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JTA – Authorities in Bologna, Italy, have announced the discovery of the site of the city’s medieval Jewish cemetery, which was destroyed in 1569. They said archeological excavations … more
NEW YORK (JTA) It’s always difficult to whittle down the list of influential Jews who died in a given year, but this year the task seemed to be especially tough. The number of Jews who left historic marks on their fields – and, more broadly, on Jewish culture – was remarkable. more
LONDON – Think Jewish, and eat well. That’s my spin on visiting this magnificent city. Of course, embrace the essence of British Parliament. Churchill’s Underground War Rooms. Buckingham Palace. Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. Is there anything more British than strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, or tea in fine china at the Fortnum & Mason food emporium? Quaff an ale at a pub. And don’t forget fish and chips. Still, if you’re Jewish, there are additional dimensions: more
JTA – An Argentine news outlet’s analysis of secret recordings concerning the bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires won a national prize from Google Argentina and the National … more
BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Five Arab nations cut ties with Qatar June 5, escalating a long-simmering competition for preeminence in the region into actions that could set the stage … more
Every time a horrendous terrorist attack victimizes innocent victims we wring our hands and promise to increase security and take other necessary preventive measures. But we fail to recognize how … more
JTA – French police have detained 10 people in the investigation of the deadly 2015 attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris, sources close to the probe told Agence France Presse on … more
JTA – The Latin American Jewish Congress elected Argentine businessman Adrian Werthein president. Werthein was elected April 23 at the World Jewish Congress’ Plenary Assembly in New … more
JTA – Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States soared 86 percent in the first three months of 2017 after rising by more than one-third in 2016, according to the Anti-Defamation … more
JTA – Two of Israel’s most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction. David Grossman’s … more
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