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“A bestselling and controversial book when first published in Lithuania, “Our People” has undermined many convenient truths that Lithuanians have told themselves about their nationalistic heroes”

JEWISH JOURNAL Lithuania’s Hidden Holocaust and the Writers Who Revealed It by Michael Berenbaum April 3, 2020 “Our People: Discovering Lithuania’s Hidden Holocaust” is a powerful, poignant and painful exploration of the murder by bullets of Lithuanian Jews by Lithuanian … Continue reading

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Israel took a different approach to the coronavirus from the start because it’s a very different kind of society. Unlike the pampered West, Israel permanently lives in a state of potential emergency and existential threat.

JNS For Israel, recognizing another enemy is second nature by Melanie Phillips April 2, 2020 Among the world’s democracies fighting the coronavirus, Israel has so far been by far the most successful. With a population of about 8.6 million, it … Continue reading

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Daniel Pearl’s killers: “The re-arrest of the four gives the government time to put together a legal appeal against their acquittal”

REUTERS Pakistan re-arrests four men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case by Syed Raza Hassan and Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam April 3, 2020 Pakistani authorities on Friday ordered the detention of four men set to be released after being acquitted by … Continue reading

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UK’s new Labor leader “immediately apologizes to Jews for anti-Semitism in ranks, vows to ‘tear out this poison’; his wife comes from a Jewish family, has relatives in Tel Aviv”

TIMES OF ISRAEL After Corbyn, UK Labour elects Keir Starmer, Zionist with Jewish wife, as leader by Staff and AFP April 4, 2020 Britain’s main opposition Labour party on Saturday said that Keir Starmer had been elected as its new … Continue reading

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“The second truth the pandemic has shown us is that no matter how bad things are in Israel, the plight of our neighbors is immeasurably worse”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Coronavirus lessons for the coalition talks by Caroline B. Glick April 3, 2020 …We are living through a grave crisis. And crises have a knack for clarifying fundamental truths. The coronavirus pandemic has exposed … Continue reading

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Zoom Seders: “In bold ruling, some Israeli religious authorities say use of technology permissible because it allows families to celebrate together during time of crisis”

TIMES OF ISRAEL 14 Sephardic Orthodox rabbis say Passover Seder can be held via videoconference by Nathan Jeffay March 25, 2020 In what may be one of the boldest rulings issued on technology in recent years, several Sephardic Orthodox rabbis … Continue reading

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The NYC school is demanding Eden Roc return its money, citing a passage in the contract that provided the trip could be canceled in the event of a “disease outbreak”

MIAMI HERALD NYC Jewish school sues Miami Beach hotel for $2.3 million refund after coronavirus axes trip by David Ovalle March 31, 2020 Students, parents and staff of New York City’s Magen David Yeshivah day school had planned a grand … Continue reading

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