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02/04/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

A new military base in northern Israel received some additional protection last week — some spiritual protection.

A Torah scroll donated by the International Young Israel Movement was dedicated at an Iron Dome missile unit, under the Israel Air Force command, which was established last month in the Haifa area. The base was set up in case long-range missiles are fired by Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon.

01/28/2014 | | Lens

For many decades, the Nazis’ murder of six million European Jews was marked on different dates in different countries on the continent, based on significant wartime dates in each land.

01/21/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Following the breakup of the Soviet Union nearly 25 years ago, the Jewish population of Grodno, in Belarus, like all others behind the former Iron Curtain, started to rebuild itself.

01/14/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Following the breakup of the Soviet Union nearly 25 years ago, the Jewish population of Grodno, in Belarus, like all others behind the former Iron Curtain, started to rebuild itself.

01/07/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

A spiny, 3-inch snail made big news in Jerusalem the other day.

During an all-day conference at the Begin Heritage Center, some 350 people heard lectures by an all-star international lineup — including rabbis and scientists, lawyers and political leaders — discussing the murex trunculus, and what comes out of it.

12/31/2013 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Sixty-seven years after it mysteriously disappeared after the Nuremberg Trials, the diary of a member of Adolf Hitler’s inner circle recently turned up in the home of a scholar who lives near Niagara Falls.