Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
By:
Ira Stoll
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaches, the author of a book about JFK explains why Jews have their own special reasons to mourn.
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By:
Steve North, JTA
Newsman Steve North recalls meeting with family of Jack Ruby — a volatile man with a penchant for violence in the face of anti-Jewish slurs.
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By:
JTA
A virtual Holocaust memorial has been launched to remember Jewish victims from Munich.
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Discover how the murderously racist dictator of the Dominican Republic welcomed almost 800 European Jews to his country during World War II and how this little-known story gained new relevance thanks to a film that documents the creation of a musical about the rescue, featuring a cast of Dominican and Jewish teenagers.
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By:
Robert Gluck, JNS.org
Newly declassified documents have reignited the debate over whether a chance to avoid the 1973 Yom Kippur War was squandered.
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