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NEWS BRIEFS Younger Israelis Prefer Alternative Shoah Commemorations By Daniel Ben SimonAlMonitor.com edited for brevity T wo years ago, Prof. Moshe Zimmermann, a historian at Hebrew University, w

NEWS Abbas Acknowledges Shoah CONTINUED FROM P. 1 essentially denied the Holocaust. All Olmert would need is a one word answeryes or no. Olmert didnt answer the question, but told the reporter he w

NEWS Abbas Acknowledges Shoah CONTINUED FROM P. 10 the Palestinian press office, the WAFA, released that statement, as he said it to me, in Arabic, putting his own safety at risk. But I saw his fac

NEWS Gaza Quiet After Palestinian Reconciliation Deal CONTINUED FROM P. 1 historic time in the life of the Palestinian people. During the press conference, which was attended by AlMonitor, Haniyeh

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NEWS A Billion Shekel at Last for Israels Shoah Survivors CONTINUED FROM P. 1 vors living among us can live out their lives honorably, said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the day the

NEWS FEATURE Moderate Islam Meets Auschwitz By Dahlia Scheindlin With permission of the author, this previously appeared in 972 Magazine. or nearly 40 years, Mohammed Dajani Daoudi has felt that some

NEWS Orthodox Union Announces New Executive Vice President Allen Fagin By OU Staff T he Board of Directors of the Orthodox Union OU has unanimously appointed Allen I. Fagin, a wellknown attorney an

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