all of us miss the embrace of family and friends, and all of us watch helplessly as the economic devastation exacted by the pandemic contin…

In South Florida, JCCs have reopened

Community centers are taking temperature checks, having hand sanitizing stations throughout their gyms, requiring people to wear masks, reconfiguring equipment to allow appropriate social distancing, and more. Read more.

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