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2014/12/18 20:51
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Thursday capped a swift and forceful response to an Associated Press investigation by signing into law a measure that bars suspected Nazi war criminals from...
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2014/12/18 15:54
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... a German officer shouted. “Attention.” Fifteen-year-old Henry Oster, then called Heinz, lined up with his mother in a Lodz ghetto courtyard on a mid-August day in 1944. He and the others...
2014/12/18 13:28
2014/12/18 13:28
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Oskar Gröning has admitted witnessing the murder of 300,000 prisoners at the Auschwitz death camp(Getty/Youtube) The wheels of justice for the victims of Nazi crimes move in a zig zag and at a...
2014/12/18 01:54
2014/12/18 01:54
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In the film “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” Seti (John Turturro, center, rear) presents the future leaders of Egypt — Ramses (Joel Edgerton, foreground, left) and Moses (Christian Bale). Photo by Kerry...
2014/12/17 19:54
2014/12/17 19:54
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American aid worker Alan Gross, right, speaks with his wife Judy shortly before leaving Havana on Dec. 17. Photo Courtesy the office of Arizona Senator Jeff Flake/Reuters Cuba has released American...
2014/12/17 15:48
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Joan Rivers in her will left money to several Jewish charitable organizations to which she was connected. Among the Jewish organizations that received bequests from the late comedian’s estimated $150...
2014/12/17 07:54
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There’s a certain narrative about Chanukah that has become near conventional wisdom among American Jews, and it goes like this: Chanukah is a fun holiday that is big in America, thanks to its...
2014/12/16 15:18
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BERLIN (Reuters) - A 93-year old man suspected of being a former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz will be tried in the new year, a German court said on Monday. Nearly 70 years after the end of...
2014/12/15 21:29
2014/12/15 21:29
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Despite initial guidelines banning the mention of Israel, speakers at a Holocaust commemoration ceremony in Ireland in January will refer to the Jewish state. The Holocaust Education Trust Ireland,...
2014/12/15 10:29
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... Things You Should Know About The Forward's 2014 Salary SurveyHow Little Difference 5 Years Makes for Female Leadership 1) The number of women in leadership roles is no better now in major national...
2014/12/13 06:14
2014/12/13 06:14
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According to Rivers' 2014 will, which was filed in New York State Surrogate's Court, the late comedian made Melissa Rivers her will's executor with "the broadest and most absolute permissible...
2014/12/12 19:59
2014/12/12 19:59
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A conservative national Japanese newspaper apologized for publishing an advertisement for books by an author who claimed that the Jews were behind the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed...
2014/12/12 15:36
2014/12/12 15:36
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Director Ridley Scott's most recent epic, "Exodus: Gods and Kings," attempts to tell the biblical story of Moses from about the time he learns he is a Hebrew until he receives the Ten Commandments on...
2014/12/11 13:29
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A senior Thai cabinet minister met Israel’s ambassador to Thailand on Thursday after the diplomat said he was “saddened” by a government propaganda film that includes an image of a Thai school child...
2014/12/11 02:54
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In what may be an urban legend, a rabbi with a luxurious beard is said to have sat on the left side in the Frankfurt Assembly during the Revolution of 1848. Asked why, he replied: “Because Jews have...
2014/12/10 03:22
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Iconic Jewish entertainer Joan Rivers was generous to the end with family, friends and staff, and also supported Jewish causes. Jewish Comedienne Joan Rivers gives an impromptu speech on why Hamas...
2014/12/06 21:38
2014/12/06 21:38
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A conservative Japanese daily on Saturday apologized for carrying an advertisement for books by an author who claims Jewish people were behind the country’s 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster. The...
2014/12/06 12:20
2014/12/06 12:20
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Alois Brunner was Syria’s agent who trained Kurds in Turkey Now that Alois Brunner is dead, we can learn all about him. Syria secretly employed the world’s most wanted Nazi as an agent of terror to...
2014/12/04 17:46
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French Prime Minister Manuel Vals said that the suspected rape and robbery of a young Jewish woman near Paris shows the need to combat anti-Semitism. Vals made the statement Thursday on Twitter in...
2014/11/26 22:46
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Students advocating for a Palestinian state scream “baby killer” and hit a Temple University Jewish student in the face. Members of a Jewish fraternity at the University of Oregon awake to find...
2014/12/18 20:51
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