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President Barack Obama, wearing a traditional Jewish yarmulke, speaks at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, Friday May 22, 2015, as part of Jewish American Heritage Month. The president addressed one of the largest Jewish congregations in Washington to highlight efforts to combat anti-Semitism, a problem he says has created an intimidating environment worldwide for Jewish families. The appearance coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, devoted to showing unity by political leaders in Europe and North America against anti-Semitism. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama asks ‘mah nishtana?’

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Barack Obama sounded a wistful note in his last Passover message as president. “Mah nishtana halailah hazeh?” said the White House statement released Friday, April 22, hours before the start of the ... Read More


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Mandela sculpture to go up in Ramallah square

Mandela sculpture to go up in Ramallah square

April 27th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

(JNS.org) A bronze sculpture of South Africa’s first black president, the late Nelson Mandela, will be erected in a Ramallah square on April 26, the Palestinian radio station Raya reported. “Ramallah is preparing to receive the ... Read More


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