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Deport ex-Nazi guard, NY Congress members urge Tillerson

(JTA) ­– The entire New York congressional delegation has sent a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to deport a former Nazi concentration camp guard.  Jakiw Palij, 92, of Queens, was a guard at the Trawniki concentration camp in Nazioccupied Poland in 1943.  More...

Jewish lawmaker who opposed Iran deal leads push to have Trump abide by agreement

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Rep. Ted Deutch, D-FL and a senior House Democrat who opposed the Iran nuclear deal, is leading an effort to persuade President Donald Trump to abide by the agreement.  More...

Study: Early term babies at greater risk for diabetes

BEER-SHEVA, Israel – Early term deliveries impact babies’ long-term health with increased risk of diabetes and obesity-related illnesses as well as a shortened life span, according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.  More...

NY Federation, Miami WIZO send planes with aid to Puerto Rico; one returns with New Yorker in time for his son’s wedding

(JTA) – UJA-Federation of New York have delivered a planeload of humanitarian supplies to the JCC in Puerto Rico and returned a stranded retired New York firefighter in time for his son’s wedding.  More...

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