India’s Jewish ‘Lost Tribe’ Faces Hard Times in Israel

According to ethnographers and Israeli geneticists who have investigated the matter — and even most members of his own ethnic group in India — Hanoch Haokip’s claim to be descended from one of Israel’s so-called “Lost Tribes” is, at best, highly debatable.

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Teenage Whiz Creates Bot To Fight Unfair Parking Tickets — and It’s Winning!

Jewish Stanford student Joshua Browder created a chatbot to take on unfair parking tickets — and it’s winning.

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That Time a Jewess Joined the Daughters of the American Revolution

Abigail Minis was a widow, in her eighties and Jewish, but that didn’t stop her from doing her part to fight the British during the Revolutionary War. She put her skills and resources as an innkeeper to use and paid for food for soldiers fighting for American independence in 1779 in Savannah, Georgia.

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Elie Wiesel, the Moral Force Who Made Sure We Will Never Forget Evil of Holocaust

Elie Wiesel, the world’s best known and most influential Holocaust survivor, is no longer. More than anyone else, he changed the status of survivors from victims to witnesses with a moral mission, writes Michael Berenbaum.

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor and Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87

Activist and writer Elie Wiesel, the World War Two death camp survivor who won a Nobel Peace Prize for becoming the life-long voice of millions of Holocaust victims, has died, Israel’s Holocaust memorial Yad Vashem said on Saturday.

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