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Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France's next president

(JTA) -- Supporters of Emmanuel Macron were not alone in cheering his victory Sunday in the first round of France’s presidential elections.

Monday 04/24/2017
What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal
Posted: April 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Trump administration last week endorsed a narrative long promoted by critics of the Iran nuclear deal: It’s North Korea all over again.

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Monday 04/17/2017
An incredible Holocaust escape story, proven by science
Posted: April 17, 2017

LOS ANGELES (JTA) – A one-hour TV program airing next week on PBS links an incredible Holocaust escape story to advanced scientific techniques.

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Anne Frank's final days, as told by her former classmate
Posted: April 17, 2017

Looking through the barbed wire of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, 14-year-old Nanette Konig could barely recognize her friend and classmate from Amsterdam, Anne Frank.

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Sunday 04/16/2017
Chabad rabbi beaten in Ukraine dies of injuries 6 months after attack
Posted: April 16, 2017

A Chabad rabbi who was severely beaten six months ago at a train station in the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir has died.

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Monday 04/10/2017
Krav Maga, an Israeli martial art, is trending in Paris
Posted: April 10, 2017

PARIS — In a dark alley in a poor suburb of this city, five men with violence on their minds closed in fast on 17-year-old Netanel Azoulay and his older brother, Yaakov.

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Recalling lessons of Passover, Israelis pray for their Syrian ‘enemies’
Posted: April 10, 2017

TEL AVIV (JTA) – At a Shabbat service in Tel Aviv on Friday evening, congregants recited the mourner’s prayer for those killed in Syria’s civil war.

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
Israeli firm to provide drinking water — from the air — for India and Vietnam
Posted: April 05, 2017

TEL AVIV  — An Israeli company whose technology made a splash at last week’s AIPAC conference has signed deals to produce drinking water — by extracting it from the air — in India and Vietnam, two countries that have long faced shortages.

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Wednesday 03/29/2017
Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, neonatologist
Posted: March 29, 2017

Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport, a German neonatologist who passed her doctoral defense exam nearly eight decades after she was denied the opportunity by the Nazis, has died at 104.

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Wednesday 02/08/2017
Marine Le Pen: French Jews should sacrifice yarmulke in struggle against radical Islam
Posted: February 08, 2017

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said French Jews should give up the wearing of yarmulkes as part of the country’s struggle to defeat radical Islam.

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