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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

Italy: ‘Smell of death all around’

MILAN — At least twice a day, Micol Naccache breaks down in tears over what the coronavirus is doing to her city of Milan and its Jewish community. A high school...

Coronavirus: family separation in Italy

ROME — The outbreak of the coronavirus in northern Italy forced Claudia Bagnarelli to make a painful choice. “To keep visiting my 94-year-old mother, I needed to...

Putin Yad Vashem

Credibility gap at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM — On one level, the recent event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum was a tour de...

Anna Stupnicka-Bando

Poland’s silent heroes ride for free

WARSAW — Outside one of this city’s many brutalist apartment buildings, passersby stop to stare at and photograph a London-style taxi emblazoned with large Star of...

Ukraine’s Zelensky loves Israel, Israelis

KIEV — President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine extolled Israelis as a “united, strong, powerful” and “unique” people in his first interview for an Israeli...

On Holocaust culpability, Lithuania following Poland’s example

VILNIUS — Poland passed a controversial Holocaust law last year that drew sharp international criticism and damaged its relations with Israel, US and Jewish groups...

Storied Amsterdam menorah gets a makeover

AMSTERDAM — For the Amsterdam Jewish Historical Museum, Chanukah this year entailed the stressful chore of assembling the world’s most expensive menorah. Last...

Zhug is spicing up Ukraine economy

TAIROVE, Ukraine — For a couple of days each week, the Black Sea breeze carries the aroma of cilantro across this town near Odessa. The smell blends nicely with the...

Ukraine: Five-year anniversary

CHANUKAH 5780 SECTION A PAGE 18 KIEV — Ukraine is in the news now for its ties to the Trump impeachment scandal, but this year also marks the fifth anniversary of a...

Jewish angst in Britain

LONDON — As the United Kingdom nears the final stretch of what is shaping up to be one of its most fateful general elections since WW II, all eyes are on the leaders...