Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will “be doing a great service to our country,” if his election leads to Lena Dunham moving to Canada.
The story of Chiune Sugihara – the Japanese consul in Kovno, Lithuania, who disobeyed his government’s orders in 1940 and issued transit visas through Japan to thousands of Jews seeking to flee war-torn Europe — wasn’t widely known until 1985, when Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial authority, honored him as one of the Righteous Among the Nations.3
The Metropolitan Opera has reported that music director James Levine will be retiring. Benjamin Ivry considers some possible successors, including Jewish maestros Emmanuel Krivine and Ivan Fischer.
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