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Karl Pfeifer (born 1928 in Baden bei Wien) and his parents fled Austria in 1938 to Hungary. In January 1943 he successfully escaped as one of 50 children after an adventurous way to Palestine, lived in a kibbutz, served from 1946 in the elite troop Palmach and in the Israeli army until 1950. In 1951 he returned to Austria. From 1982 to 1995 he was editor of the "Gemeinde", the official organ of the Jewish community Vienna and from 1990 until 2005 freelance contributor to Kol Israel Reshet Bet.

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Hungary: Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism?

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán repeatedly declares that in Hungary, there is zero tolerance for antisemitism. But recent opinion research among Jews in Hungary shows that...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

Middle East

Israel, Palestinian Authority Agree to End Trade Dispute: Officials

Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have reached an agreement to end a five-month long trade dispute, officials said on Thursday. The dispute, which opened a new front in the Israeli-Palestinian...

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