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Analysis: The Global Jewish Shuk

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It was a shuk — a marketplace — of ideas. Attendees heard new and familiar voices. There was an abundance of give and take. At...

Saul Kagan, Claims Conference founder and chief, dies at 91

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Saul Kagan, the founder and chief of the Claims Conference for nearly five decades, died Saturday November 9, 2013 at age 91. Kagan helped found...

Emergency Response to Typhoon Haiyan: Ways To Give

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The Jewish Federations of North America are mobilizing a communal response to the super Typhoon Haiyan, which has wrought widespread destruction in the Philippines....

‘We Want To Hear From You’

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Ten years ago, when Michael and Susie Gelman chaired the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North American in Israel, the focus was...

Up In Arms

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Ninety-nine years after the Turkish genocide of the Armenians, one of the most poignant symbols of Armenian suffering is being held hostage — by...

‘Tell Your Story’

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While it may not seem like the breaking of glass windows at Jewish-owned buildings by the Nazis would have inspired any creativity at all,...

Kristallnacht

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“How did I become aware of Kristallnacht?” asked Holocaust survivor Johanna Neumann of Maryland. “ was not in the era of TV, of radio,...

NSA Director Defends Surveillance Programs

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The director of the National Security Agency, General Keith Alexander, opened a talk on cyber security Thursday, Nov. 11 in Baltimore by reminding attendees...

Innovation Station

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Baltimore has landed itself, once again, on the list innovators. Last week when “The Slingshot 2013-2014 Guide” was released, two area organizations, the Pearlstone Center...

Jew in the City’s Top 10 Orthodox Jews

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Baltimore’s Anne Neuberger was recently selected as one of the Top 10 Orthodox Jews in 2013 by the New York-based organization Jew in the...