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The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, along with the Leo Baeck Institute, will present a conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz on “Women in the Rabbinate Then and Now.”


Because no one ever plans to get sick or injured, people often fail to prepare for what to do in the event of a medical emergency. Yet, planning ahead can make all the difference in a person’s outcome. Unexpected health crises can sometimes be life threatening, and they can be particularly a…

(JTA) — A prominent New York synagogue has canceled a planned event featuring a mock trial in which prominent Jewish jurist Alan Dershowitz was to defend biblical characters accused of “kidnapping and child trafficking.”

(JTA) — A pickup truck drove into a row of Jewish protesters demonstrating at the street entrance to an ICE detention center in Rhode Island on August 14. It appears no one was seriously injured.

(JNS) The software firm NICE, based in the Tel Aviv suburb of Ra’anana, has won a 10-year contract to enhance airline response and investigations by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the company announced on Aug. 14.

 (JNS) Lily Daroff and Nechama Miller, daughters of prominent leaders of the American Jewish community, were among 242 other North Americans who landed as new permanent arrivals in Israel on August 13, part of the latest Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of…


Did you know that prior to building the current Wise Center in Amberley Village in 1976, Wise Center was located in North Avondale? 


In keeping with a promise to provide updates on its strategic planning process, Jewish Family Service is continuing to share highlights from a survey about community needs. Through input from more than 300 people, Jewish Cincinnati made it clear that aging services are a top priority.


(JTA) — Forty Jews were arrested at a New York City protest against Amazon’s work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models which deliver enhanced performance and on-road agility inspired by the exclusive limited-edition Defender Works V8 – 70th Edition.

The community is invited to the Klau Library on the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion campus at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, for Taste of the Catskills. It will be an afternoon of reminiscing about many sunny and delightful summers spent in the Catskills and enjoying the Klau…

(JTA) — A man from Las Vegas, Nevada who works as a security guard was arrested and charged with plans to bomb a local synagogue or a bar that caters to the LBGTQ community.

(JNS) A signed written warning by legendary physicist and Nobel Prize winner Albert Einstein to the Jewish people, written just days after Israel’s independence in May 1948, is being offered for sale for the first time.

(JTA) — A Buenos Aires synagogue inaugurated in 1907, one of the first in Argentina, was recovered after 20 years of being overrun with squatters.

(JNS) The head of the Lithuanian Jewish community announced, on August 6, the closing of the Choral Synagogue, Vilnius’s only functioning synagogue and Jewish community center, for an “indeterminate period” after community members received threatening phone calls and letters.

(JNS) A fire that broke out on August 7  in the Gaza-adjacent Simhoni forest was the result of an arson balloon flown over the Gaza border fence, an arson investigator from the Ashkelon Fire and Rescue Service determined.