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  • Calendar Dec 14-20

    By Laura Donney

    December 11, 2013 | 12:32 pm

    SAT | DEC 14

    “RE-EMERGING: THE JEWS OF NIGERIA”

    Shmuel Tikvah, a young Nigerian, heard time and time again about the Igbo people, who claim descent from ancient Israelites. Research at an Internet cafe leads him on a quest to find this Nigerian Jewish community, which keeps...

  • Kissinger: Gassing Jews would not be a U.S. problem

    December 12, 2010 | 10:55 pm

    Henry Kissinger is heard saying on newly released Nixon tapes that the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American concern.

    The tapes chronicle President Richard Nixon’s obsession with disparaging Jews and other minorities.

    Kissinger’s remarks come after a meeting he and Nixon...

  • Zev Yaroslavsky: From Soviet Jewish activist to Los Angeles power player

    By Tom Tugend

    May 21, 2008 | 3:11 pm

    Did you hear about the time that Zev Yaroslavsky rented a motorboat, and, using two toilet plungers, attached it to a Russian cargo ship in Los Angeles Harbor, then started to paint “Save Soviet Jews” on the ship’s side?


    For some reason, the Russian crew objected and started pouring...

  • ‘They Should Leave as Soon as Possible’

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 7, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    What can be done to help Russian Jewry? Loads, according to Simon Frumkin. He should know.

    The road to liberating Russian Jews has been a long and tortured process, and few people know this more than Frumkin, who has spent decades battling to facilitate Jewish flight from Russia....

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