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 By Nathan Moskowitz    News    July 8, 2016

The sentencing of a 94-year-old former Nazi: What good is a label?

A German court recently sentenced 94-year-old Reinhold Hanning, a former Nazi, to five years in prison for being an accessory to the murder of 170,000 Jews between January 1942 and June 1944, when he served as an SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp... Full story


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Netanyahu launches Africa tour with Entebbe commemoration (JTA)—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a tour of East Africa by marking the 40th anniversary of the raid at Entebbe that killed his brother. “We were powerless no... Full story

 By Sheri Silver    Features    July 8, 2016

Black and White Cookie Popsicles recipe

(The Nosher via JTA)-In thinking about "Jewish" desserts, certain dishes immediately come to mind: Babka. Rugelach. Hamantaschen. And, if you ask me, the black and white cookie. I don't think I'm... Full story

 By Ben Sales    Features    July 8, 2016

'Reverse Birthright' gives Israelis a look at America's Jews, from Philip Roth to the Three Stooges

NEW YORK (JTA)-Instead of visiting the Western Wall, they visited Ellis Island. Instead of hiking in the Negev Desert, they took a day trip to a Habonim-Dror summer camp. Instead of basking in the... Full story


Jewish ex-major leaguer trying to get back to the show

HARRISBURG, Pa. (JTA)-Taking a seat on the dugout bench of the Portland Sea Dogs, Nate Freiman politely dismisses the premise that he pines to return to the major leagues. Maybe it's a defense... Full story


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