Cnaan Liphshiz


Lifting Manhole Cover Off Tale of Shoah Survival in Lviv

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Lifting Manhole Cover Off Tale of Shoah Survival in Lviv
Chaim Chesler doesn’t back down easily from a dispute — especially one involving a unique tale of Jewish survival in the Holocaust.Read More


France's New Chief Rabbi Embraces Reforms

By Cnaan Liphshiz

France's New Chief Rabbi Embraces Reforms
The first thing Haim Korsia did after becoming chief rabbi of France was give his new office a thorough cleaning.Read More


Hungary Jewish Leader Gusztav Zoltai Denounced as 'Traitor'

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Hungary Jewish Leader Gusztav Zoltai Denounced as 'Traitor'
For 22 years Gusztav Zoltai led Hungary’s Jewish community. For all his flaws, no one ever called him a traitor — until September.Read More


Big Tech Wakes Up to Hate Speech Threat After #GoodJew Ruling in Europe

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Big Tech Wakes Up to Hate Speech Threat After #GoodJew Ruling in Europe
A little over a year after a French court forced Twitter to remove some anti-Semitic content, experts say the ruling has had a ripple effect, leading other Internet companies to act more aggressively against hate speech in an effort to avoid lawsuits.Read More


Meet the Yiddish-Speaking Grandmothers Who Retired as Amsterdam Prostitutes

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Meet the Yiddish-Speaking Grandmothers Who Retired as Amsterdam Prostitutes
Martine and Louise Fokkens sound like any other Jewish grandmothers. But the Amsterdam sisters retired after 50 years of working as prostitutes in the city’s famed red light district.Read More



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