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  • In Lugansk, an icy Ukraine winter tests a war-torn community

    December 16, 2014 | 9:26 am

    In an unheated synagogue with no running water, a dozen Jews are trying to keep warm as temperatures here veer toward the single digits.

    Not moving too much helps keep the warmth under their thick coats, they say, a technique developed as the group gathered at least once a week...

  • Project to lure Jews out of Iran proves unsuccessful

    By Karmel Melamed

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Australian TV news crew visits Jews in Tehran Following the revelation in October that $10,000 per person was being offered by a Chicago-based Christian-Jewish nonprofit to encourage Jews to leave Iran and immigrate to Israel, organizers of the project in Israel and the United...