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World News

Genesis Prize funds groups looking to close Israel’s stubborn gender gap

TEL AVIV – Hundreds of women, representing dozens of organizations, sat in the auditorium in this city’s Yitzhak Rabin Center listening to speaker after speaker stand and deliver paeans to feminism. In response, the women clapped raucously.  More...

Sweden to create its first Holocaust museum

(JTA) – Sweden has plans to build its first Holocaust museum with a focus on Holocaust survivors from the Scandinavian country and a center devoted to the diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. Announcing the decision to create the museum, Swedish Minister of Social Affairs and Sports Minister Annika Strandhall said on Twitter that the news “feels more important than ever.”  More...

New Israeli demographics released ahead of New Year

(JNS) – Since last Rosh Hashanah, Israel’s population has grown by 162,000 people, to 8.907 million citizens, according to data published by the Central Bureau of Statistics.  More...

Monica Lewinsky cuts short Jerusalem interview after question about Clinton apology

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Monica Lewinsky, an antibullying advocate who gained fame for her affair with Bill Clinton while serving as a White House intern, cut short a live interview in Jerusalem after the first question was about the former president.  More...

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