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ARTICLES BY: Masha Rifkin / JointMedia News Service


April 5, 2012 1:47 pm
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South Sudan’s Jewish Abolitionist

Within Sudan's well-documented history of intertribal warfare, turbulence, and slavery, there is the lesser-known tale of a Jewish abolitionist. In 1994, Charles Jacobs quit...

March 27, 2012 12:38 pm
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Holocaust Remnants in Latvia

When all 19 members of his family were killed, Mozus Berkovich had been studying to become a dentist. It was July of 1941, and...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Former Far-Right French Activist Among Those Detained in Police Swoop Tied ...

French police have arrested around a dozen people this week in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris in January...

Israel

Israeli Air Force Recently Destroyed 100 Hezbollah Missiles in Syria, Offic...

JNS.org - An Israeli Air Force (IAF) strike last month destroyed approximately 100 Syrian missiles, many of which were believed to...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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