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Amid 'exodus' from Brussels, my family sings a sad 'ma nishtana'

BRUSSELS (JTA)-I was feeling nervous about coming to Brussels for seder with my family. Making the 130-mile trip there from my home in Amsterdam meant taking my 5-month-old son on a train that last...

 

Clark University curates unique online Holocaust exhibit

WORCESTER, MA-Clark University announced that the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies is curating a unique online Holocaust exhibit and teaching materials based on over 1,000 letters...

 

Obituary - CYNTHIA K. SANDHAUS

Cynthia Sandhaus, age 63, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2016, at Florida Hospital—Orlando. She was born on Feb. 8, 1953, in Brooklyn, New York, to the late Irving and Helen Budarweiser Bodner. Mrs. Sandhaus was a college graduate and worked...

 

Obituary - SYLVIA NORMA SPITZER

Sylvia N. Spitzer, age 81, of Lake Mary, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Spring Hill Assisted Living Facility in Lake Mary. A native of New York City, she was born on Feb. 10, 1935, to the late Benjamin and Anna Bornstein Schwartz. Mrs....

 

Obituary - ELEANOR G. TROSS

Eleanor “Ellie” Tross, age 90, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Tross was born on May 4, 1925, to the late David and Rae Witt Goldstein, in Brooklyn, New York. On Sept. 7, 1946 in New York,...

 
 By Uriel Heilman    Features    May 13, 2016

Great Adventure: How an amusement park goes Orthodox for Passover

JACKSON, N.J. (JTA)-Pinchas Cohen spent most of Monday wandering around Six Flags Great Adventure under a blazing sun, wearing a knee-length black coat and carrying a big box of shmura matzah under...

 
 By Ben Sales    Features    May 13, 2016

Israeli audiences warm to homegrown horror movies

TEL AVIV (JTA)-On an army base in northern Israel, a scrawny nerd with glasses shakily patrols in the dead of night. Suddenly he's ambushed by a group of militants in kaffiyehs, and he's forced to...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Anne Frank’s copy of ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’ sells for $50,000 (JTA)—A Boston museum has acquired Anne Frank’s personal copy of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” for $50,000 at auction. The Museum of World War II was the highest bidder last...

 

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