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07/01/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

The Jews of Hungary marked a little-known anniversary recently — the start of the Jewish community’s forced relocation into “Yellow-Star Houses” during the Nazis’ wartime occupation.

06/24/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

On one recent Friday night, the people sitting at some 80 long tables in Hangar 11 of the Tel Aviv Port made kiddush.

Then they made history.

06/17/2014 | | Editor And Publisher | Lens

Bret Stephens, the Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign affairs columnist for the Wall Street Journal, wondered aloud last Thursday evening, “When will Israel be more a state than a cause?”

06/10/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Many weeks during the year, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein finds himself in rural, impoverished areas of the former Soviet Union, delivering food packages and good cheer to aging members of the Jewish community.

06/03/2014 | | Editor And Publisher | Lens

Two North American-born professors living in Jerusalem agreed, sadly, that anti-Semitism is still a major factor in the wildly disproportionate and negative actions and attitudes toward the Jewish state on the international scene.

05/27/2014 | | Lens

Once, when asked by an interviewer about what he believed to be his greatest gift, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel replied, “My ability to be surprised.”