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Try not to cry during this Oscar-nominated film about a Holocaust survivor and his violin

Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman hasn’t written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on Feb. 28. Not to jinx things or appear overconfident, Cooperman told JTA in a telephone interview, but “on the chance it happens, for fear of leaving someone out.” More...

JCC bomb threat probe hindered by tech disguises

NEW YORK – A person calls a Jewish institution, makes a bomb threat and hangs up. The call lasts no more than a minute, the caller’s voice is disguised and the call is made to look as if it came from inside the building.  How do you catch the culprit?  More...

Palestinians file first challenge to Israeli legalization of West Bank outposts

JERUSALEM (JTA) ­– Palestinian entities have petitioned Israel’s Supreme Court to overturn a controversial new law that retroactively legalizes settler homes built on private Palestinian land.  More...

Israel left off list of ‘underreported’ terrorist acts

(JTA) – No attacks in Israel were included on a list of 78 “underreported” terrorist attacks released by the White House. The list, which includes attacks around the world from September 2014 to December 2016, was released Feb.  More...

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