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Obituary - RUTH ABELS

Ruth Abels, age 101, of Longwood, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018, at her residence at Brookdale Island Lake. Mrs. Abels, was born in Brooklyn on June 9, 1917, to the late Samuel and Frieda Klein Friedman. A high school graduate, she was a...

 

Obituary - LORRIANE BUXBAUM

Lorraine R. Buxbaum, age 92, of Volo, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach. Mrs. Buxbaum was born in Chicago on March 28, 1926, to the late Sol and Dorothy Shapiro Platt....

 

Obituary - RAE LOUIS LAWRENCE

Rae Louis Lawrence, age 90, of Orlando, passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Encore at Avalon Park. Mrs. Lawrence was born on Feb. 19, 1928, in Chicago, to the late Charles and Goldie Cohn Crum. She attended college and on Aug. 30, 1947, in...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    August 3, 2018

Here's how Birthright guides talk about the Palestinians

(JTA)-When Samuel Green talks about Israel's West Bank security barrier with the Birthright groups he guides, he first explains the Israeli view that the barrier was built to prevent Palestinian...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she plans to spend 5 more years on Supreme Court (JTA)—Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she hopes to remain on the court for another five years. “I’m now 85,” Ginsburg said, according to CNN. “My seni...

 

New flavors and fresh ideas raise hopes for a revival of Chicago area's kosher restaurant scene

CHICAGO (JTA)-This city's kosher restaurant scene has long lagged behind other metropolises like New York and Los Angeles-but changes might be coming. A bold forthcoming restaurant, an authentic...

 

The night of the murdered poets

On Aug. 12, 1952, 13 Soviet Jews convicted of espionage and treason were executed in Moscow's Lubianika Prison. Their confessions had been extracted by torture. This group, known as "the Martyrs of...

 

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