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Jewish groups, community weigh in on NFL player's apology

The fallout from anti-Semitic social-media posts by Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has prompted Jewish organizations not only to weigh in on the matter, but to apply pressure on the Eagles team itself. “All public figures who utilize their influence on social media, regar…

Thinking of reopening? Listen to the science. Follow Jewish values.

Five months into the coronavirus pandemic, cooped-up people wonder, “When can we reopen?” The answer, according to state and local authorities: not soon, and only with the utmost caution. This editorial explores how Jewish values can guide the decision. Read more.

IAC co-founder: Jewish and Israel education should be affordable for all

The 'Zoom Out' global e-summit on July 13-14, brings together international educators and EdTech executives with the aim of re-imagining the future of education in the coronavirus era. Read more.

Jewish Agency: Israel helping Diaspora weather pandemic, in role reversal

With communities across the globe virtually frozen and on verge of financial collapse, Isaac Herzog announces disbursement of $10 million in interest-free loans as stopgap measure. Read more.

L.A. Jewish Community Foundation using $8.5M grants budget for COVID relief

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles will distribute $8.5 million in funds for Covid-19 relief to support nonprofit organizations, both Jewish and non-Jewish, representing its entire grantmaking for 2020. Read more.