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A French survivor seeks honors for his Rosh Hashanah rescuers

A French survivor seeks honors for his Rosh Hashanah rescuers

On the eve of the Jewish New Year in 1942, Jacques Stuzalft, then 10, was led to a train station for deportation to Auschwitz. Now he is working to get recognition for 24 heroes from the SNCF railway firm who saved him and dozens more.

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Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin at a news conference in New York City at which Weiner acknowledged that he engaged in lewd online conversations with a woman after his resignation from Congress, July 23, 2013.(John Moore/Getty Images)

Anthony Weiner under investigation for alleged sexting with a minor


A protestor speaking into a megaphone as pro-Israeli counter protesters wave Israeli flags during a demonstration against Israel's military operations in the Gaza Strip, in Los Angeles, California, Aug. 2, 2014 (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)


We need dialogue, not demagoguery, when it comes to Israel

Sand Storm

Oscars 2017: In first, Israel selects all-Arabic film as its foreign language entry

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United States

American Jewish Population Project

Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states

In one closely-watched Pennsylvania county, Jewish adults make up an above-average percentage of the population.

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Israel & Middle East


Mahmoud Abbas UN


The Abbas approach explains the failure to make peace

The Palestinian leader's statement before the U.N. General Assembly this week revived old hatreds more than it broke new ground, writes the national director of the Anti-Defamation League.

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This Jewish biographer is behind Broadway’s hip-hop ‘Hamilton’

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Csanad Szegedi

Former far-right Hungarian politician with Jewish roots says he is moving to Israel

Csanad Szegedi quit the "openly anti-Semitic" Jobbik party in 2012 after revealing his Jewish roots.

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83-Year-Old Ruth Bader Ginsburg Does 20 Push-Ups a Day. Holy Sh*t.

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Rosh Hashanah Staples You Can Buy at Costco


The Best German Jewish Woman Writer You’ve Never Heard Of

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Life & Culture

Danny Fields, center, without black jacket, with the members of The Ramones. (Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

The Jewish impresario behind the Ramones, the Doors and other rock legends

Danny Fields, who worked with many of the most influential bands of the '60s and '70s, is the subject of a new documentary.

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