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Articles from the May 15, 2015 edition

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Pinning of yellow star on 3-year-old reignites Israeli education debate

By Cnaan Liphshiz (JTA)-On April 19, Keren Zachmi's daughter returned from her kindergarten near Tel Aviv wearing a yellow patch emblazoned with the word "Jude." A teacher had put the yellow star on 1... Full story


Jewish artist's Lincoln portrait gets a brief moment in the sun

BOSTON (JTA)-Most days, a little-known 19th-century portrait of Abraham Lincoln by Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-1895) is tucked away in archival storage at Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum. But... Full story

 By Orit Arfa    Features    May 15, 2015

Dorms in the hills: Tirael Cohen leads a new kind of settlement movement

About three years ago, Tirael Cohen posted a flimsy, 8-by-10 inch flyer in the Ariel University halls seeking students to create a student village in Samaria. Within a few days, more than 150... Full story


Nominate a mensch for the Heritage Human Service Award

Heritage Florida Jewish News is accepting nominations for the 2015 Heritage Human Service Award, which will be presented at the annual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. “For more than 25 years, individuals who have made major,... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Anti-Semitic, right-wing attacks rise in Germany BERLIN (JTA)—A major increase in anti-Semitic and right-wing violent attacks in Germany is “extremely worrying,” according to the country’s interior minister. The number of right-wing... Full story

 By Shannon Sarna    Features    May 15, 2015

Chocolate halva donuts, better than cupcakes

(The Nosher via JTA) - Move over cupcake, there's a new trendy dessert in town and her name is the donut. Don't get me wrong – I like a good cupcake just like the next sweets-loving gal. But I... Full story


Online database and virtual art gallery aides in recovery efforts

The movie “Woman in Gold,” based on the book titled “The Lady in Gold” by Anne Marie O’Connor, brought attention to the restitution of paintings and other personal belongings stolen by the Nazi’s from Jewish owners during and before... Full story


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