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With ‘Jewish Journey,’ PBS traces 350 years of migrations

Passengers on board the S.S. Imperator arriving in New York City, June 19, 1913. (Library of Congress)

Passengers on board the S.S. Imperator arriving in New York City, June 19, 1913. (Library of Congress)

LOS ANGELES (JTA) – “You survive, you honour us by living,” said Martin Greenfield, now a New York master tailor, recalling his father’s words after he was liberated from the Buchenwald concentration camp. [Read more…]

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AIPAC wants to talk Iran, but it can’t get away from speechgate

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the AIPAC policy conference a day before his scheduled speech to Congress, March 2, 2015. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the AIPAC policy conference a day before his scheduled speech to Congress, March 2, 2015. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (JTA) – For all its focus on Iran, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) can’t seem to get away from the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s impending speech to the U.S. Congress. [Read more…]

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