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Introduction to Natan Sharansky

12.02.2008

Introduction to Natan Sharansky

 

Sharansky: Israel is Helping Diaspora Jews against Anti-Semites
Arutz Sheva
“While anti-Semitism, in its old form and new mutations, continues to poison minds throughout the world, it is important that we strengthen those who are at the focus of the hatred and at the front line of the struggle against it – the Jewish 
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York remembers city’s 12th Century Jewish massacre
BBC News
A candle-lit ceremony in York will mark the massacre of the city’s Jewish communityin 1190 as part of Holocaust Memorial Day. More than 150 people were killed by a mob at Clifford’s Tower following anti-Semitic riots in the city. Charlie Croft 
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Anti-Semitism prompts both assimiliation and aliyah
San Diego Jewish World
To try and stem the tide of anti-Semitism, the report points to a demand for increased diplomatic efforts, in conjunction with the local Jewish communities, both publicly and behind the scenes. Efforts to increase personal and community security must 
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Boca woman searching for her roots finds eight generations
Sun-Sentinel
A fellow sleuth suggested she search a book called “Lithuanian Jewish Communities,” a detailed accounting of Lithuanian family names, towns, community groups and Holocaust survivors. Thus began a persistent, often frustrating, but ultimately satisfying 
Jewish settler group campaigns against peace deal
USA TODAY
The Yesha Council of Jewish Communities in Judea and Samaria has launched “Keep the Country Safe — Don’t Surrender to Kerry,” which debuted with media spots, street banners, public protests and a video. The campaign aims to strengthen the resolve of 
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Jewish Museum Commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day
The Moscow Times
“It commemorates the day that the Red Army liberated Auschwitz and freed the Jews who were still held there,” said Rabbi Alexander Borodа, head of the Federation ofJewish Communities of Russia, or FEOR, speaking of the holiday. Boroda, who will lead 
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Pig heads sent to synagogue, Israeli embassy and museum in Rome
Jewish Telegraphic Agency
At the close of the Sabbath on Saturday, Renzo Gattegna, the president of the umbrella Union of Italian Jewish Communities, called the incidents “disturbing threats” that “arouse indignation and dismay.” The “repugnant action,” Gattegna said in a 
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For Persian Jews, America Means ‘Religious Pluralism At Its Best’
KERA News
She says there is tremendous diversity within the Persian Jewish community. Some Iranian Jews have found more liberal ways to express their religion, but others have become much more traditional since coming to America. For Soomekh, this is religious 
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