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  • At a N.Y. museum, a window into JDC’s history

    June 16, 2014 | 1:50 pm

    Thus reads the Aug. 31, 1914 telegram from Henry Morgenthau, the U.S. ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, to New York philanthropist Jacob Schiff, sent as the Jewish community in Ottoman-controlled, pre-state Palestine began to feel the effects of World War I. The letter prompted an...

  • A tale of two Israels

    By Shmuel Rosner

    September 30, 2012 | 9:01 am

    Filmmaker Peter Kosminsky discusses his TV mini-series, "The Promise," which looks at the Arab-Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Mandate-era British soldier and his granddaughter decades later. Released in the U.K. last year, the series is now available on Hulu

    I suppose...