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Princeton Lyman helped plan Operation Moses

September 5th, 2018 | by LedgerOnline

By Ron Kampeas WASHINGTON (JTA) — Princeton Lyman, the Jewish American diplomat who played a critical role in organizing Operation Moses, the stunning 1984 airlift of Ethiopian Jews, has died at 82. Lyman died Friday, August 24 at ... Read More


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Natalie Portman to portray advice column twins

August 28th, 2018 | by LedgerOnline

(JTA) – Israeli-born actress Natalie Portman has been hired to play Jewish twin sisters Pauline Esther Friedman and Esther Pauline Friedman, the authors of the famed Dear Abby and Ask Ann Landers advice columns, Variety reported. Born in ... Read More


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Israel bans Juul e-cigarette

August 28th, 2018 | by LedgerOnline

(JTA) – Juul’s rapid international expansion hit a speed bump on Aug. 21 when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu banned the Silicon Valley startup’s e-cigarettes at the request of local health officials. According to a Health Ministry statement ... Read More


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Netanyahu has few fans among Democrats

August 28th, 2018 | by LedgerOnline

(JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is less popular among Americans than the leaders of other U.S. allies such as Canada, Britain and Germany but is significantly better liked than his Russian and North Korean ... Read More


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