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Stories from our global Jewish family.


A family’s story of living Jewishly on three continents Michelle Cohen World May 28, 2021 Avital, Tzofia, and Netanel Kaszovitz outside their home in Nairobi on Yom HaAtzmaut. When Avital Kaszovitz prepared to be a Modern Orthodox shlicha (emissary) to the Jewish community in Ke


Explore a new Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center exhibit


Teaching the Holocaust in the modern era has its difficulties and rewards.

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This year remains special for tourists who cannot help but recognize two momentous celebrations: The 75th anniversaries of the D-Day and the liberation of Paris.

Make travel more meaningful: tour a synagogue or participate in Shabbat or holiday services

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The goal: to introduce Christian leaders to the breadth and depth of Jewish history in Poland and eastern Europe, until its near complete eradication 


A JUF board member returned to Russia on a recent Young Leadership Cabinet mission.


I visited the former Soviet Union as part of the Jewish Federations of North America (JNFA) National Young Leadership Cabinet Mission to St. Petersburg and Tbilisi.

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Each Jewish community has its own unique ways to make Passover feel special: here are a few global traditions, which you can try in your own family too.

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