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Walter Sobel, synagogue architect, dies

Walter Sobel, architect of synagogues, courthouses, and private homes, died June 11. He was 100.  

11/25/2014 12:18:49 PM

Living history through the eyes of Soviet Holocaust survivors

Practically every Russian-speaking Jewish family in the Chicago area lost loved ones in the...

11/25/2014 12:12:47 PM

Lessons from Kristallnacht

The 76th anniversary of "Kristallnacht," or "Night of Broken Glass," causes me to pause to...

10/30/2014 3:13:46 PM

ADL reports ‘dramatic surge’ in anti-Jewish violence

When a Turkish owner of a cafe near the Belgian city of Liege puts up a poster that welcomes dogs...

8/27/2014 10:38:07 AM

A little luck

It's hard to believe that if my maternal grandma Tessie Luck were alive today, she would have...

7/8/2014 1:45:35 PM

JUF’s King David Society travels to Morocco

"A JUF Mission is one of the most interesting ways to see the world."

5/29/2014 11:23:23 AM

We stand in solidarity with Jews worldwide in condemning attacks in Belgium and France

The attacks perpetrated over the weekend against people inside and in proximity to...

5/28/2014 10:53:59 AM

Baku and Istanbul: A Tale of Two Cities

I recently took part in the Jewish Federations of North American National Young Leadership Cabinet...

5/14/2014 4:19:30 PM

Ukraine: Kiev Jews set up self-defense unit

(JTA) - Ukrainian Jews with combat skills formed an intervention unit to stop anti-Semitic...

5/8/2014 2:24:44 PM

French anti-Semitism and French aliyah skyrocket on parallel tracks

Last year, 40 percent of all racist violence perpetrated in France targeted Jews. 

5/7/2014 9:48:25 AM

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