Friday, April 29, 2016 Nisan 21, 5776

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JTA
A Dutch Christian organization is planning to sail a “replica” of Noah’s Ark to reach Brazil during the Summer Olympics and the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Father Patrick Desbois is the founder and president of Yahad-In Unum — the Hebrew and Latin words for “together” — a 25-person Paris-based nonprofit dedicated to identifying and documenting the sites of mass graves of Jewish and Roma victims of the Nazi era.
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Josh Marks | JE Feature
A week before turning 95, Samuel Katz stood tall at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., as he was bestowed with the insignia of the National Order of the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest military and civil distinction.
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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
In her name and memory, a new award was added to the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. The Barbara Levey Award was given to an outstanding volunteer who prides his or herself in Einstein and its patients.
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
Jack Markell, Delaware’s chief executive, received the prestigious Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award from the Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce on April 18.
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