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  • Uruguayan Jews newly impoverished

    Surging Jewish poverty in Uruguay has forced the four traditionally independent Jewish communities in the country – Ashkenazi, Sephardi, German and Hungarian – to share resources. The newly unified community has now opened its first joint project, a cente

  • Hillel kids help Uruguayan poor

    While some of their peers were relaxing in Cancun or Miami, a group of American college students took part in an Alternative Spring Break hosted by Hillel of Montevideo, Uruguay. The students worked in a soup kitchen, painted, gardened, spoke with local r

  • U.S. Jews try to strip Arafat of Nobel Prize

    Frustrated by what they consider Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s renewed embrace of violence, a group of young American Jewish professionals has launched an Internet petition demanding that Arafat be stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize he w

  • U.S. Jews try to strip Arafat of Nobel Prize

    Frustrated by what they consider Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s renewed embrace of violence, a group of young American Jewish professionals has launched an Internet petition demanding that Arafat be stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize he w

  • Student interns clash over Zionist programming

    NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (JTA) — To Adina East, the escalating violence in Israel serves as “a red flag that now we have to start doing something” to show support for the Jewish state. A junior at Queens College in New York, East was one of 67 college students who were part of the Hillels…

  • N.Y. seniors see Chagall’s art, learn about Germany

    NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (JTA) — Albert Mozell and his wife, Bina, recently visited the Jewish Museum here to see an exhibition of paintings by Marc Chagall — but they got a lot more than just an organized tour. When Germany’s consul general in New York, Bernhard von der Planitz, rose to speak, the Mozells…

  • U.S. Jews try to strip Arafat of Nobel Prize

    NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (JTA) — Frustrated by what they consider Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s renewed embrace of violence, a group of young American Jewish professionals has launched an Internet petition to revoke Arafat’s Nobel Peace Prize. Located at www.revoketheprize.org, the petition asks “all people of morality and good faith to stand up and…

  • U.S. Jews try to strip Arafat of Nobel Prize

    Frustrated by what they consider Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s renewed embrace of violence, a group of young American Jewish professionals has launched an Internet petition demanding that Arafat be stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize he w

  • U.S. Jews try to strip Arafat of Nobel Prize

    Frustrated by what they consider Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s renewed embrace of violence, a group of young American Jewish professionals has launched an Internet petition demanding that Arafat be stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize he w

  • N.Y. seniors see Chagall’s art, learn about Germany

    NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (JTA) — Albert Mozell and his wife, Bina, recently visited the Jewish Museum here to see an exhibition of paintings by Marc Chagall — but they got a lot more than just an organized tour. When Germany’s consul general in New York, Bernhard von der Planitz, rose to speak, the Mozells…