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Why Canada let Nazis keep their citizenship

The Rodal Report, compiled in 1985 and released in heavily redacted form in 1987, contains documents related to the resettlement of Nazi war criminals in Canada.

‘One Life’ tells the story of the ‘British Schindler’

In a 1988 episode of the British television show “That’s Life,” British stockbroker Nicholas Winton was invited to sit in the audience as host Esther Rantzen...

Influencers identify with Israel

In the months since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel, waves of prominent people have made their way to Israel to bear witness to what happened there. 

Frozen in time

A pocket watch, frozen in time when the Titanic sank, sold at auction Nov. 18 for £83,000 ($101,600).

Jewish schools to Ivies: Don’t recruit if you can’t guarantee student safety

Any college or university that wants to recruit students from several day schools in New Jersey will now have to prove it can keep Jewish students safe, according to...

More Schiele paintings returned

For decades, the heirs of Viennese Jewish cabaret performer Fritz Grünbaum have sought the restitution of his extensive art collection, which was pilfered by the Nazis.

Rice LGBTQ group cuts ties with campus Hillel

An LGBTQ student group at Rice University has cut ties with the school’s Hillel, in the latest instance of backlash from a progressive group against the Jewish campus...

IV therapy — from Instagram to pre-Yom Kippur hydration hack

The rise of non-medical IV treatments, a trend in so-called “wellness” culture that celebrities including Kendall Jenner and Hailey Bieber have popularized, has been...

Zelensky meets Jewish leaders

Volodymyr Zelensky met with 15 Jewish soldiers and 32 Chabad rabbis on Sept. 14, a day ahead of Rosh Hashanah, marking the Jewish president of Ukraine’s first official...

Lab grown meat: kosher but not parve

The Orthodox Union has granted kosher certification to a type of lab-grown meat, a decision that could signal an expansion of the options available under Judaism’s...