Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
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Israel won the most medals at the 19th Maccabiah Games, which came to a close in Jerusalem.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William had their first child. The baby boy was born in a Jewish-funded hospital wing at 4:24 p.m. London time, weighing 8 pounds 6 ounces.
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Two people from the region with knowledge of contemporary Polish Jewry say that while the recent ban on kosher slaughter in Poland should not be overlooked, the legislation is also not cause for panic about growing anti-Semitism in the country.
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Schindler's List — not the film but the actual list — is now for sale. Two California collectors have listed what they claim is one of the original Schindler's Lists on eBay.
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Holocaust survivors and victims' heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up in 1998 following a scandal over dormant accounts of Jews killed in World War II, according to a Swiss Jewish weekly.
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