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 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 19, 2019

50,000 flock to Lubavitcher Rebbe's grave in New York

(JTA)-An estimated 50,000 people have visited the resting place of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, ahead of the 25th anniversary of his passing. The pilgrimage to the burial site in...

 
 By Marcy Oster    News    July 19, 2019

Israeli left, Palestinians slam US diplomats for sledge-hammer blows

JERUSALEM (JTA)-Two U.S. diplomats participated in the inauguration of a controversial archaeological tourist site in eastern Jerusalem, angering Palestinian leaders and left-wing Israeli NGOs. U.S....

 
 By Jackson Richman    News    July 19, 2019

US mayors travel to Israel

(JNS)—Turn on any cable-news channel and the majority of the focus will be on national leaders like U.S. President Donald Trump or Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. And while politicians on the national level indeed command attention, state and...

 

Heritage wins two FPA awards!

The Heritage Florida Jewish News won two awards in the Florida Press Association Awards contest. Christine DeSouza took first place in the Arts, Entertainment & Review Reporting category for the article “Harriett Lake’s wardrobe lives on in a...

 

Phyllis Schulman Kamenoff dies at 94

Phyllis Schulman Kamenoff, age 94, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at AdventHealth Hospice at Island lake. She was born on Oct. 28, 1924, in Springfield, Mass., one of two...

 

Hadassah welcomes support for Never Again Education Act

Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. National President Ellen Hershkin and CEO/Executive Director Janice Weinman today released the following statement on the pending introduction of the Never Again Education Act in the...

 

Florida principal removed after not recognizing Holocaust

(JNS)-The principal of a high school in the heavily Jewish-populated Florida city of Boca Raton was reassigned on Monday following an explosive report that he declined to recognize that the Holocaust...

 
 By Susan Bernstein    News    July 19, 2019

Everyone needs a 'lick and a hug' sometime

The Jewish Pavilion has long been partnering with Pet Rescue by Judy, a "no kill shelter" that rescues dogs and cats and prepares them for adoption. The partnership takes the form of pet visitations...

 

Artur Brauner, German-Jewish producer of 'Europa Europa' and other major films, dies at 100

(JTA)-German-Jewish film producer Artur Brauner, whose award-winning films include "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis" and "Europa Europa," has died at the age of 100. Brauner, who died Sunday in...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    July 19, 2019

Bernie Sanders says being the first Jewish president would be 'another barrier broken down'

NEW YORK (JTA)-Bernie Sanders wants you to know that he's not grumpy all of the time. "There are some times I'm not grumpy. Now is not one of those times," he says, a wry smile crossing his face....

 

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