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Grapevine: Jerusalem in their hearts

A round-up of news from around Israel.

The name French Nazi collaborator Henri Philippe Pétain is engraved in New York City's "Canyon of He
WJC, NY Assemblyman call for removal of Nazi collaborator street plaque following JPost report

"Petain was no hero," said State Assemblyman Dov Hikind in a letter to New York mayor De Blasio after learning of the plaque commemorating French Nazi collaborator Philippe Petain.

Passover Zanzibar
‘Jambo!’ from Zanzibar

How a Jerusalem couple led a Passover Seder on the east African island.

Holocaust candle
Immigrants from Holocaust regions have higher suicide rates

A new study conducted by the University of Haifa found that Jews who fled from countries where most of the Jewish population perished in the Holocaust were more likely to commit suicide.

By JUDY SIEGEL
24/04/2017
JCC bomb threat
Israel charges teen hacker over JCC bomb threats, blackmailing US state senator

Suspect, 18-year-old dual citizen, ran a 'Dark Net' shop offering his intimidation and harassment tactics for money

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.'
Amazon orders two seasons of show on Jewish comedienne

'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' becomes first of pilot season to be picked up.

13/04/2017
south africa
Virginia JCC targeted by vandalism over Passover

Anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim graffiti also found at nearby church.

SodaStream pitchwoman Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson slams Ivanka Trump as ‘cowardly’

Johansson recently starred in a parody of Ivanka Trump on SNL featuring a spoof commercial for a perfume called 'Complicit'.

By JTA
09/04/2017
Paris terror attack
Jewish Parisian pushed to her death from apartment building window

The woman was found dead outside of her apartment building early on Tuesday morning after being hurled to death in what has yet to be labelled a hate crime.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
05/04/2017
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