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Israel Sends Largest-Ever Delegation to Tokyo Olympics

By Adam Grobman

When the Olympics begin on Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, Japan, Israel will be represented in droves with its largest delegation ever.

Eighty-seven athletes are expected to compete across fifteen sports including, for the first time, baseball, archery, and equestrian.

Athletes…

JFNA Welcomes New Israeli Government

On June 13th, Israel’s 36th government was sworn in by the Knesset. The new coalition was narrowly approved and will be led by Naftali Bennett as the 13th Prime Minister of Israel. Yair Lapid was sworn in as the alternate prime minister, with plans to rotate to prime minister in two years.…

York JCC Expands Social Services Through JFS Acquisition

By Jessica Montour

The York Jewish Community Center is expanding its programs and services through the acquisition of Jewish Family Services of York. As of May 28, 2021, York JFS is now operating as the Family Services department of the York JCC.

Since 1988, JFS has provided quality servic…

Pew Research Study Outlines Decade of Changes in Jewish Community

By Adam Grobman

What did it mean to be a Jewish-American in 2020?

The Pew Research Center attempted to answer this question and many more with its new report, Jewish Americans in 2020.

Researchers found elements of stability, change, and uncertainty throughout the survey, which was compl…