Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Shevat 7, 5775

By:
David Benkof
The ambiguity and emotions surrounding what happened at Ferguson, a name similar to the Yiddish word meaning ‘to forget,’ means that it is better put behind us until we are ready for actual conversation, writes David Benkof.
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By:
Gideon Taylor
A Swiss museum’s pledge to investigate the provenance of some 1,600 works it plans to accept from the estate of the son of one of Hitler’s main art dealers has brought renewed attention to the issue of Holocaust art restitution. But Europe aside, U.S. museums still have much to do themselves, writes a leader of the World Jewish Restitution Organization.
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By:
Rabbi Eric Yanoff
Rabbi Eric Yanoff explains why Adath Israel used the Chanukah menorah-lighting ceremony to remember slain victims of the recent terrorist attack on a Jerusalem synagogue.
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By o pening up the Cuban economy and access to the wider world, forces both within and outside the Caribbean island could effect at least some change and also strengthen ties between American Jews and the estimated 1,500 Jews still living in Cuba.
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By:
Isaac Svartsman
Advocates of the “settled science” of global warming who predict an imminent catastrophe have been, so far, inaccurate and are on the verge of endangering human rights, a local international aid consultant claims.
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