A World Affairs Forum Great Decisions event featuring Seth Anziska, a professor at Columbia University, will take place Monday, Sept.

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Speaker to discuss Israel and the U.S.

‘Hip Kosher: 175 Easy-to-prepare Recipes for Todays Kosher Cooks’ contains some dishes that our columnist would love to see on a Jewish holiday table.

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BOOKS: Plenty of page-turners to jump-start Jewish new year feasts

We must continue to remind ourselves of our antisemitic past. But the story we dont remind ourselves about often enough is our history of philosemitism As the UKs Jewish community settles down to its Rosh Hashanah celebrations next week, many will be dipping their apples in honey in anticipation of a sweet new year

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We must remember antisemitism is far from the whole UK Jewish experience


Letters Home- American Jewish History Live Session By: Aryeh Eisenberg

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Letters Home- American Jewish History Live Session – Video

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Jonathan Sarna will present, That Obnoxious Order: Ulysses S. Grant and the Jews, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m

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Noted historian Jonathan Sarna to discuss how American Jews took on General Ulysses S. Grant at EMU tonight

Non-Profit Exec’s Appointment Expected This Week By Paul Berger Published September 15, 2014.

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Joel Levy Set To Be Named Center for Jewish History Chief

Called Tutu ‘Self-Appointed Midget of History’ By JTA Published September 15, 2014.

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Jewish South Africa Publication Apologizes For Op-Ed Comparing Desmond Tutu to Hitler

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and the World Jewish Congress will be supporting the official observance of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with Auschwitz: The Past is Present, a global communication and education program

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If Israel were a modern-day monarchy, Shira Herzog would have been a duchess, Michael Marrus, an eminent professor of Jewish history at the University of Toronto, said last week. Ms. Herzog, who died Aug

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Shira Herzog was steadfast in her pursuit of a better Israel

By Jenna Birch Most women only undergo screening for harmful genetic mutations of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes if many family members have developed cancer. However, a new study revealed women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent with cancer-causing mutations have a high prevalence of breast cancer and ovarian cancer even if theres no real family history. To mimic a universal screening on a small scale, researchers initially offered 8,000 cancer-free Ashkenazi men over age 30 to get tested for the genetic mutation, eventually finding 175 who carried a harmful mutation of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes

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Researchers find a link between Jewish women and cancer, without family history