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David I. Klein

    Never before seen footage of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising unearthed

    For the last 80 years, the only way to see images of Jews rising up against their captors in the Warsaw Ghetto has been from the perspective of Germans, who took the...

    Pope Benedict was an enigma for Jews

    ROME — Jewish groups are among those marking the death of Benedict XVI, the Catholic pontiff who died Dec. 31 at 95, a decade after shocking the world by becoming the...

    In Turkey, a festival revives a jewel of the Sephardic world

    IZMIR, Turkey — Prague has the dubious distinction of having been chosen by Adolf Hitler to be a record of what he hoped would be the vanquished and finished Jews of...

    Lithuania: $38 million for Holocaust survivors

    By David I. Klein VILNIUS — Lithuania’s parliament passed a law last week to set aside over 37 million euros ($38 million) as restitution for Holocaust survivors and...

    Jews in Kherson face collaboration charges

    When Russian troops poured across the Ukrainian border in March, thousands fled from the cities that would be first in their path. But in Kherson, the southern port city...

    Slivovitz granted UNESCO World Heritage status

    Slivovitz, a plum brandy traditionally associated with Passover by many Ashkenazi Jews, has been added to the UN list of items with “intangible cultural heritage.”

    Lithuania: Restitution for Holocaust survivors

    Lithuania’s prime minister made what one Jewish organization called an “important step” by introducing legislation to allocate more than $38 million as restitution...

    Living link to Ladino lost

    Moris Albahari, a Holocaust survivor, former partisan fighter and one of the last Ladino speakers in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s dwindling Jewish community, passed away...

    The last Jews of Antakya, Turkey

    Jews have lived in the city of Antakya, known in ancient times as Antioch, for over 23 centuries. The city wants visitors to know that.

    Morocco etrogs benefit from shmita

    A bumper crop of etrogs is taking a more direct route to Israel this year, thanks to a historic confluence of geopolitics and religious observance.