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December 16, 2016  RSS feed
World News

Hawks hail Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel; doves vow a fight

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Dovish Jewish groups said they would work hard to keep the Senate from confirming Donald Trump’s nomination of David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, but their more hawkish counterparts celebrated the choice as momentous. More...

Cousins who thought families died in the Holocaust reunited

(JTA) – Two pairs of Polish Jewish siblings, who each believed their entire families died in the Holocaust, met for the first time at the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem. More...

Stolen Dachau front gate recovered after 2 years

(JTA) — The iron gate greeting Dachau prisoners with a sign saying “Work makes you free” in German was found in Norway two years after it was stolen from the former Nazi camp in Germany.  More...

Syrian Jew’s message to refugees: Keep tradition and don’t lose hope

NEW YORK – Although Poopa Dweck has never been to Aleppo, her New Jersey home evokes the smells of a kitchen in the now-ravaged Syrian city.  More...

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