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2009-09-15 21:07:00

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2009-03-04 12:18:00

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An AJC leadership delegation has completed a two-day solidarity mission to Caracas. The visit expressed support for the Venezuelan Jewish community, following recent attacks on two synagogues.

2009-02-24 13:53:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of American Jews who remain connected to their Jewish heritage is much more stable than is conventionally thought, according to a new AJC report, Religious Switching among American Jews.

2009-01-08 13:59:00

Response to Terrorist Missile Strikes NEW YORK, Jan.

2008-12-05 11:23:02

Geneticists say DNA evidence suggests 20 percent of the population of the Iberian Peninsula has Sephardic Jewish ancestry. Another 11 percent have Moorish ancestors, the New York Times said Friday.

2008-10-07 21:00:21

By ALLISON HOFFMAN NEW YORK - The worldwide financial meltdown has triggered an uptick in anonymous anti-Semitic comments blaming Jews for the crisis on mainstream Web site message boards, the Anti-Defamation League said on Thursday.

2008-07-16 09:00:52

By BARRY DAVIS No one could accuse Boaz Yakin of taking the easy route to fame and fortune. While the 42-year-old New York- born director has put out his fair share of consumer- oriented works, his latest film hardly panders to the most palatable form of entertainment.

2008-03-11 21:00:15

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Jacques Weisel remembers the exact day, almost 70 years ago, that his parents and siblings grabbed what little they could carry and ran as the bombs began falling in Brussels. The Nazis were invading Belgium and the Weisels were Jewish.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.