For Samantha Power, Support for Israel Is Deeply Personal — and Proven

Samantha Power is quick to point out her son’s Jewish heritage. But the U.N. envoy pick doesn’t rely on atmospherics alone to win over skeptical supporters of Israel.

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Offering a Lifeline for Growing Number of Jewish Hungry and Poor

A new report finds growing poverty among Jews. The Met Council and an anti-hunger group called Masbia are working to address the problem with dignity.

Help for Needy Holocaust Survivors In Doubt as Donor Conference Scrapped

Dignitaries made solemn pledges — in the name of the Terezin concentration camp — to aid needy Holocaust survivors. But four years later, there is little to show for all the talk.

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German Parliament Passes Anti-Semitism Measure

The German Bundestag today approved a resolution vowing to combat anti-Semitism and support Jewish life in Germany, and to deepen the country’s special relationship with Israel.

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Jewish Women Declare Victory on Supreme Court BRCA Gene Mutation Case

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a private company cannot patent human genes. For Jewish breast cancer advocates, that is cause for celebration — and more work.

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