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Arthur C. Siegel, age 86, of Haines City, passed away on May 30, 2016, at his residence. An only child, he was born in Brooklyn, New York, on June 17, 1929, to the late David and Rose Siegel. Following his service in United States Navy and the Naval...



Bennet L. Wasserman, age 59, of Fern Park, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Florida Hospital—Altamonte. Ben was born in Rochester, New York, on March 4, 1957, to Gerald and Judith Weintraub Wasserman. On Aug. 20, 1978, in Rochester, he...

 By Uriel Heilman    News    June 10, 2016

Israel takes anti-boycott fight to halls of United Nations

UNITED NATIONS (JTA)—It was an incongruous sight: The U.N. General Assembly hall filled to capacity with 1,500 cheering people waving miniature Israeli flags and singing “Hatikvah,” Israel’s national anthem. No, hell hadn’t frozen over....


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Muhammad Ali pleaded for Daniel Pearl’s life LOS ANGLES (JTA)—When Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped by Islamic extremists in January 2002, the most famous American Muslim of the day, Muhammad Ali, pleaded publicly for his...


Covered-up chic: Modest swimwear is having a moment

(JTA)-Sara Wolf was running around a water park in an oversized T-shirt when she became acutely aware of the need for a "less frumpy" yet covered-up swimwear option. So she and Daniella Teutsch, a...


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