Saturday, August 27, 2016 Av 23, 5776

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JTA
The Obama administration has criticized Israel’s decision to freeze some $125 million in Palestinian tax revenues in response to the Palestinian Authority’s request to join the International Criminal Court.
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By:
JTA
Approximately 26,500 new immigrants arrived in Israel last year — a 32 percent increase in worldwide aliyah over the previous year.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A JTA reporter describes the subterfuge necessary to gain access to rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
About 2,000 Jews remain in Lugansk — a fifth of the city' s prewar community — but even that determined group is struggling now that freezing conditions have arrived.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
The massacre at the headquarters of a French satirical magazine was deemed a terror attack by French President Francois Hollande. The president of the European Jewish Congress called it an attack on “the European way of life."
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