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US evangelical leader announces he’ll give ‘Friends of Zion’ award to Putin – The Times of Israel

| January 25, 2020

An American evangelical leader who advises US President Donald Trump on Israel announced that he will present an award to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Mike Evans, one of Trumps informal group of evangelical advisers, said Wednesday that he would award his Friends of Zion award to Putin to honor the role of the Soviet Union in saving Jews during World War II. Evans was visiting Israel this week for the World Holocaust Forum

The BroadsheetDAILY ~ News of Lower Manhattan ~ 1/24/20 – ebroadsheet.com

| January 25, 2020

Letters Dear Editor: I am so glad to see that the Governor has created the Friends of St. Nicholas (non-profit) to raise funds and complete the St.

Russian-American Lobbyist of Trump Tower Meeting Fame Forms His Own ‘Anti-Defamation League’ – The Daily Beast

| January 25, 2020

A Russian-American dual citizen who found himself at the center of allegations of Kremlin meddling in the 2016 presidential election has established a new nonprofit to combat the political vilification of his erstwhile countrymen. Rinat Akhmetshin is a Washington-based lobbyist and former Soviet military officer whose 2016 meeting with Trump campaign hands including the presidents son and son-in-law was a major subject of interest for investigators into Russian election meddling.

Trump’s Still Normalizing Anti-Semitism, and It’s Only Going to Get Worse – The Daily Beast

| January 25, 2020

After the horrific anti-Semitic attack in late December when five people were stabbed while celebrating Hanukkah at the home of a rabbi in New York, Donald Trump tweeted, The anti-Semitic attack in Monsey, New York, on the 7th night of Hanukkah last night is horrific. We must all come together to fight, confront, and eradicate the evil scourge of anti-Semitism

Were in this fight together, Jews and Muslims – The Jerusalem Post

| January 25, 2020

This week we are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, where at least one million Jews were killed, to remember the horrific chapter of our modern history, and to appreciate how far we have come to eradicate the scourge of antisemitism and hatred from the face of the Earth.It is not enough. Only this month the Anti-Defamation League documented 22 antisemitic episodes in the US. Since the incident in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017, when white supremacists and neo-Nazis spewed antisemitic hate and killed a counter-protester, a number of antisemitic and violent incidents have laid bare the troubling trend.In October 2018, a gunman killed 11 Jewish worshipers in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Attic size of a queen bed served as home for Holocaust survivor, family hiding from the Nazis – Desert Sun

| January 25, 2020

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Holocaust survivor Henry Friedman was 14 when his family was given a place to hide from the Nazis by a Ukrainian family. Friedman was born in Brody, Poland, a town with a Jewish population of about 10,000 before World War II

After Jersey City shooting, ADL and NAACP say, We are in this together – NJ.com

| January 25, 2020

By Richard Smith and Evan R.

Letters to the Editor: January 24, 2020 – Atlanta Jewish Times

| January 25, 2020

Letter to the editor: Ya Basta Bre! The recent and ever-increasing violence, terrorism, racism and anti-Semitism in the U.S.

Simon Thacker to celebrate the spirit of India at Celtic Connections – The Scotsman

| January 25, 2020

Punjabi folk song, flamenco and Sephardic music from the Mediterranean, Sanskrit alchemy and Gaelic folklore they all seem grist to the mill for Simon Thacker, the East Lothian-based classical guitarist whose musical re-imaginings range between continents and draw from a bewildering well of inspiration ranging from Native American chants to medieval cosmology.

Portuguese-American soldiers are an overlooked part of WWIIs horrific Battle of the Bulge – SouthCoastToday.com

| January 25, 2020

LUXEMBOURG After returning from the war, Manuel Gomes had this habit. Every afternoon he'd put on his military hat and sit on the front porch of his house in New Bedford remembering the days of combat


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