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Obituary - ROSALIND GREENHUT

Rosalind Greenhut, age 97, of Altamonte Springs, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at her residence. A native of Bronx, New York, she was born on Nov. 18, 1922, one of four daughters born to the late Samuel and Ethel Bortner Fisher....

 

ROSALIE JEAN KLEIN

Rosalie J. Klein, age 75, of Altamonte Springs, passed away at AdventHealth—Altamonte Springs, on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Mrs. Klein was born in New York on Sept. 30, 1944. For many years, she taught in the pre-school at Congregation of Reform...

 

Obituary - TAMARA KAUFMAN

Tamara Kaufman, age 90, of Charlevoix, Michigan, passed away peacefully at Hiland Cottage/McLaren Hospital Hospice in Petosky, Mich., on Jan. 8, 2020. Mrs. Kaufman was born in Korestan, Russian, to the late Meyer and Sonia Shirman Drianksi, on June...

 

Jeff Goldblum, Terry Gross and Marc Maron get emotional tracing their Jewish heritage on 'Finding Your Roots'

(JTA)-The latest episode of PBS' celebrity genealogy show "Finding Your Roots" was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled "Beyond the Pale"-a reference to the Pale of Settlement, the region of what was...

 

Belgian leader celebrates Holocaust rescuer's 100th birthday

(JTA)—One week before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, dozens of European officials arrived in Poland for a large commemoration event at Auschwitz. The delegation from the Brussels-based European Jewish Association visited the former Nazi d...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Orthodox-run soup kitchen brings together Jewish and black leaders for MLK Day By Ben Sales NEW YORK (JTA)—An Orthodox-run soup kitchen brought together a diverse group of local leaders to stock shelves for charity on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Th...

 
 By Eliana Rudee    News    January 31, 2020

Christian students celebrate a life-changing journey in Israel

(JNS)-As many as 500 Christian students gathered in Jerusalem recently for a mega-event marking the Passages organization's fifth anniversary. With 8,000 students who have arrived in Israel so far,...

 

Bipartisan resolution to be introduced marking 75th year of liberation of Auschwitz

(JNS)—A bipartisan resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives will be introduced on Monday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. It will be introduced by Reps. Lee Zeldin...

 

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