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RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Mazel tov! That’s perhaps how the big shots in charge of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first to take place in South America, will toast victories when the … more
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) – Carlos Rosenkrantz, a Buenos Aires attorney, law professor, and a former presidential adviser, will be the first Jewish justice on the Supreme Court of … more
JTA – Russian-Israeli actress Ania Bukstein recently joined the cast of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones.” Bukstein, a Moscow native who immigrated to Israel at 8, plays Red … more
JTA – Citing anti-discrimination laws, a Spanish constitutional tribunal recommended scrapping a municipality’s motion calling for a boycott of Israel. The Ministerio Fiscal, an … more
JTA – The city of Amsterdam will give its Jewish community $11 million as compensation for taxes imposed on Holocaust survivors who returned home to the Dutch capital following World War … more
JTA — Legislation that will make it easier for Holocaust survivors to press restitution claims is expected to pass in Romania’s parliament next week. Lawmakers said on April 26 that … more
JTA – A Nazi-looted painting by the Jewish artist Amedeo Modigliani is being sequestered in Geneva after its ownership was revealed in the Panama Papers. The ownership of the 1918 painting … more
SAINT-DENIS, France (JTA) – After three firebombs hit the synagogue in this poor and heavily Muslim suburb of Paris, municipal authorities advised the local Jewish community to lower its … more
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Three Israeli companies won an international competition to build a pilot smart city in Brazil to house 20,000 residents of low socioeconomic status. The startups won … more
ANATEVKA, Ukraine (JTA) – At the age of 53, Sergey and Elena Yarelchenko fled their native city of Lugansk with three suitcases and moved into a wooden room in a muddy refugee camp outside … more
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