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Westchester Plane-Crash Victims Mainstays Of Cleveland Jewish Community

A tragic plane crash on Jan. 19 in Westchester, New York, took the lives of two esteemed members of the Cleveland Jewish community: Boruch Taub, who was piloting the plane, and Ben Chafetz, the sole passenger.

The two were returning in the evening from a funeral in New York when Taub reported

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Palestinian Shot Dead Attempting to Stab IDF Troops

(JNS) A Palestinian was shot dead in Samaria on Wednesday, Jan. 25 during an attempt to stab Israeli troops. The incident occurred near a military post on Route 55 near the town of Kedumim, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

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AJC Survey: Half of Americans Don’t Know How Many Jews Died in the Holocaust

(JNS) Only 53% of Americans over the age of 18 answered correctly that approximately six million Jews were killed in the Holocaust, according to an American Jewish Committee public opinion survey released ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Members of Congress Urge UN to Fire Official Over Antisemitic Comments

(JNS) Members of Congress from both parties are calling for the removal from her post of Francesca Albanese, who holds the title of “U.N. special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories,” over her history of antisemitic comments.

“No one should get a free pass for

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2022 Saw Fewer Antisemitic Incidents Worldwide for First Time in a Decade

(JNS) The number of antisemitic incidents has been “curbed” for the first time in a decade, a report released by the Department for Combatting Antisemitism of the World Zionist Organization shows.

Nevertheless, there were

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Holocaust Survivor And Educator Edward Mosberg to Be Awarded One Of Poland’s Highest Honors

(JNS) Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg was posthumously awarded one of Poland’s highest honors on Friday.

The Polish Consulate of New York presented Mosberg’s family with the Great Cross of the Order of Merit on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The award was given on behalf of Polish President Andrzej Duda.

Mosberg was a Polish-American

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Activists Hold ‘Day of Rage’ In NYC, Call for Release of Palestinian Terrorists

(JNS) Two anti-Israel groups organized a “Day of Rage” protest in New York City’s Grand Central Station last weekend to demand that Israel release Palestinian terrorist Ahmad Sa’adat.

Sa’adat, the leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a

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Jeff Zients to Be Next White House Chief of Staff

(JNS) President Joe Biden has chosen his second Jewish chief of staff, with Jeff Zients, 56, set to take over from Ron Klain.

Klain will step down from the job following the State of the Union address, which is set for Feb. 7, The Washington Post reported.

The Post

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The Jewish Community Of Zhytomyr Continues to Integrate Into Israeli Society

(Courtesy of Bris Avrohom) The Jewish community that escaped Zhytomyr, Ukraine, along with Rabbi Shlomo and Esther Vilhelm, settled in Ashkelon, Israel. On a recent trip to Israel, Rabbi Mordechai Kanelsky visited the community and was extremely pleased to hear that most of the children are in schools and are improving

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Israel Pleads for Captives’ Release

The Israeli government will “continue to act on the international stage to reveal the cruel face of the Hamas terror group until the [hostages] are returned home,” says Foreign Minister Eli Cohen.

( JNS.org) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday

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Netanyahu Talks Expanding Abraham Accords With US Senate Delegation

(JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday with a visiting bipartisan U.S. Senate delegation to discuss ways to expand and enhance the Abraham Accords.

Sen. Jacky Rosen (D - Nevada) and Sen. James Lankford (R - Oklahoma) are leading the group that also includes Sen. Kirsten

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Russian FM: West Using Ukraine as a Proxy to Pursue Nazi-like ‘Final Solution’

(JNS) The West is using Ukraine as a “proxy” in the pursuit of a Nazi-like genocide, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

“Just like Hitler wanted a final solution to the Jewish question, now, if you read the Western politicians, not

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