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February 28, 2014  RSS feed
World News

Oldest Holocaust survivor, subject of movie, dies at 110

Alice Herz-Sommer, the 110-year-old Holocaust survivor and concert pianist whose life was the subject of an Oscar-nominated documentary, has died.  Herz-Sommer, who was believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor and was still playing the piano, died Sunday, Feb. 23, in London.  More...

Ancient mikvah discovered in Catalonia, Spain

MADRID (JTA) — A 15th-century mikvah was discovered in Catalonia, Spain.  A recent archaeological dig uncovered the Jewish ritual bath at the site of the last synagogue in the old Jewish quarter of Girona. The find further highlights the importance of the town’s rich Jewish heritage.  More...

Israel replacing vandalized copies of Anne Frank’s diary in Tokyo

(JTA) — Israel’s embassy in Japan is donating 300 copies of Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl to Tokyo libraries following a vandalism spree.  More...

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