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Suriname 'Righteous' Cited for Saving Dutch Jews From Nazis

By JTA

Israel’s Holocaust remembrance authority named a Surinamese who risked his life to save Dutch Jews as a Righteous among the Nations.Read More


French Man Gets $1,300 Fine for Doing Quenelle

By JTA

A tribunal fined and handed a suspended sentence to a man who made the quenelle gesture in front of a French synagogue’s Holocaust memorial plaque.Read More


Uman Hasidic Pilgrims May Carry Ebola Virus, Ukraine Official Claims

By JTA

A Ukrainian health official warned that Jewish pilgrims converging in Uman may bring with them the Ebola virus and other epidemics.Read More


Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Draws Smaller Crowd

By JTA

Hundreds of people participated in Jerusalem’s 13th annual Gay Pride parade, down from previous years.Read More


Angelina Jolie Breast Surgery Doubles Women Taking Cancer Gene Test

By Reuters

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie’s decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday.Read More


Neiman Marcus Settles Worker's 'Jewland' Suit

By JTA

Luxury department store Neiman Marcus settled a discrimination lawsuit with a former employee who claimed that he was fired for being Jewish and gay.Read More


Israel Warns Against Anti-ISIS Alliance With Iran

By Ron Kampeas

Saying a nuclear Iran would be a “thousand times” greater threat to the world than ISIS, Israel’s ambassador to the United States warned against including Iran in any coalition to derail the jihadist group.Read More


Austrian Officials Quit Over Nazi 'Basement' Party

By Reuters

Two conservative town council members in eastern Austria have resigned from their posts and left the People’s Party after a documentary film showed them singing and toasting one another in a basement room filled with Nazi memorabilia.Read More


Arab Bank Never Financed Terrorism, Lawyer Says

By JTA

A lawyer for Arab Bank, which is accused of providing financial services to Hamas, told a Brooklyn federal court that the bank never helped finance terrorism.Read More


Hasidic Candidate Loses in New York Statewide Race

By JTA

A man believed to be the first Hasidic candidate to run for any statewide office conceded in a close race for the New York State Assembly.Read More


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