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04/27/2015

To contribute, contact:

American Jewish World Service, 45 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018

Jewish Federations of North America, 25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004

UJA-Federation of New York, 130 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022.

Hundreds of people gather in Queens to light candles for the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Getty Images

U.S. Accidentally Killed Jewish Hostage In Al-Qaida Raid, White House Says

04/23/2015

U.S. forces accidentally killed Warren Weinstein, the Jewish-American government contractor who had been held hostage by al-Qaida since 2011, the White House acknowledged.

Warren Weinstein, who had been held hostage by al-Qaida, was killed along with Italian hostage Giovanni Lo Porto. (YouTube

Survivor Confronts Nazi Guard At Trial

Indiana’s Eva Kor, face to face with Oskar Groening during recess in German court.

04/23/2015
Staff Writer

It happened during the lunch recess Tuesday, the first day of the trial in Germany of the former Auschwitz guard being tried on 300,000 counts of complicity in the murder of Hungarian Jews who were sent to the gas chambers in the summer of 1944.

Eva Kor approaching Oskar Groening during a recess in trial of Auschwitz guard. Courtesy of Eva Kor

Major Clinton Foundation Backer, A Supporter Of Jewish Causes, Trades With Iran

04/22/2015

Washington — The largest single donor to the Clinton Foundation, a Ukrainian businessman who backs Jewish causes, reportedly also trades with Iran, according to Newsweek.

U.S. Diplomat Apologizes For FBI Director’s Remarks About Polish Wartime Behavior

04/21/2015

The U.S. ambassador to Poland apologized for the FBI director’s comments about Poles being accomplices in the Holocaust.

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, Prominent Modern Orthodox Scholar, Dies

04/21/2015

Jerusalem — Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, a leader of the national religious movement in Israel and a prominent modern Orthodox scholar, has died.

Elio Toaff, Chief Rabbi Of Rome For 51 Years, Dies At 99

04/20/2015

Rome — Elio Toaff, the chief rabbi of Rome for 51 years, has died, two weeks before his 100th birthday.

Senate Panel Approves Congressional Review Of Iran Deal

04/15/2015

Washington — A key Senate committee approved a bill mandating congressional review of any Iran nuclear deal, and the White House said it would not block the measure.

Putin Lifts Ban On Russian Air Defense Missile Sales To Iran

04/14/2015

President Vladimir Putin of Russia lifted a ban on the sale of an advanced Russian missile defense system that could reinforce Iran’s defense of its nuclear facilities.

Vandalism Strikes Jewish Deli In Copenhagen

04/13/2015

 A Jewish deli and kosher supermarket in Copenhagen was vandalized.

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