Tevet 26, 5780, 01/23/2020

Dutch Resistance Hero Wants Recognition for Fellow Jewish Fighters

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) — Shortly after her capture by the Nazis in 1944, Dutch resistance fighter Selma van de Perre was transferred from a...

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate Officially Recognizes Ethiopian Jews

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Chief Rabbinate has officially recognized the Beta Israel Jewish community from Ethiopia as Jewish. The ruling issued in November, but first...

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Israel’s defense minister Naftali Bennett is willing to sacrifice the possible advent of a solid right-wing government after Israel’s March elections because of a...

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A Year After Premiere of Who Will Write Our History, Nancy Spielberg Reflects

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Editor’s Blog: Larry Gordon Heads to the Polls

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