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Knesset member Hanin Zoabi at an Education Committee meeting in the Knesset in Jerusalem, Jan. 17, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90.

Former MK Hanin Zoabi to be indicted on fraud charges

Israel’s attorney general announced on Tuesday that former Knesset member Hanin Zoabi of the Balad Party will be indicted on fraud charges. Zoabi is accused of forging documents submitted to the State Comptroller between 2013...
The flags of the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Israel and Bahrain on the side of a road in Netanya on Sept. 14, 2020. Photo by Flash90.

Jewish communities in Gulf commemorate Holocaust with Muslims

Jews in the Gulf will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day this week together with Muslims, through a program hosted by the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the group announced on Tuesday. “The event will include...
The "Field of Flags" memorial in 2019 at the University of Rhode Island. Credit: Hillel URI.

‘Field of Flags’ memorial at University of Rhode Island honors Holocaust victims

Hillel at the University of Rhode Island has created its annual “Field of Flags” memorial in honor of  Yom Hashoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins on Wednesday night. The exhibit is set up on the Hammershlag...
Duolingo is a platform that includes a language-learning website and mobile application. Credit: dennizn/Shutterstock.

Popular language-learning app Duolingo launches Yiddish course

Duolingo, the world’s most popular language-learning platform, launched a Yiddish course on Tuesday. The site teaches Yiddish through game-like lessons that take five to seven minutes a day. Lessons and exercises are adapted to the user’s...

Jacob Sandler, “Mayn Erster Tango” — מײַן ערשטער טאַנגאָ

Mayn Ershter Tango -- מײַן ערשטער טאַנגאָ Recording: On album: S-027(a) (Jacob Sandler Mayn Erster Tango -- מײַן ערשטער טאַנגאָ) Track ID: 9845 Author/Composer/Artist Sandler, Jacob -- סאַנדלער, יעקבֿ First line: Mayn ershtn tango mit dir, vel ikh in...

April 7, 529: The Code of Justinian was issued on this date

The Code of Justinian, the first of four parts of the Corpus Juris Civilis (“Body of Civil Law”) compiled by command of Justinian I, the Emperor of Rome, was issued on this date in 529. Among its...