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Poland’s oldest known rescuer of Jews shares an epic WWII love story

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WARSAW, Poland — Today, at 100 years old, Jozef Walaszczyk is Poland’s oldest known living rescuer of Jews. But he was fortunate enough just to...
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COVID Emergency Fund Launched for Holocaust Survivors

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To increase support for agencies caring for Holocaust survivors, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany on April 6 announced it had created...
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Taking Stock of Those Lost to Coronavirus

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By JTA and Jesse Berman COVID-19 is often discussed in terms of numbers. This is the number of days a person must remain quarantined. These...

Jeremy Corbyn’s Incoming Replacement Publicly Supports Zionism, Vows to Combat anti-Semitism in Labour

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A British lawmaker who has said that he supports Zionism will replace Jeremy Corbyn as the head of Britain’s Labour Party. Keir Starmer, who managed...

Coronavirus News from Jewish Communities Around the World

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NOTE: AS OF APRIL 7, THIS ARTICLE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency is collecting the news flowing in from across the...

Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews gather in Vienna for unique festival

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Sponsored Content By Larry Luxner VIENNA — Few events feature both wiener schnitzel and kosher wine, songs from the classic Yiddish “Bey Mir Bist du Scheyn”...

White Supremacists Increasingly Working Together Across Borders

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Shortly before he killed 51 people, the gunman who perpetrated the Christchurch, New Zealand, mosque shooting posted a manifesto to the website 8chan in...
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Dozens of Jews of Egyptian Origin Return for ‘Very Emotional’ Service at Historic Synagogue

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They came from around the world, dozens of Jews of Egyptian origin, to celebrate a Sabbath service at the newly renovated 14th-century synagogue in...

Middle East Experts, Jewish Orgs React to Newly-Released Peace Plan

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Jewish and Israel-related groups expressed mixed reactions to the Trump administration at long last releasing its long-awaited peace plan on Tuesday to help resolve the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “We...

Trump Peace Plan Revealed

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As part of President Donald Trump’s proposed plan for Middle East peace unveiled Tuesday, Israel says it will “apply its laws” to the Jordan...