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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 

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

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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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Within the Los Angeles area’s Jewish community, evacuees need immediate housing, large portions of three summer camps have burned to the ground, and a day school has been destroyed.

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“India is history,” wrote the late Jawaharlal Nehru

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Jewish travel tips for Budapest, Prague and Vienna.

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The hurricane is leaving hundreds of thousands of evacuating residents wondering what they will find when they return.

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Jews, I believe, are obliged to speak up for those who suffer because they are falsely accused of being part of a Jewish conspiracy, thus becoming fellow victims of anti-Semitism.

I again set off to make the new guide the history of my brothers and sisters in Europe, past and present, as well as note the synagogues, monuments, museums, kosher restaurants, cafes, and cultural heritage sites. 

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