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Ukrainians welcomed in Israel with kittens and paperwork

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JERUSALEM – A ballroom at Jerusalem’s Caesar Hotel on Jaffa Road was strikingly quiet, considering that it was Purim in the rest of the...

5 reflections from Buenos Aires on 30th anniversary of Israeli embassy bombing

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By Juan Melamed BUENOS AIRES — In the center of this city, promptly at 2:50 p.m. local time on March 17, a siren called out....

In appeal to Israel, Zelensky invokes the ‘final solution’

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In a searing 12-minute speech addressing the “people of Israel,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky likened the “final solution” the Nazis sought to impose on...

WATCH: Rabbi Julia Gris on her escape from Ukraine

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjBDmQ0vdew&t=3979s Rabbi Julia Gris, Reform rabbi of Shirat ha-yam in Odessa, Ukraine, speaks on March 6 about her escape to Poland. This is her prayer for...

For Putin, this war is personal

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“No one since Stalin has had power in Russia like Putin does,” said Stephen Blank, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s...

Philadelphia Jewish Exponent sold to Mid-Atlantic Media

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Mid-Atlantic Media, LLC, bought, effective Feb. 28, the 135-year-old Jewish Exponent from the Jewish Publishing Group, a subsidiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater...

As Russian siege wears on, Jews left behind in Ukrainian cities face grim conditions

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Shelter, vital supplies, and escape from besieged cities: these are the keys to survival many Ukrainian Jews are seeking as the Russian invasion enters...

For many Jews watching Ukraine’s war, Volodymyr Zelensky is a ‘modern Maccabee’

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By Philissa Cramer One week ago, Jews outside of Ukraine knew Volodymyr Zelensky as the world leader on the other end of the “perfect phone...

Ukrainian Jews, scarred by a bloody history, find themselves refugees once again

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Across Ukraine, Jews are engaging in a historically Jewish experience: becoming refugees. And hundreds of them from Odessa have headed to an unlikely destination, the...

Amnesty International accuses Israel of apartheid

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Amnesty International on Tuesday became the latest human rights organization to describe Israel’s activities in relation to Palestinians as “apartheid” when it released a...