In the title story of his new collection entitled What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, the American author Nathan Englander creates the character of the Holocaust-obsessed Deb. A secular Jew in contemporary Florida whose family has been in America for generations, Deb likes redemptive Holocaust stories that reveal humanity formed from inhumanity and plays the Anne Frank game, asking which neighbours could be trusted to hide her and her family. Video: Remembering the Holocaust 67 years on In a post-Holocaust generation, artists and audiences we are all like Deb: We look to the Holocaust for uplift, for drama, for a story that lets us debate life-and-death dilemmas that we are highly unlikely to ever face ourselves

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“I have great respect for Orthodox Judaism , yet I also believe that the State of Israel must allow expressions of all streams of Judaism ,” she said at a Jerusalem conference. Addressing Jewish communal leaders from Israel and ..

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Ethos offers the opportunity to serve your community through “Provide Companionship to a Holocaust Survivor”. This is an ongoing opportunity located in West Roxbury, Massachusetts.

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A lawmaker from Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party reportedly read aloud in parliament from the anti-Semitic forgery “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”

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Protocols’ read in Greek Parliament

iPhones and the Spiritual Holocaust : Liel Leibovitz on the ultra-Orthodox campaign against smartphones.

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Jewish Settlers Spread From Established Communities By Reuters Published October 31, 2012.

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2 Illegal Outposts Set Up in West Bank

Here's a love story that made me cry: In 1944, 15-year-old Thomas Beck and 14-year-old Edith Grieman fell in love. However, there was a problem.

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli settlers have set up two new unauthorized outposts in the occupied West Bank, the anti-settlement Peace Now group said on Wednesday. Hagit Ofran, who monitors settlement activity for Peace Now, said about eight prefabricated homes were placed near the settlement of Tzofim and another five outside the settlement of Talmon.

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Two new Israeli settler outposts erected in West Bank

Two new Jewish settlement outposts have been created in the West Bank in the first such development since 2005, Israel’s Peace Now settlement watchdog said on Wednesday. According to the watchdog, an outpost called Nahalei Tal has been set up northwest of Ramallah, and another called Tzufim North has been set up near the Tzufim settlement near the northern town of Qalqilya. Despite the fact they have been set up without the required permits, both are already connected to the electricity grid and the water board, indicating clear backing from the Israeli authorities, Peace Now’s Hagit Ofran said in a statement

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Settlers build two new West Bank outposts: watchdog

JERUSALEM: Two new Jewish settlement outposts have been created in the West Bank in the first such development since 2005, Israel’s Peace Now settlement watchdog said on Wednesday. According to the watchdog, an outpost called Nahalei Tal has been set up northwest of Ramallah, and another called Tzufim North has been set up near the Tzufim settlement near the northern town of Qalqilya.

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Settlers build 2 new West Bank outposts: watchdog