Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

How volunteering becomes a way in for millennials distanced from the Jewish community

For some millennials, they’re not interested in being in a Jewish community that’s grounded in religious practice By Josefin Dolsten NEW YORK (JTA) — As a college student, Jake Max assumed he would work in banking or consulting after graduation. That was the path favored by many of his classmates. But after experiencing the 2016 […]

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Israeli-American: Why more Israelis are moving to the U.S.

Last year, Israeli Cabinet members lined up to address a Washington, D.C., conference celebrating Israeli-American identity By BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — Six years ago, the Israeli government released a series of controversial ads to show its expatriates that they would never feel at home in the United States. But last year, Israeli Cabinet […]

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Jared Kushner on Israeli-Palestinian peace: ‘There may be no solution’

“There may be no solution, but it’s one of the problem sets that the president asked us to focus on.” By BEN SALES NEW YORK (JTA) — If Jared Kushner is the only person who can deliver Middle East peace — as his father-in-law Donald Trump said — he comes off as a reluctant savior. […]