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  • U.S. government opposes fines on Russia over Chabad manuscripts

    September 10, 2012 | 2:17 pm

    The U.S. government opposed leveling a fine on Russia for failing to return a collection of sacred books and manuscripts.

    The Justice Department argued recently in a filing in U.S. District Court in Washington that leveling sanctions against Russia in this case would not serve...

  • Octogenarian Sets Sail With Memoir

    By Dan Pine

    July 31, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    "Keeping Ahead of Winter" written and illustrated by Ruth Silnes (Xlibris Corporation, $21.99).

    Run a Google search of "Jews" plus "boats" and you'll likely come up with something about steamships and Ellis Island.

    Then there's Ruth Silnes, one Jewish mariner who refuses to go...

  • Curious About George

    By Michael Aushenker

    May 30, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    A mischievous monkey named Curious George achieved what millions of people could not: he escaped the Holocaust.

    In the pre-dawn hours of June 14, 1940, German Jews Hans Augusto (H.A.) and Margret Rey fled Paris on a makeshift bicycle, only hours ahead of invading Nazis, carrying the...