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 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    March 9, 2018

Poland's prime minister said some Jews collaborated with Nazis-Say what?

(JTA)-The row between Poland and Israel about the Holocaust reached new heights this week after Poland's prime minister said that the genocide had not only Polish, Ukrainian and German perpetrators,...

 

Congregation Beth Sholom service, March 24

Congregation Beth Sholom will hold a Shabbat Morning Service led by Rabbi Karen Allen on Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m. A Kiddush will follow the service. The synagogue is located at 315 North 13th St. in Leesburg, with the entrance on Center Street....

 

Obituary - JOSEPH IRA DENBERG

Joseph I Denberg, age 71, of Maitland, passed away on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Florida Hospital—Orlando. Born in Brooklyn, New York, on Oct. 11, 1946, to the Harry and Gertrude Goldfarb Denberg, Joe was a well-known fixture in the truck parts...

 

Obituary - BRENDA FELDMAN

Brenda "Bunny" Feldman passed away at 74 years of age on Feb. 24, 2018, following a sudden, but brief, illness. The family she cherished surrounded her. Although Brenda was an only child, she had a...

 

Obituary - MARC M. FELDMAN, MD

Dr. Marc M. Feldman, 68, of Celebration, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 21. 2018, at Florida Hospital—Orlando. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Feldman was born on Aug. 4, 1949, to Frances Halpert Feldman and the late Clarence Feldman. Dr. Feldman...

 

Obituary - HAROLD FORMAN

Harold Forman, age 67, of Longwood, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at his residence. Harold was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Feb. 24, 1950, one of three children born to the late George and Sylvia Shapiro Forman. Harold received his...

 

Obituary - INEZ MISHLER-BERG

Inez Mishler-Berg, 97, of Port Charlotte, passed away at the Port Charlotte Hospice House on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Ms. Mishler-Berg was born in North Manchester, Indiana on June 23, 1920, to the late Milton and Ruth Pierce Nichols. She was a high...

 
 By Rafael Medoff    News    March 9, 2018

Florida exposes need for stricter gun control, say Jewish groups

(JNS)—Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 14 students and three staff members dead. A spokesperson for the women’s...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    March 9, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu accusations-what you need to know

(JTA)—Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble. Maybe. The Israeli prime minister is engulfed simultaneous in four separate scandals, and each day seems to bring him more bad news. Netanyahu could be indicted or pushed out of office -- or both. Whether...

 
 By Ron Kampeas    News    March 9, 2018

Why these supporters of a new US Embassy in Jerusalem think Sheldon Adelson shouldn't pay for it

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Sheldon Adelson’s offer to help pay for the new US Embassy in Jerusalem is getting a thumb’s down from a range of observers who support the embassy’s relocation. The Associated Press had the exclusive on Friday morning, and...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Trump says he may attend Jerusalem embassy opening WASHINGTON (JTA)—President Donald Trump said he may be present in Jerusalem when the U.S. Embassy opens in May. “We’re looking at coming,” Trump said Monday in opening his meeting with...

 

Aiding Nazis in mass killing of Jews

Father Desbois is on a mission to expose the Holocaust’s hidden crimes. Father Partick Desbois, a French priest, might be one of the greatest detectives of all time. In nearly a decade of work, he has uncovered the murder of 1.5 million Jews in...

 
 By Mitchell Bard    News    March 9, 2018

The Palestinians and their allies should know the truth about the Nazis

The most offensive attacks made by Palestinians and their supporters against Israelis are comparisons to the Nazis. These analogies demonstrate a profound ignorance of history—and a malicious hatred of Jews. As an educational service to these ignor...

 
 By Eliana Rudee    Features    March 9, 2018

New book: A slam dunk for African-American hoopsters who take to Israel

(JNS)-Canadian sports executive, lawyer and author of the new book "Alley-Oop to Aliyah: African American Hoopsters in the Holy Land," David A. Goldstein is often asked why he decided to write about...

 

Netanyahu hails US Embassy move as 'a great moment' for Israel

(Israel Hayom / Exclusive to JNS via JNS)—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday hailed a recently announced US plan to relocate the American Embassy in Israel from its current abode in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as early as May of this yea...

 

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