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An Argentine Journalist on Fallout from Prosecutor’s Mysterious Death

12:26 05 February in In the News, Latest, Uncategorized
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[caption id="attachment_19918" align="alignleft" width="300"] The ruins left after a bomb exploded at the Argentinian Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, July 1994. Credit: AFP/Getty Images[/caption] The plot unfolded like a murder mystery. First, on January 18, Argentine state prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead from a gunshot...

Trees in a forest

The Enduring Relevance of Tu B’Shevat

16:45 04 February in Latest
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Today marks the Jewish holiday Tu B’Shevat. Tu B’Shevat celebrates the new year for trees and is often marked with a Tu B’Shevat seder, where attendees drink wine and eat fruits and nuts. We asked Elan Margulies, the director of Teva, a Jewish youth environmental program under the larger organization Hazon,...

Charlie Hebdo Je Suis Charlie

Rising Anti-Semitism and the Charlie Hebdo Massacre  

18:05 15 January in In the News, Latest
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For the French-Jewish community, last week's attacks were a confirmation of their worst fears. After a year of rising anti-Jewish violence—attacks on Jewish families, synagogue firebombings, anti-Semitic marches—Jews are now fleeing Paris in record numbers, according to news reports. French authorities have acknowledged the severity of the situation, deploying...