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June 14, 2013  RSS feed
World News

Nearly 70 years after liberation, Holocaust memorials still proliferate

NEW YORK – No earth was moved last month at the groundbreaking of one of the nation’s newest Holocaust memorials.  Instead, the gatherers stood silently, symbolic shovels in hand, on the immaculate lawn where the privately funded $400,000 monument will soon rise. A succession of speakers delivered somber homilies remembering one of the darkest chapters in human history.  More...

Israeli ambassador takes unusual step of praising US nominee for UN envoy

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Samantha Power, President Obama’s nominee for United Nations envoy, cares deeply about Israel’s security needs, the Israeli ambassador to Washington said.  More...

Putin: Books transfer should put Lubavitch dispute to rest

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the transfer of Jewish texts claimed by the Chabad movement to a newly opened Jewish museum should put to rest a dispute with the movement and the United States.  The move should “put an end to this problem once and for all.” the Reuters news agency quoted Putin as saying, while touring the new museum.  More...

Two AJC lectures upcoming in Sarasota

A lecture on anti-Semitism in Europe and another on American Jewry since World War II will be presented in June and July in Sarasota by two directors of the American Jewish Committee (AJC).  More...

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