Stories from our global Jewish family.


As a child growing up in Soviet Ukraine, my grandmother gave me 72 kopeks each fall that she called Chanukah gelt.

China Misson

Led by Todd Lustbader, Lee Miller and David Sternberg, the group visited Shanghai, Xian, Beijing and Hong Kong.

We share USHMM’s deep alarm at the hateful rhetoric that occurred at a conference of white nationalists held over the weekend In Washington, D.C.

Alvin Rosenfeld

Indiana University Professor Alvin Rosenfeld discussed anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism at length with members of the Jewish Community Relations Council on Nov. 7.

Syria Panel

For Syrians -- both refugees and those remaining -- the past five and a half years have been a living nightmare with no end in sight.

The resolution, which condemns Israeli actions on the Temple Mount, in East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza while ignoring violence and attacks committed by Palestinians against Israeli citizens, only serves to escalate conflict.

The Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism introduced legislation last week aimed at highlighting the growing problem of anti-Semitism in Europe.

Matthew Fund

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened a fund to rush humanitarian aid to the survivors of Hurricane Matthew.

This past week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary, of the massacre at Babi Yar.

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