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Being Marc Chagall's Granddaughter Is Gift and Burden for Manhattan Florist

By Paul Berger

Having a very famous relative can be a gift for Bella Meyer. But the Manhattan florist is also careful to forge her own artistic path.Read More


Rabbi Tries To Squelch 'Register Jews' Story — But It Won't Die

By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alastair Macdonald

A Ukrainian rabbi whose congregation was the target of an anti-Semitic leaflet wants to put the matter to rest. But the ‘register Jews’ controversy won’t die.Read More


Yuli Kosharovsky, Soviet Jewry's 'Man Behind the Scenes,' Dies at 72

By Laura Bialis

Yuli Kosharovsky, one of the leaders of the refusenik movement in the Soviet Union, has died in a fall from a tree. Laura Bialis remembers her friend and hero.Read More


Seeking Jewish Future in Small Latin American Towns

By Natalie Schachar

The youthful group of 60 drew their chairs around tables strewn with jars of markers and the occasional Rubik’s Cube, nearby chalkboards at the ready for jotting down big ideas.Read More


Jewish Groups Resume Dialogue With Churches After Israel Aid Schism

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish and mainline Protestant groups held the first face-to-face meeting in 18 months. The groups’ move ended a feud over the church’s criticism of U.S. aid to Israel.Read More


Alan Gross Case Gets New Push From Hunger Strike

By Ron Kampeas

Alan Gross did not warn his family he was launching a hunger strike, but hearing the news, they understood why: The U.S. government subcontractor languishing in a Cuban prison feels forgotten.Read More


Who Is To Blame for Pamphlets Ordering Ukraine Jews To 'Register'?

By Paul Berger

For months, Russia has wielded charges of anti-Semitism to undermine and discredit Ukraine’s pro-Western interim government. Now it’s the Kremlin’s turn to feel the heat.Read More


South Dakota's Tiny Hillel Embraces Messianic Jews

By Derek Kwait

South Dakota State University’s Hillel is more than the only Jewish cultural club in the entire state. It’s also unique in that half its members are Messianic Jews.Read More


Hungary Jews Fret as Vote Signals Shift to Right

By Daniella Cheslow

Hungary’s elections saw big gains for the far-right Jobbik party. But the bigger threat to Jews may come from the ruling conservative party and its staunch nationalism.Read More


Neo-Nazi's Bloody Rampage Little Surprise to Those Who Track Extremists

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Police called the Overland Park shooting a bolt from the blue. But hate group watchers say they’ve been tracking Ku Klux Klan suspect Frazier Glenn Miller for decades.Read More





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