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World leaders gather to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation [VIDEO]

Earlier today in Israel, at the Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem, world leaders gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschweitz-Birkenau on January...

‘1917’

At a minimum “1917” gives US audiences an insight into WW I, which is no small thing. Because the US only joined the war in its final stage, Americans don’t know...

‘The Spy’ is a remarkable story of bravery, sacrifice

If you’re looking for a good January Netflix watch, look no further than “The Spy.” It is the thrilling, knife’s edge tale of an Israeli spy who rose to the top...

Chanukah songs from across the globe

It’s halfway through Chanukah, so maybe by now you’ve had your fill of holiday treats — after all, latkes and sufganiyot aren’t exactly known for being light...

Beyond sour cream vs. applesauce

There’s an all-important debate that sets in this time of year: sour cream or applesauce? That’s right, with the first Chanukah candle mere days away, thought have...

Friends like these…

With friends like these who needs enemies? JTA reports: The Satmar Rebbe distributed $5 million to 150 anti-Zionist institutions Zalman Teitelbaum was in Israel to...

Seven days and counting…

Seven days and counting . . . This time next week we’ll be sitting down to our annual Thanksgiving feast, which means many of us will be busy this weekend crafting...

Should there have been a 10th?

Public schools have a long tradition of being named after historical figures, some lesser known. Learn about nine schools named for incredible Jewish women — and one...

Wes Anderson meets Agatha Christie in ‘Knives Out’

If Denver film festival’s opening night movie is anything to go by, area cinephiles are in for plenty of treats during the next 10 days. “Knives Out” is a Wes...

The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

Perverse: Slave state sits on UN’s Human Rights Council

It appears there’s always a new low to be achieved by the UN. One may have thought that slavery would be a red line for the international organization. But apparently...