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"The political toxicity polluting our nation is eroding the foundations of trust and decency that have built this good America," writes JUF's Steven B. Nasatir. "Our national challenges--both natural and human-made--are too catastrophic in their potential consequences to fail to address because of unbridled partisanship."


The relationship of Joseph and his brothers continues the deeply painful previous sibling rivalries of the three Patriarchal and Matriarchal families.

Ofer Bavly 0 11/03/2017 November 2 marks the 100 th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a milestone in Zionist history and the earliest diplomatic foundation on which the State of Israel was established, 31 years later. The anniversary has sparked a slew of retrospective books


In order to understand the evil that is racism he wanted to study the greatest evil, the systematic destruction of European Jewry.


Every night before my head hits the pillow, I record one blessing from the day on my iPhone notepad.

Executive vice president Jay Tcath lists JUF's best-kept secrets.

September 13 marked the 24th anniversary of the famous White House lawn handshake between Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat under the watchful gaze of President Bill Clinton. There was hope for Israelis and Palestinians that with the signing of the Declaration of Principles, the time had come to finally abandon the animosity and violence and to strive together towards peace.

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This November marks the 100th anniversary of two great revolutions that overtook the Jewish people in 1917 and forever altered the course of Jewish history. To this very day, we live with the profound


During this past summer's tumultuous news of hate rallies, terrorism, and hurricanes, I was lucky enough to get lost in a world of letters--love letters, that is, written from Jewish adults to children.

MIT program creates a space where high school students collaborate with those from "the other side."

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