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 By Gloria Yousha    Features    May 11, 2018

Scene Around

I recently heard from the Simon Wiesenthal Center... The Simon Wiesenthal Center denounced a political cartoon in Volkskrant, a major Dutch newspaper, for depicting Israel as a murderous bully...

 

How comic books taught American kids about the Holocaust

NEW YORK (JTA)-In 2008, famed comic book artist Neal Adams and Holocaust historian Rafael Medoff teamed up to create a comic about Dina Babbitt, a Czech Jewish artist forced by the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele to paint watercolors of Roma prisoners...

 

US has known about Iran nuclear files for 'a while'

(JTA)—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged that the United States has known “for a while” about Israel’s cache of stolen documents concerning the Iranian nuclear program. Pompeo told reporters on the airplane traveling from Jordan to...

 

Obituary - ROSELLA COHEN

Rosella Shirley Stein Cohen, age 96, of Lake Mary, passed away at her residence at Oakmonte Village at Lake Mary, on Thursday, April 26, 2018. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., she was one of four children born to the late Isaac and Anna Goodman Stein on...

 

Obituary - ANITA LORRAINE HARA

Written by the family Anita Lorraine Hara, Chana bat Eliyahu, died on April 27, 2018, after a lifetime of serving as a matriarch to the Hara family. She was 92. Born in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 31, 1925, Anita met her future husband, Joe, in high...

 
 By Curt Schleier    Features    May 11, 2018

Rachel Bloom on Michelle Wolf, her first movie and post-'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' plans

(JTA)-It should not be surprising that Rachel Bloom is on Team Michelle Wolf-supporting the comedian who may have singlehandedly killed the White House Correspondents' Dinner with her scathing public...

 

Hope for couples who are carriers of a genetic disease

Although many couples have often wondered what the results would mean for their future family if they discover the devastating reality that they are carriers for severe genetic diseases, new pathways now can lead these couples to start healthy...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump to attend Jerusalem embassy opening WASHINGTON (JTA)—The official White House delegation for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will include President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared...

 
 By Ben Harris    Features    May 11, 2018

These Jewish day schools are breaking the mold to teach fluent Hebrew

Teaching students Hebrew is a top priority for the Chicago-area day school Hillel Torah. So to ensure it has a ready supply of native Hebrew speakers on its faculty, the school goes straight to the so...

 

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