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RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Latin America’s largest synagogue, the 2,000-family Congregacao Israelita Paulista in Brazil, has inaugurated its first female rabbi. Some 200 people attended the … more
WARSAW, Poland (JTA) – The Polish government wants to create a Warsaw Ghetto museum in a hospital that had its patients and workers sent to the Treblinka death camp. “The creation of … more
In 2010, Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of Hildebrand Gurlitt, part-Jewish museum director, art critic and dealer for the Nazis, who died in a car crash in 1956, attracted the attention of customs agents when he boarded a train from Munich to … more
Quite independently, in early October, Bernice and Dick Kumins and Mel and I made arrangements to travel to the Ukraine for a Viking River Cruise titled, “Footsteps of the Cossacks” a cruise from Odessa  to Kiev on the Dnieper River. more
JTA – World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praised outgoing United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for publicly admitting that there is an anti-Israel bias at the international … more
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