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  • Refugees´ ship sinking marked

    The 61st anniversary of a ship of Jewish refugees that sunk near Palestine was recently commemorated in Prague.

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    PRAGUE, June 3 (JTA) — A right-wing extremist group is taking Czech President Vaclav Havel to court for accepting an ice hockey shirt bearing the number 18 — which in neo-Nazi code represents the initials of Adolf Hitler. The Prague Jewish Community views the lawsuit as part of a counter attack against its recent announcement…

  • Havel sued over “Hitler” hockey shirt

    PRAGUE, June 3 (JTA) — A right-wing extremist group is taking Czech President Vaclav Havel to court for accepting an ice hockey shirt bearing the number 18 — which in neo-Nazi code represents the initials of Adolf Hitler. The Prague Jewish Community views the lawsuit as part of a counter attack against its recent announcement…

  • Slovak Jews bring Germany to court

    PRAGUE, March 20 (JTA) — With only days to go before Slovak Jews take on the German state in a Berlin courtroom, Jewish community leaders in Slovakia have found a key document that could help them win their case. The Central Union of Jewish Religious Communities, based in the Slovak capital of Bratislava, hopes to…