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 By Josefin Dolsten    News    August 9, 2019

Cummings' district's Jewish population

(JTA)—Jewish leaders in Baltimore have come to the defense of Rep. Elijah Cummings, the African-American Democrat who has come under withering attack from President Donald Trump. Trump used Twitter over the weekend to attack Cummings, whose 7th...

 

Book Review: Israel's 2007 decision to attack a Syrian nuclear facility is history and warning

By Edwin Black Jerusalem Post editor Yaakov Katz probably had no way of knowing that this would be a perfect time to release his briskly-selling “Shadow Strike—Inside Israel’s Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power” (St. Martin’s...

 

Israeli burger franchise in Dearborn delays opening

(JNS)—A non-kosher Israeli burger franchise has indefinitely delayed its opening in Dearborn, Mich., after taking heat from the Arab-American community, one of the largest in the United States. The opening of Burgerim (the Hebrew plural for...

 

Is there anything Jewish mama Rain Pryor can't do?

This article originally appeared on Kveller. Rain Pryor Vane may be the daughter of the controversial late comedian Richard Pryor, but she has never lived in her father's shadow. A singer, actress,...

 

Obituary - GEORGE CARL GOODMAN

George C. Goodman, age 84, of Orlando, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, at Encore at Avalon Park. A native of Providence, Rhode Island, he was born on Jan. 7, 1935, to the late Charles and Hilda Deluty Goodman. He married the former Marcia...

 
 By Eliana Rudee    News    August 9, 2019

Polish organization aims to restore country's Jewish heritage, building both bridges and awareness

(JNS)-Michał Laszczkowski, CEO of Poland's Cultural Heritage Foundation, spends a great deal of time discussing Jewish law with rabbis at various Jewish cemeteries across Poland; in fact, it's safe...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Man shot outside of Miami synagogue By Marcy Oster (JTA)—A man was shot outside of a synagogue in North Miami Beach. The victim was shot several times in the leg on Sunday evening, as he stood outside of the Young Israel of Greater Miami synagogue...

 
 By Austin Winslow    News    August 9, 2019

For Israeli children coping with loss, a week of hope and healing

(JNS) — Losing members of one’s family to violence is traumatic for anyone, let alone the very young. Unfortunately, this is something too many Israeli children have experienced—terrorism and war have torn asunder thousands of Israeli...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    August 9, 2019

In Eastern Europe, Holocaust museums are missing from key historical sites

(JTA)-In the capital of Lithuania, an institution formerly known as the Museum of Genocide Victims barely mentions the murder of nearly all the country's Jews by Nazis and locals, focusing instead on...

 

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