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Australia’s Aristocrat buys Israeli game developer Plarium for $500 million

The Australian gaming company Aristocrat Leisure Limited is buying Israeli social gaming company Plarium for $500 million. Plarium, headquartered in Herzliya, is a mobile, social and web-based game developer with five genre-specific studios and 1,200 employees in...

Meet the Holocaust survivor who was cast as an S.S. Guard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYYP0En7Chk You may not know the name Curt Lowens. Though he boasted three Broadway credits, he was not a stage star; though he was a prolific screen actor for over 50 years, his résumé lists...

Miracles of a Jewish Partisan Girl

הירש גליקס ליד, „שטיל, די נאַכט איז אויסגעשטערנט‟ דערציילט וועגן אַ מיידל מיט אַ פּעלצל און אַ בערעט, וועלכע צילט מיט איר פּיסטויל אין אַן אויטאָ, פֿול מיט וואָפֿן, און טרעפֿט מיט איין קויל....

180 Jewish Fathers Follow in their Wives’ Footsteps to Israel

Some 180 Jewish fathers from around the world arrived in Israel on Monday, to follow in their wives’ footsteps on an exclusive “MoMENtum” journey with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP). As JWRP expands its...

VIDEO: Teenage girl injured after being pushed from stage by singer Matisyahu

Matisyahu, the American Jewish reggae singer, has caused anger after footage emerged of him pushing a group of teenage female fans off a raised stage during a performance at the Jewish Community Center’s (JCC)...

Jeanne Moreau: Le tourbillon de la vie

Jeanne Moreau s'est éteinte ce matin. Au-delà de son immense talent et de l'affection des français, on retiendra dans sa longue filmographie des films qui traitaient de la Shoah, notamment "Monsieur Klein" de Joseph...

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100,000 forbidden books used to construct Parthenon replica on Nazi book-burning site

Argentinian artist Marta Minujín has used thousands of prohibited books to construct a replica of the Parthenon in Athens on a Nazi book-burning site in Kassel, Germany. Taking a stance against censorship, Minujín designed the Parthenon of...

Madonna observes Jewish Temples’ destruction, Tisha B’Av

International superstar, Madonna is apparently observing Tisha B’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, on which a number of disasters in Jewish history occurred, primarily the destruction of both the First Temple by...

Cancer-afflicted rabbi fights for her life — and for Obamacare

As a rabbi, teacher, parent and grandparent, silence is no longer an option for Rachel Cowan — especially when it comes to healthcare. Cowan, former director of the Jewish Life and Values Program at the...

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