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The infamous Baba Yar massacre took place on September 29-30, 1941, in a ravine outside the city of Kiev in the Ukraine. Over 33,000 Jewish men, women and children were murdered in the space of 48 hours by the Einsatzgruppen …

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By PAUL WIEDER Associate Editor Hillel C. Neuer of UN Watch delivers the keynote speech at the Jewish Federation Annual Meeting. (Photo by Robert F. Kusel) A year of challenges, solutions and celebration of an abiding commitment to Israel and …

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By: Saul Jay Singer Published: September 15th, 2016   Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), who designed more than 1,000 structures and is widely recognized as the most influential architect of all time, was also an interior designer, writer, and educator. He …

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September 20, 2016 Art exhibit on display at Luther College Oct. 21-Dec. 5 When memorializing a horrific event in histor y, it is often difficult to see beyond the defining darkness and tragedy. Yet it is often within the context …

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By Associated Press August 31, 2016 | 12:23pm Modal Trigger Joseph Harmatz sits in his apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel, on May 23. Photo: AP TEL AVIV, Israel — Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors …

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By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com September 06, 2016 at 4:00 PM, updated September 06, 2016 at 11:17 PM It’s not always easy to talk about history—not the most wrenching and shameful periods, the heinous events and people without conscience …

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By Christine Giordano Aug 24, 2016 The designer tells BAZAAR.com how she rose from the holocaust ghettos to become one of the most successful brands in handbag history. At 95, Judith Leiber carefully walks down an aisle of her palladian-style …

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CARLO WOLFF | STAFF REPORTER cwolff@cjn.org Even if German authorities track down all surviving Nazi operatives and convict them as accessories to the murder of Jews in World War II, such work will not be done, German lawyers involved in …

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 By Linze Rice | August 26 Ben Scheinkopf Facebook/Cisco Diaz WEST RIDGE — After 60 years serving Chicago’s North Side, Ben “The Barber” Scheinkopf’s California Avenue barber shop has closed. A sign on the door signed by “Benny the Barber,” a 96-year-old …

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New investigation into newborns abducted from Yemenite families reveals practice may have gone beyond Middle Eastern Jewish communities By Raoul Wootliff August 14, 2016, 1:06 pm Stories of babies “disappeared” from Yemenite families by Israel in the early years of …

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