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December 9, 2021 11:56 am
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Russia to Return Archives Looted by Nazis to Greek Jewish Community

Russia will return a set of archives belonging to the Greek Jewish community that were looted by the Nazis during the Holocaust, prompting Greece’s leading...

March 19, 2021 4:36 pm
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Greek Jews Condemn Vandalism of New Mural Honoring Thessaloniki Jewish Holocaust Victims

The Jewish Community of Thessaloniki "unequivocally condemned" on Thursday the defacing of a recently-unveiled mural that honors the Greek port city's Jews and their extermination...

February 8, 2021 3:58 pm
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A Vaccine Miracle Rises From the Ashes of Salonica

  JNS.org - Before World War II, there were about 50,000 Jews living in Salonica (or Thessaloniki), the largest Jewish community in Greece. Between March and...

Culture

In First, Jewish Asian Actor Takes Lead Role in ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ on Broadway

Jewish actor Zachary Noah Piser made history this week by becoming...

Texas Museum Uses Grant to Support Conservation of Rare Hebrew Prayer Book

  JNS.org - The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, is a recipient of...

Sacha Baron Cohen to Narrate Comedy Special on Classic Jewish Folktales of ‘Chelm’

Academy Award-nominated British-Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen will narrate a television...

World

US Sanctions Lebanese Businessman, His Companies Over Hezbollah Links

The US Treasury Department on Thursday issued new Hezbollah-related sanctions, designating Lebanese businessman and the Iran-backed group's financial facilitator, Ahmad Jalal Reda Abdallah, and his companies. Abdallah, five of his associates...

Israel

Israel Police Chief: ‘Officers Cannot Become Part of a Political Game’

JNS.org - Israel Police Commissioner Yaakov Shabtai has condemned the violent exchanges that took place between Arab Knesset members and police officers last week. “I will not abide an agenda of...

Middle East

Hezbollah Chief Acknowledges Loss of Lebanon Parliamentary Majority

The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah on Wednesday acknowledged his party and its allies had lost their parliamentary majority in elections, but said no single group had taken it, in...

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