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For ‘hardcore’ Ukrainian Jews in harms way, Israel beckons

Each time he dispatches a car into Lugansk, Rabbi Shalom Gopin readies himself for hours of anxious anticipation.  More...

Meet Lt. Eitan, a hero of the Gaza conflict

(JTA) — Israelis held their collective breath after learning that an Israeli soldier was believed to have been taken captive through one of the tunnels leading from Gaza to Israel.  Lt. Hadar Goldin was later declared dead based on several factors including the partial remains snatched from the kidnappers by a soldier identified as 2nd Lt. Eitan.   More...

Trial starting in suit against Arab Bank by terror attacks’ victims

(JTA) – American victims of Hamas terror attacks during the second intifada in Israel are suing a Jordanian bank, claiming it offered benefits to terrorists.  More...

Showbiz meets shtetl: Helping Hollywood get Hasidim right

NEW YORK — When it comes to Hasidic characters in movies, film consultant Elli Meyer believes that the real deal trumps a random actor in costume.  More...

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