Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Iyyar 16, 5776

By:
JTA
Approximately 26,500 new immigrants arrived in Israel last year — a 32 percent increase in worldwide aliyah over the previous year.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A JTA reporter describes the subterfuge necessary to gain access to rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
About 2,000 Jews remain in Lugansk — a fifth of the city' s prewar community — but even that determined group is struggling now that freezing conditions have arrived.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
The massacre at the headquarters of a French satirical magazine was deemed a terror attack by French President Francois Hollande. The president of the European Jewish Congress called it an attack on “the European way of life."
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By:
JTA
The leader of the terrorist cell who kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers in June was sentenced to three life sentences.
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