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Election guide from JTA

Election Day 2020 is finally upon us, and besides the presidential election, there are hundreds of races across the country with huge implications for local and national politics. There are also several with higher stakes for the Jewish community, whether they involve key Jewish politicians …

Palm Beach Federation prasies decision to not rehire principal

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) applaud the Palm Beach County School Board’s decision, by a vote of 7-0, to rescind the rehiring of former Spanish River High School principal William Latson. The board’s action today affirms that H…

Study: U.S. Jews more likely to get coronavirus than other Americans

Researchers at the PEW Institute revealed at the annual conference of North American Jewish Federations General Assembly that American Jews are more likely to fall ill with the coronavirus. According to a study on the subject, ten percent of American Jews were found to have coronavirus antib…

Federations: U.S. university admins ‘ignored’ anti-Semitism on campus

“We would never allow a state legislature, a chamber of commerce, or civics groups of different kinds to normalize anti-Semitism. Universities are the bedrock of civil society in the U.S. and these are some of the leading universities in the world, and we cannot allow them to normalize ant…

At GA event, Harvard professor looks to history for optimism in society

High-dollar donors at the Jewish Federations of North America’s first all-virtual General Assembly tuned into a special event Monday evening featuring political scientist Robert Putnam, author of the recently released The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do …

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