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Jan Wiener, 90, dies in Prague

December 2nd, 2010 | by JLedger

PRAGUE — Jan Wiener, a Czech Jew who fought in the British air force during World War II after fleeing Nazis in Germany and Czechoslovakia, died Wednesday, Nov. 24 at a Prague military hospital. He was ... Read More


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By the numbers: Survey Says

November 24th, 2010 | by JLedger

A survey of 13,000 Jews who participated in programs in Israel between 2005 and 2010 revealed how an Israel experience can lead to stronger Jewish identity among young Jews. The study was commissioned by Masa Israel ... Read More


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History in the making

November 24th, 2010 | by JLedger

Congressman Eric Cantor’s election on Nov. 17 to the position of Majority Leader of the House of Representatives is one for the books – the history books, that is. When the 112th Congress convenes in January ... Read More


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A Green Beret Remembered

November 24th, 2010 | by JLedger

Captain Gerry Gitell was a Green Beret who fought in Viet Nam and, along with his service, left his mark on the era in which he served in a unique way... Read More


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Wiesenthal Center urges Release of Report

November 20th, 2010 | by JLedger

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Simon Wiesenthal Center is urging President Obama to order the release of a 2006 U.S. Justice Department report that, according to a report by The New York Times, details the government’s ... Read More


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J Street in Israel

November 11th, 2010 | by JLedger

By Gil Ronen JERUSALEM, Israel – “JStreetU,” a branch of the controversial J Street lobby that focuses on activity inside university campuses, has announced it is beginning operations in Jerusalem. Israeli Ambassador to the United States ... Read More


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