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PARIS (JTA) – On the surface, at least, Europe has not changed much over the past 12 months.   In fact, when it comes to European politics, this year may appear mild in comparison to … more
JTA – Political turmoil, terror attacks and natural disasters around the world: 2017 had plenty of people feeling down, for good reason.   But there were also notable moments of … more
(JTA) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The Israeli company SodaStream will begin operating in Argentina as a first step toward selling its products throughout Latin America. The sparkling … more
JTA – Poland’s government pledged $28 million to restore the Warsaw Jewish cemetery, making the preservation project one of the largest of its kind in European history. Deputy Prime … 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
MONTREAL (JTA) – The Canadian government backed off a decision to close the newly opened National Holocaust Memorial for the winter, apparently relenting to complaints from the Jewish … more
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
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