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American wins International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem JTA – Yair Shahak of New York City was one of two winners of the International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem. Shahak, 28, … more
PRAGUE (JTA) – Adolf Burger, a Holocaust survivor who was forced by the Nazis to counterfeit British banknotes during World War II, has died in Prague at 99, his family said. Burger, a … more
JTA – World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praised outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicly admitting that there is an anti-Israel bias at the international … more
JTA — After a highly publicized search, a Jewish man with a deadly cancer has found a bone marrow donor. On Dec. 6, Adam Krief, a 31-year-old father of three living in Los Angeles, announced … more
I was hoping for a significant religious encounter in Uman, the central Ukrainian city that on Rosh Hashanah is inundated by thousands of Jewish men who journey to the tziyun hakadosh (holy grave … more
JTA – The home of a Jewish professor at Oberlin College was vandalized and a note reading “Gas Jew Die” was left at his front door. The professor has been identified by police as … more
JTA – The Jewish Museum and Chabad-Lubavitch in Berlin have received $2.15 million from a $1.75 billion pot intended for cultural institutions and projects in Berlin, it was announced the week … more
JTA – The rate of enlistment into the Israel Defense Forces has dropped by 3.5 percent over the past five years, army sources said. In 2016, the IDF saw the conscription of 72 percent of … more
JTA – Construction workers in the Netherlands discovered bodies at a former Jewish cemetery that were believed to have been relocated in their entirety decades ago. The 11 bodies, which were … more
JTA – A French municipality has honored the persecuted Jewish soldier Alfred Dreyfus with a statue and a Dutch town honored the Holocaust survivor and writer Jules Schelvis with a street … more
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