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Marty “The Big Guy” Francis, age 65, of Winter Springs, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on July 4, 1953, to Carol Loeb Francis and the late Leonard Francis. In 1961, he relocated to the Orlando area... Full story


Dutch MPs call to cut PA funding

(Palestinian Media Watch via JNS)-Palestinian Media Watch director Itamar Marcus spoke to members of Dutch Parliament yesterday documenting the many ways in which the Palestinian Authority in itself... Full story

 By Zev Stub    Features    November 16, 2018

This Jewish teen is helping underprivileged kids apply to college

When Daniel Zahn was applying to college, he felt very stressed. The essays, the questions, the decisions he had to make – it all seemed overwhelming. But Zahn had two older siblings who had gone... Full story


Bar-Ilan University bans pro-Israel advocacy material about the 'nakba'

(JNS)—Bar-Ilan University prohibited a student group on campus from distributing pro-Israel advocacy material about the nakba (“catastrophe”) and the Palestinian refugees. The ban occurred earlier this week ahead of the university’s... Full story


Death penalty for Palestinian murderers okay by Netanyahu

(JNS)—A controversial bill that would execute Palestinian terrorists found guilty of murdering Israeli civilians or soldiers was given the support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday. The prime minister gave coalition party heads... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

California wildfires damage synagogues, camps and day school (JTA)—The fires racing through Southern California have led to the evacuation of more than 260,000 people, burned over 83,000 acres and destroyed more than 170 homes, as well as damaged... Full story


Egyptian Golden Potato Soup Recipe 

(The Nosher via JTA)-Egyptian Jews comprise one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. There have been waves of Jewish immigration to Egypt over centuries: Sephardic Jews arrived during the... Full story


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