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  • In Belarus, Jews seek out roots

    MOGHILEV, Belarus, Jan. 15 (JTA) — Victor Shpuntov struggled to find the words in English. He had not spoken the language since his school days some 20 years ago, and his frustration was showing. “I understand about being Jewish,” Shpuntov eventually stammered. An engineer from Moghilev, a town in southern Belarus, Shpuntov was talking about…