The number of French Jews making aliyah could top 7,000 this year

22 Dec 2014

Another record year for aliyah from France to Israel

‘Ida’ makes Oscars shortlist - JTA

22 Dec 2014

A Polish movie about a Catholic nun who learns she is the daughter of Jews killed during the Holocaust made the Oscar Award shortlist for best foreign-language film.

Lead dreidels discovered buried underneath Vilna Ghetto - Israel Hayom

22 Dec 2014

Recent construction work at the site of the former Vilna Ghetto in Lithuania has unearthed four cast lead dreidels, silent and touching proof that the Vilna Jewish community observed the Hanukkah holiday even during the darkest days of Nazi rule.

The First Western Journalist to Interview ISIS Is Home With a Terrifying Message - TIME

22 Dec 2014

Jürgen Todenhöfer, the first Western journalist to be granted access to territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), has returned with a warning: the terrorist group is “much stronger and much more dangerous” than its adversaries understand.

French driver plows into crowds ‘for children of Palestine’ Read more: French driver plows into crowds 'for children of Palestine' - The Times of Israel

22 Dec 2014

At least 11 people were wounded Sunday when a motorist rammed his car into a number of crowds in the city of Dijon in eastern France.


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