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Jordanians give substantial control to Palestinians

(JNS)—Jordan has expanded a council that administers Muslim institutions on the Temple Mount, giving Palestinians 40 percent of the seats for the first time in a body previously reserved for trusted individuals close to the monarchy of Jordanian...

 

Obituary-MARVIN MANDELL

Submitted by the family Marvin Mandell, 92, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. He lived a great and healthy life that was filled with lots of love and laughter from his family and friends. He never stopped joking. Marvin wa...

 

Obituary - BERNARD SOMMERS

By Mara Beth Sommers We are mourning the passing on Jan. 25, 2019, of a beloved husband, father and zayde. Born Bernard D. Schnipper on May 9, 1928, he was predeceased by his wife of over 60 years,...

 

When President Lincoln fought for the Jews

PHILADELPHIA (JTA)—During Black History Month, we recognize the historical importance of President Abraham Lincoln as the foremost figure in the battle to abolish slavery. But even as Lincoln, whose 210th birthday we mark on Feb. 12, is widely know...

 
 By Israel Kasnett    News    March 1, 2019

New report highlights how UN gives singular treatment to Palestinian refugees

(JNS)—Uri Akavia, a researcher at Kohelet Policy Forum, recently published a new paper titled “Is UNRWA’s hereditary refugee status for Palestinians unique?” In it, of course, he details the origins of the issue since 1948, the year Israel...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Thousands protest anti-Semitism in marches across France By Josefin Dolsten (JTA)—Thousands participated Tuesday in demonstrations against anti-Semitism across France. Protesters took to the streets in some 70 marches only hours after nearly 100...

 

Spike Lee: The Jewish character in 'BlacKkKlansman' added a lot of 'complexity' to the film

(JTA)-In one of the pivotal scenes of Spike Lee's Oscar-nominated film "BlacKkKlansman," Ron Stallworth, the first black cop on the Colorado Springs police force, tries to motivate his Jewish...

 
 By Emily Paster    Features    March 1, 2019

A Mexican Jewish babka is taking over Chicago

Sufganiyot bursting with dulce de leche and pumpkin cream. Savory babkas swirled with roasted poblano peppers and crema. Mexican-inspired Jewish pastries from a new, online-only bakery are bringing ex...

 

Ginger and Turmeric Chicken Soup Recipe

Along with the start of a new year comes long, cold, tiring days and withdrawal symptoms from holiday excess. We can all use a little refresh when it's time to step back into reality, and this soup...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    March 1, 2019

Will Israel be the fourth country to land on the moon?

(JTA)-He's spent eight years trying to land a spacecraft on the moon, but when Yonatan Winetraub stood on the launchpad this month at Florida's Cape Canaveral, he was still in shock. "I stood right ne...

 

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