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The Dark Forces Behind the Balfour Declaration — And Its Lasting Legacy

Why does the Balfour Declaration, written in 1917 during the darkest days of World War I, still tug at our elbow, insisting we pay attention to it even today?Click here for the rest of the article... ... [Published Forward - 6 hours ago]
Entities: World War I
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In Muslim Kosovo, Lingering Jews Stake Claim To Country's Past — And Future

Centuries Old Community Has Dwindled to Only A Few DozenBy Ron KampeasPublished August 23, 2014.(JTA) — Boxing Club Prishtina is a squat building on a narrow street around the corner from the parliament in the heart of Kosovo’s capital city.Around the ... [Published Forward - 6 hours ago]
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Hitler and Stalin Sign Pact Turning the Tide of War

Jewish Children Gassed in Auschwitz on Rosh HashanahBusatti/Forward associationThe Voice of Uman: Native of Uman, Ukraine, violinist Eli Spivak, studied music in Paris and Manchester, England, before founding the Eli Spivak String Quartet, the first ensemble ... [Published Forward - 15 hours ago]
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The Beatles Take New York

A Philandering Husband Leaves Wife in Poverty Published August 23, 2014, issue of August 29, 2014 .1914 • 100 years agoA No-Goodnik in BrownsvilleIn July we reported how Max Kaplan, a children’s pants manufacturer in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, ... [Published Forward - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Who Leaked Israel's Top-Secret Briefing About Reoccupying Gaza?

Prime Suspect? Prime Minister.By J.J. GoldbergPublished August 22, 2014.Six weeks into a Gaza conflict that continually lurches from cease-fire to live fire and back again, Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is facing what could turn into the ... [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

A New Literary Take On Soviet-Jewish Immigration

Yelena Akhtiorskaya's 'Panic in a Suitcase' Is Surprisingly WoolfianSara schatzSuitcase Full of Pleasures: Akhtiorskaya meanders from perspective to perspective, paying close attention to small but crucial moments.By Yevgeniya TrapsPublished August 22, ... [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

In WWI, Jews Fought for Britain. So Why Didn't Britain Fight for Jews?

By 1918, Attempt at Assimilation Had Failedwikimedia commonsBy Liam Hoare Published August 22, 2014, issue of August 29, 2014 .“Britain has been all she could be to Jews” — a recruitment poster issued at the beginning of World War I reads — “Jews will ... [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

‘Righteous’ Medal Returned, But Drama of Saved Family Continues

Relatives Disagree With Dutchman's Decision — But They Get ItYad VashemBy Naomi ZeveloffPublished August 21, 2014.Jerusalem — When 91-year-old Henk Zanoli protested Israel’s war in Gaza by returning the medal he’d received from the state for rescuing ... [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
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The Incredible History of Jewish Smuggling

From Kosher Wine to Ecstasy, Some of Our Best BootlegsCourtesy of Southern Foodway AllianceWine for the Tribe: During Prohibition, Jews mostly sold illegal alcohol to other Jews.By Gabe FriedmanPublished August 21, 2014.A Jew arrives at Israel’s Haifa ... [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
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How I Smuggled a Shul

How Kosher Slivovitz Secured the Furniture of a Ra'anana Congregationcourtesty of Shlomo LibermanDuty Free Shul: Much of the furniture of the Lechu Neranena congregation in Ra’anana, Israel, was smuggled from Sweden.By Shlomo LibermanPublished August ... [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Furniture, Israel, Sweden
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hamas Admits It Kidnapped 3 Israeli Teens

Organization Had Previously Denied ResponsibilityBy Sigal SamuelPublished August 20, 2014.A senior Hamas official has admitted that the organization’s military wing was behind the kidnapping of the three Israeli boys — Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, ... [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]
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Should Rabbis Proselytize Non-Jewish Spouses? A Response to JTSA Chancellor Arnold Eisen

The Trouble with Celebrating American Diversity & Jewish ExceptionalismArnold Eisen, chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, the spiritual and intellectual center of the Conservative Movement, recently published an interesting ... [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]

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Hitler and Stalin Sign Pact Turning the Tide of... [Published Forward - 15 hours ago]
The Beatles Take New York [Published Forward - 20 hours ago]
In WWI, Jews Fought for Britain. So Why Didn't ... [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
A New Literary Take On Soviet-Jewish Immigration [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
Who Leaked Israel's Top-Secret Briefing About R... [Published Forward - Aug 22 2014]
The Incredible History of Jewish Smuggling [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
‘Righteous’ Medal Returned, But Drama of Saved ... [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
How I Smuggled a Shul [Published Forward - Aug 21 2014]
Hamas Admits It Kidnapped 3 Israeli Teens [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]
Should Rabbis Proselytize Non-Jewish Spouses? A... [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]
Why Are Jews At Higher Risk For Pancreatic Cancer? [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]
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Man Wrongly Convicted of New York City Rabbi's ... [Published Forward - Aug 20 2014]
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Philly Shul Historian Found Dead in Home [Published Forward - Aug 19 2014]
My In-Laws Won't Stop Criticizing Israel [Published Forward - Aug 19 2014]
Leonard Fein Took Us Beyond False Dichotomies [Published Forward - Aug 19 2014]
Why Jews Should Care About Ferguson [Published Forward - Aug 19 2014]
Martin Luther King's Dangerous Friendship [Published Forward - Aug 19 2014]
Israel Envoy to UK Visits 'Israel-Free' Zone [Published Forward - Aug 18 2014]
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