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Britain's Schindler

16:44 02 September in History, Latest
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By Sarah Breger In Prague yesterday, a train set off on a four-day journey to London to honor the work of a man referred to as “Britain's Schindler.” Nicolas Winton, a British stockbroker, organized eight trains to carry 669 Czechoslovakian children to the safety of England....

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12:01 31 July in Culture, Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert The Fatah-affiliated Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades have threatened Sacha Baron Cohen's life because of their inclusion in his latest film farce, Bruno. Fashionistas of the world, unite: Save Sacha! [Jewlicious] Persian Jews live the high life in Los Angeles. [W] According to cartoonist Rich Tenorio, the...

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16:27 24 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Ivanka Trump received a Swarovski crystal-covered, lepoard print mezuzah when she completed her conversion to Judaism. Thanks to online shopping, you can bling out your doorpost, too! [PopJudaica] Can't get to the Western Wall in Jerusalem? No problem. Now you can tweet your prayers...

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16:45 17 July in Latest, Politics
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By Michelle Albert Harry Potter connects to Jewish audiences. Did you know that Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter) and Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) are Jewish? [JewishJournal] Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg reports on Israeli soldiers' claims that their top commanders were responsible for massive civilian deaths. [Prospect] Champion of relativity...

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17:19 10 July in Latest, Misc
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By Michelle Albert A new game show puts a rabbi, a priest, a Muslim imam and a Buddhist monk in a room with 10 atheists. Let the proselytizing begin! [Reuters] Forget about Reform, Conservative or Orthodox. Jewcy has denominations for today's Jews. [Jewcy] Gershom Goreberg discusses his article...