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January 31, 2014  RSS feed
World News

White House taps special envoy for survivors

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Obama administration named a special envoy to the Holocaust survivor community. Aviva Sufian, a staff member at the Health Department’s Administration for Community Living, will be the special envoy for U.S. Holocaust survivor services, a White House announcement said.  More...

Coalition brings together groups opposing new Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON — A loose coalition of advocacy groups and policy experts, including a pair of dovish Jewish organizations, have been coordinating messaging in support of the Obama administration’s Iran strategy.  More...

AIPAC rejects report of differences with U.S. Rep. Wasserman Schultz

WASHINGTON (JTA) —The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said an article describing differences between the group and U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) was “inaccurate.”  More...

At 91, Harvey Pollack remains NBA’s leading scorer

PHILADELPHIA — Fittingly, Harvey Pollack was the one who scribbled the number 100 on the most famous photograph in basketball history: Wilt Chamberlain holding the piece of paper signifying his astounding point total in a 1962 game for the then Philadelphia Warriors.  After all, Pollack is basketball’s ultimate numbers and public relations man.  More...

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