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  • Sonia Maron, Holocaust survivor, 90

    September 10, 2013 | 10:24 am

    Sonia grew up in Minsk, Russia, her teen years abruptly cut short by the eruption of a war that would destroy most of her family and friends, and catapult her into a harrowing struggle to survive. And survive she did, fleeing from village to village with her family, finding work of...

  • Belarus Jewish leader convicted of tax evasion, sentenced to time served

    March 29, 2013 | 8:12 am

    Yuri Dorn, a Jewish community leader in Belarus, was convicted for tax evasion but set free after a year in jail.

    Dorn, president of the Union of Religious Jewish Congregations in Belarus, was arrested in March 2012 on allegations that he had mismanaged the community’s property...