Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
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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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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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Russia’s incursion into Ukraine is dividing the local community between supporters of the revolution and those who see the Russians as helping to restore order.
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By:
Tom Tugend, JTA
The Lady in Number 6 tells the story of Alice Herz-Sommer, a 110-year-old pianist, whose musical gifts proved to be her salvation.
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