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Argentinian Israeli Mutual Association explosion aftermath

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...

Mendy Samstein (1938-2007), Unsung Hero of Freedom Summer

12:21 12 December in Arts & Culture, Jews & Civil Rights, Latest, Uncategorized
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Editor's Note: This story is part of our yearlong anniversary coverage of Jews' involvement in the American Civil Rights Movement. By Dina Weinstein [caption id="attachment_19395" align="alignleft" width="201"] Samstein with Bob Dylan. Photo by Danny Lyon/MAGNUM.[/caption] In the winter of 1963, a 25-year-old doctoral student at the University of...

A Milestone at the Western Wall

17:03 29 October in Latest, Uncategorized
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by Marilyn Cooper Mar Cheshvan’s Rosh Hodesh, the monthly holiday celebrating the new moon, is traditionally associated with bitterness because Cheshvan contains no holidays. But now there will be a happier historic association with the month: Last Friday in Jerusalem, following centuries of Jewish women being...