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January Mystery box from Israel provides a sweet lesson for Cohen School students What’s more exciting than getting a surprise package in the mail? Getting it from Israel! The Cohen School at Torat Yisrael participated in an interactive “What’s in the Box” Israeli program. Providence native Rabbi Elan Adler, who now lives in Israel, shopped for Israeli treats and trinkets to mail to the school children. Upon seeing the box the students determined from the Hebrew words that the box was from Israel. There was an extra surprise for the school – in addition to filling the box, Rabbi Adler donated the box and all its contents in memory of Wendy B. Adler, a Sunday School teacher, and his sister-in-law, who passed away in 1997. more
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Damian Pachter, the Argentine-Israeli journalist who was the first to report the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, said he feels safe now that he has arrived in Israel. Pachter, a writer for the Buenos Aires … more
NEW YORK (JTA) – There was a good deal that was wrong and fantastical in President Barack Obama’s address to the United Nations last week – such as the idea that al-Qaeda is “splintering” (actually, it is proliferating) or that Russia … more
KRAKOW, Poland (JTA) – What kept you alive? Did your non-Jewish friends reject you? Could you ever forgive? Those were some of the questions posed by Jewish young adults to Holocaust survivor Marcel Tuchman on Jan. 26 at the Galicia Jewish … more
NEW YORK (JTA) It’s always difficult to whittle down the list of influential Jews who died in a given year, but this year the task seemed to be especially tough. The number of Jews who left historic marks on their fields – and, more broadly, on Jewish culture – was remarkable. more
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – A 57-year-old woman dubbed “the wandering Israeli” by Peruvian media left Lima’s international airport after living in the arrivals area for 19 days and … more
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (JTA) – Dutch police advised a municipality to forbid the public display of a sukkah out of concerns that it would be a target for vandalism, a Jewish resident said. Fabrice Schomberg applied last month for a … more
TEL AVIV — Shlomit Norman was only 42 when doctors diagnosed her with multiple myeloma — a bone marrow cancer with no known cure that rarely strikes people under the age of 65. At the time, … more
JERUSALEM (JTA) – The father of the Israeli-American teenager arrested on suspicion of calling in more than 100 bomb threats to JCCs and Jewish institutions has apologized for his son’s … more
JTA – Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the strategically critical peninsula that dangles from Ukraine into the Black Sea, has drawn international condemnation. But for the leader of the All-Ukrainian Organization of Crimean Karaites – a … more
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