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Remembering JFK, 57 years after his assassination

In his inaugural address, Kennedy said the now world-famous phrase "ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country."

Jean Kennedy Smith, last surviving sibling of John F. Kennedy, dies at 92

The eighth of nine children born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy, Kennedy Smith was labeled "the shy Kennedy," long finding herself in the shadow of her famous father and brothers.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020

JFK and the liberation of Soviet Jewry

What is remarkable about Kennedy’s concern with the rights of Soviet Jews – and his support of the State of Israel – was the fact that he was the son of an antisemite.

09/06/2020
Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 plane on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles

Delta Airlines to restart Tel Aviv flights in June

All Delta flights to Ben-Gurion Airport were suspended on March 14.

19/05/2020
President John F. Kennedy signs a proclamation for the interdiction of the delivery of offensive wea

How JFK saved Passover for America's Jews

President Kennedy came to the rescue when he issued a special proclamation that granted special permission to import around five tons of wheat flour from Israel that year for matzah making.

Body of Robert F. Kennedy's great-grandson recovered from Chesapeake Bay

The remains of 8-year-old Gideon McKean were found about 2,000 feet from where the body of his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, was discovered on Monday, the Times said.

By REUTERS
09/04/2020

Granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy found dead near Chesapeake Bay

The search for her son Gideon will continue Tuesday, though authorities presume that he is dead.

Bob Dylan drops 17-min song inspired by Kennedy assassination

Dylan announced the release of "Murder Most Foul" on his website and on Twitter, saying it was "an unreleased song we recorded a while back that you might find interesting."

By REUTERS
28/03/2020

US to check Chinese travelers following disease outbreak

This is the first time the CDC has implemented enhanced screenings since the 2014 Ebola outbreak.

18/01/2020
US President John Kennedy and his wife in Dallas

President Kennedy gave Israel a strong warning about its nuclear reactor in 1963

Kennedy, who was otherwise close to Israel, was furious with its ostensible nuclear weapons program.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
08/05/2019
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