February 10, 2009 | 7:04 pm
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Heshmat Elyasian, nearly 103 years old, at Los Angeles International Airport, where she arrived with her son and his family. An Iranian-Jewish client of HIAS, the international migration agency, Heshmat is the oldest refugee in HIAS records, which date back to 1909, and may be the oldest ever to arrive in the United States. (HIAS)
February 2, 2009 | 4:07 pm
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February 1, 2009 | 5:28 pm
The Spanish language report below provides breaking news on the Caracas synagogue attack. According to the report, 15 unknown men broke into the main Caracas shul on Friday night, Jan. 31. They spent 5 hours there, muzzled 2 guards, destroyed the offices and the areas where Torahs... read on
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