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Je Suis Charlie: 10 Heartbreaking Cartoons

After yesterday's attack on the Paris headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, cartoonists draw to commemorate victims.

01/08/2015
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In the wake of the attack yesterday on the Paris headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine that left at least 12 people dead, cartoonists from around the world commemorate the victims in the most appropriate way: drawing. These 10 cartoons, circulated via social media, express in images what is difficult to communicate in words. 

 

Paris Jewish Institutions At Maximum Alert Following Charlie Hebdo Attack

01/08/2015
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Jewish institutions in the Paris region have upped their level of security to the maximum following the deadly attack at the Charlie Hebdo offices.

Jewish Cartoonist Georges Wolinski Among 12 Dead In Paris Shooting

01/07/2015
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An attack on the Paris headquarters of a French satirical magazine has left at least 12 people dead, including the Jewish caricaturist Georges Wolinski.

At Least 12 Killed In Attack On French Satirical Magazine

01/07/2015
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At least 12 people died in an attack on the Paris headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine.

Fire Started In Synagogue Near Paris

01/06/2015
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Unidentified individuals started a fire inside a synagogue near Paris and drew a swastika on its wall.

U.S. Raps Israel’s Decision To Freeze Palestinian Tax Revenues

01/06/2015
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The Obama administration came out against Israel’s decision to freeze some $125 million in Palestinian tax revenues in response to the Palestinian Authority’s request to join the International Criminal Court.

Bess Myerson, First Jewish Miss America, Dies at 90

In the wake of the Holocaust, her September 1945 win gave American Jews hope.

01/05/2015
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Bess Myerson, the first and thus far only Jewish winner of the Miss America Pageant, died at age 90 on Dec. 14 at her home in Santa Monica, C.A. According to the New York Times, her death, which was not publicly announced, was confirmed on Monday by public records.

Bess Myerson dies at age 90. Via Kvie.org

Abbas: Palestinians Will Resubmit Statehood Resolution

01/05/2015
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Jerusalem — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said the Palestinians will resubmit a statehood resolution to the United Nations Security Council.

Israel's Photoshop Law Hits The Runway

In a first, models with a BMI of less than 18.5 are banned from the catwalk, photo shoots and ad campaigns.

01/05/2015
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The Israeli fashion industry seems to be all about that bass. 

Israeli models must have a BMI of over 18.5. Getty Images.

1.5 Million Visitors To Auschwitz Museum In ’14 Sets Mark

01/05/2015
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More than 1.5 million people visited the former Auschwitz concentration camp in 2014, setting a record.

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