• Anne Frank sculpture installed at Founders Plaza of WW2 Museum

    By ALAN SMASON

    The National World War II Museum, the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust and members of the Jewish community came together on Thursday, Sept. 12 to dedicate a life-sized sculpture of Holocaust victim and posthumously famous author Anne Frank.

    Placed on Founders Plaza off Andrew Higgins Boulevard, the statue was commissioned by the museum and took approximately one year from its inception to its installation, financed by a generous donation from the Tolmas Trust.

    Prior to the unveiling of the statue, ceremonies were held inside BB’s Stage Door Canteen, where a number of museum officials, members of the...
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  • The first exit polls for Israel’s Election Day are in. It’s close.

    By MARCY OSTER

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the Blue and White were again locked in a virtual dead heat at the close of voting in Israel, exit polls on Tuesday showed.

    Both Blue and White, which is led by Benny Gantz, a former military...
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    7 things to look for in today’s Israeli elections

    By MARCY OSTER

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israelis head to the polls for the second time this year on Tuesday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life after a decade in power. But it’s unclear if his centrist opponents have the votes to beat him. If he wins,...
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Current News

Iceland fined for displaying Palestinian flags at Eurovision

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Iceland’s pubic broadcaster was fined by the Eurovision Song Contest for displaying Palestinian flags during the finals in Israel.

After the final score for Iceland’s Hatari was announced at the end of the competition in May, the...
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Women’s March board member critical of Israel and the FBI removed after 2 days

(JTA) — A new board member of The Women’s March who has accused Israel of genocide and the FBI of recruiting for ISIS was voted off two days after she was appointed.

“Zahra Billoo has been removed from board membership...
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Suspected neo-Nazis compiling names of Jews on chat app Telegram

(JTA) — Users of the Telegram social network are creating an online list of Jewish people who are critical of white nationalism.

Mother Jones reported that the list is being compiled in chats among members of a public group and...
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‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ star recalls Holocaust survivor grandmother at Emmys

(JTA) — Alex Borstein of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” recalled her Holocaust survivor grandmother’s courage in defying the Nazis at the Emmy Awards.

Borstein, who won the best supporting actress award for her portrayal of Midge Maisel’s manager Susie Myerson,...
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Opinions & Voices

OP-ED: New Jersey makes strides to protect pro-Israel students on college campuses

By SARA CHERNYAK

 – How does one distinguish anti-Semitism from legitimate criticism of Israel? The answer is rather simple: One can criticize Israel and its government just as one would any other nation and its government. Far too often,...
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