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ADL Horrified at Murder of Nine Parishoners in Charleston, NC

ADL HORRIFIED AT MURDER OF NINE PARISHONERS AT HISTORIC BLACK CHURCH IN CHARLESTON, SC
 
SUSPECT’S FACEBOOK PROFILE SUGGESTS WHITE SUPREMACIST LEANINGS
 
 
New York, NY, June 18, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today expressed horror and profound sorrow at the t…

JCPA Condemns Shooting in Charleston, South Carolina

Washington D.C. – Following the shooting at the Emanuel AME Church last night, Ethan Felson, JCPA Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Susan W. Turnbull, JCPA Board Chair, released the following statement: 

“We stand with the people of Charleston, the city's faith communit…

Pigs are Flying

By Julie Krigel

Yes that’s an odd headline for a Jewish post. Yet the recent Pew Research report on American religious identification warrants it. Jewish-American identification is up to 1.9% of Americans in 2014, a significant jump from 1.7% in 2007. In absolute numbers, the report sho…

Final day in Poland

By Arielle Hendel

It is with some sadness that I write this last blog post from Poland.  On Saturday, we had a free morning where some people slept (I've been driving them hard!), some people wandered the city and some went to the Galicia Museum in the Kazamierz.  We met for a shabbat l…

MOTL Shabbat

By Arielle Hendel

I know I said I probably wouldn't write about Shabbat, but I just have to.  In fact, I am busting at the seams.  First we took a walking tour of the Kazimierz -- the Jewish section of Krakow.  This Jewish area dates back to the 15th century.  We toured the Rem…