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December 18, 2015  RSS feed
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Itzhak Perlman named winner of $1 million ‘Jewish Nobel’

Itzhak Perlman, the Israeli-born violin virtuoso, was named the third winner of the Genesis Prize. Perlman was named the winner on Monday, Dec. 14, of the annual $1 million prize that has been dubbed the “Jewish Nobel.” He joins former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the actor-director Michael Douglas as recipients. More...

FAU moving to fire professor who harassed Sandy Hook parents

(JTA) – Florida Atlantic University is moving to fire a professor after the parents of the Jewish boy killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting accused him of harassment.  More...

Paris synagogue goers mildly poisoned by irritant smeared on lock

(JTA) – Fourteen people were mildly poisoned by a toxic substance that was applied to the keypad of an electronic lock of a synagogue south of Paris.  Members of the Jewish community of Bonneuil-sur-Marne on Monday, Dec. 14, called rescue services to report a sudden strong burning sensation in their eyes and itchy rashes on their skin, Le Parisien reported.  More...

New Israeli ethics guidelines call for treating terrorist first in some cases

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Newly issued guidelines call for paramedics at the scene of a terrorist attack to triage the wounded according to the severity of the injury, even if that means treating a terrorist first.  More...

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