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 By Uriel Heilman    News    July 10, 2015

Will Israelis pay the price for a natural gas 'monopoly'?

(JTA)-Israeli consumers are no strangers to high prices. Basic household goods like food and toiletries cost more in Israel than in all but two countries in Europe, a recent Nielsen research study... Full story

 By Maayan Jaffe    Features    July 10, 2015

Moon-bound Torah project might not be a fairytale

“The Torah is going to the moon.” It sounds like a phrase straight out of a Jewish fairytale or children’s book, but the real-life Torah on the Moon initiative is not as pie in the sky as one might think. French-Israeli entrepreneur Haim... Full story

 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 10, 2015

In Paris, planned Jewish center touted as proof community is here to stay

PARIS (JTA) – Elsewhere in the world, unveiling plans for a new Jewish cultural center might merit little more than a cocktail reception. But in this city, where Jews have been the target of rising... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Arson seen as cause of Jerusalem forest fires JERUSALEM (JTA)—Arson is suspected in several Jerusalem-area forest fires that have destroyed nearly 250 acres of trees. Israeli firefighters on Saturday battled blazes in the forests of kibbutz Maale... Full story


Amy Winehouse, through the lens (and the bottom of a bottle)

(JTA)—To anyone who has read a rock-and-roll biography or caught an episode of VH1’s “Behind the Music,” it is a sadly familiar tale: An artist achieves great success only to self destruct. There’s something called the “27 Club,” made... Full story


Seeking kin-1929 photo launches a family connection across the ocean

The Seeking Kin column aims to help reunite long-lost relatives and friends. (JTA)-Jewelry hung from Rosa Zacharia's ears and neck. Bracelets adorned her wrists and she wore rings on six of her... Full story


Good Summer Reads

Fiction in a nonfiction setting makes a great thriller "Descent Into Paradise" by P. Sinclair Available Sept. 22 to buy online from retailers including amazon.co.uk and can be ordered at all good... Full story


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