Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
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JTA
The U.S. Embassy in Budapest called on the Hungarian government to resume dialogue with Jewish, national and international groups over plans for its Holocaust memorial year, which marks the 70th anniversary of the Nazi Germany invasion of Hungary.
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JTA
The mayor of the Missouri hometown of Frazier Glenn Miller resigned after saying he agreed with some views of the suspected killer of three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City, Kan.
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JTA
A Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
The 2009 Terezin Declaration affirmed the urgency of restitution efforts, but there has not been much progress in its wake.
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JTA
The main synagogue in Nikolayev, located in the southeast of Ukraine, reportedly was firebombed.
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