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Renowned microbiologist and WWII hero dies at 100

Prof. David Sompolinsky left hiding in Denmark during WWII to save other Jews.

A general view of Jaffa Clock Tower, in Jaffa, Israel

The iconic Jaffa clock broke. An olah watchmaker is getting it fixed

Susanna Kaufmann’ watchmaking abilities have even been pursued by Buckingham Palace

Danish Holocaust hero David Sompolinsky turns 100

Denmark was a shining light of hope in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II. Many Jews, including David Sompolinsky, were active members of the fight.

By BENT BLÜDNIKOW , COPENHAGEN
13/10/2021
Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks

Swedish 'Mohammad' cartoonist Lars Vilks killed in car crash

Since the publication of the cartoons, Vilks had been living under round-the-clock police guard following threats against his life.

By REUTERS
04/10/2021

Iron Age gold hoard discovered in Denmark

The gold was reportedly buried by an Iron Age chieftain back in the sixth century. The stash included lavish jewelry, Roman coins, an ornament, medallions known as bracteates.

David Sompolinsky, distinguished professor and WWII hero, turns 100

David Sompolinsky, professor emeritus at Bar Ilan University, turned 100 on Friday. He was active in the rescue of Danish Jews during WWII, and his 100th birthday was noted in the Danish press.

Combining AstraZeneca, mRNA COVID-19 vaccines 88% effective - Danish study

"The study shows that fourteen days after a combined vaccination program, the risk of infection with SARS-CoV-2 is reduced by 88% compared to unvaccinated individuals," the State Serum Institute said

By REUTERS
02/08/2021
Two pints of beer

A COVID test and a beer? A bar in Copenhagen has you covered - watch

Denmark is also offering free COVID-19 tests - but customers at the bar said the paid-for versions, sold by the company Practio, let them avoid the queues.

By REUTERS
27/04/2021
Jewish cemetary (illustrative).

Antisemitic literature found outside Jewish cemetery in Denmark

Last week, baby dolls splashed with red paint were strung outside a synagogue in Norrkoping, Sweden, next to the same flyer.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/04/2021
ISRAEL MIDFIELDER Dor Peretz (8) celebrates on the pitch with his teammates after scoring a 44th-min

Blue-and-white notches 1st qualifying point

Peretz scorcher, Fraser equalizer ensures 1-1 draw with Scotland at Bloomfield • Moldova road test next.

By JOSHUA HALICKMAN
29/03/2021
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