Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775
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JTA
Jewish philanthropist Michael Steinhardt will auction off his 500-piece Judaica collection, Sotheby's announced. The auction house will offer a dedicated auction titled "A Treasured Legacy: The Michael & Judy Steinhardt Judaica Collection" on April 29 in New York. Steinhardt has been collecting rare and unusual Judaica for the past three decades, according to Artdaily.org. "It is time for the collection...
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Ruth Ellen Gruber | JTA
Forget about your typical museum — a national project set to open in October in the Czech Republic will link exhibitions in 10 restored synagogues located in as many different towns.
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Laura Goldman, JE Feature
Teresa Heinz, the wife of Sen. John Kerry, who is President Barack Obama’s likely nominee for secretary of state, recalled her days as a congressional wife fighting for Soviet Jews. She was in town to accept an award from the American Jewish Committee.
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Cheryl Halpern
Twenty-five years ago, I joined hundreds of thousands of fellow Americans on the National Mall to draw attention to the plight of Soviet Jews. But this movement did not come to the Jewish community speedily.
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Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
After three decades of tireless activism, a grass-roots band from Philadelphia had grown into a force too powerful to ignore, even by the Kremlin, 4,700 miles away.
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