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BY Cnaan Liphshiz/JTA
October 29, 2014

A little over a year after a French court forced Twitter to remove some anti-Semitic content, experts say the ruling has had a ripple effect, leading other Internet companies to act more aggressively against hate speech in an effort to avoid lawsuits. The 2013 ruling by the Paris Court of Appeals settled a lawsuit brought CONTINUE »

By Timothy Ryback
October 29, 2014

Stranger than fiction: In 1933, a Bavarian prosecutor won indictments against SS members for the murders of four prisoners at Dachau. “Hitler’s First Victims” is a short, fascinating, disturbing story of an honest man’s courage and of the treatment of Nazi Germany’s first concentration camp victims ó political prisoners shot or beaten to death for CONTINUE »

October 29, 2014

Richard Krieger: I like to root for the underdog, so hopefully Kansas City will come out ahead. Scott Leder: I think the Giants will win. Steven Gregory: I actually don’t follow baseball. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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October 23, 2014

Bernard L. Berkowitz: My green fleece jacket. Wearing this jacket reminds me of all the great trips I used to take. Richard Bloom: A lightweight coat. Robert Waxman: Ravens gear! That’s why I wholesale them. Want to place an order online? Visit www.goldbergsbagels.net now.CONTINUE »

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BY Joshua Runyan
October 23, 2014

The Helmsley Charitable Trust has announced more than $9.6 million in grants to four Israeli institutions, bringing the trust’s philanthropic investment in the Jewish state to a total of $131.8 million since 2009. “These grants demonstrate our continuing philanthropic approach toward Israel,” Helmsley trustee Sandor Frankel said in a statement. “They strengthen Israel’s scientific, technological CONTINUE »