Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
By:
Julie Wiener, JTA
Gisela Kohn Dollinger talked the Gestapo into releasing her husband, caught a last-minute boat to China and eventually ended up in a rent-controlled apartment in Manhattan’s East Village, where she lived for 60 years.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Experts say the threat of a nuclear Iran trumps any temptation Russia might have in using the nuclear talks as leverage in the Ukraine crisis.
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By:
Ben Sales, Talia Lavin and Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A volunteer effort coordinated from Kiev and Israel has allowed seven individuals wounded in Ukrainian protests to be airlifted to Israel for medical care.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Venezuela’s Jewish community has shrunk by more than half since 2000. The recent mass protests in the country have given added impetus to the emigration.
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By:
JTA
Oracle’s Larry Ellison remains the world’s wealthiest Jew, placing fifth on Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2014.
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