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Some good news for a change... I just read this in the World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest and pass it along to you: "Anti-Semitic incidents in France decreased by 64 percent in the first half of 2016...

 

The light and warmth of Chanukah

A tiny drop of light dispels even the greatest darkness; this is the true message of Chanukah. Rabbi Yosef Konikov, founder of Chabad of South Orlando, delivered an inspiring message on the power of...

 
 By Andrew Tobin    News    January 6, 2017

How the Israeli army wages war on waistlines

NETANYA, Israel (JTA)-One fit young soldier scales a rope. Two others practice hand-to-hand combat. A large group marches across the sand. But those were just the inspirational photographs on the...

 

What it's like to visit Auschwitz as a mother

(Kveller via JTA)—The Holocaust is unthinkable. To be a witness to its horrors takes strength. My children, ages 12 and 13, are too young to grasp it, so it made sense not to bring them with me on a recent trip to Eastern Europe. Instead my mother...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    January 6, 2017

Hasidic female judge sworn in to 'God Bless America'

(JTA)-Rachel Freier of Brooklyn officially became the first Hasidic woman to be sworn in as a judge in the State of New York. Freier, a mother of six and former lawyer who practiced commercial and...

 

Obituary - NORMAN POSNER

Norman Posner, age 85, of Clermont, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at Tuskawilla Nursing and Rehab in Winter Springs. Born to the late David and Mollie Marder Posner on Oct. 26, 1931, in Brooklyn, Norm was a sales manager in the hosiery...

 
 By Ben Sales    Features    January 6, 2017

Married couple to face off in major Bible contest in Jerusalem

NEW YORK (JTA)-Some couples argue over movies, others disagree about how to squeeze the toothpaste. But one of the earliest debates Yaelle Frohlich and Yair Shahak had was over which biblical figure w...

 
 By Deborah Danan    News    January 6, 2017

Conservatives lament current discourse, eagerly await Trump

Political correctness came under attack in Jerusalem Dec. 19 at a public policy summit convening conservative leaders from Israel, India, the European Parliament and the U.S. Congress.  At the same time, the conservatives eagerly looked forward to t...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Argentine court rules ex-president may have covered up Iranian bombing of Jewish center (JTA)—The appeals court in Buenos Aires has cleared the path to a criminal probe into former Argentine President Cristina Kirchner’s motives in cooperating...

 

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