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Mob kingpin given 3 life sentences for murdering bystanders in failed hit

The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced a notorious mobster to three life sentences and an additional 30 years in jail on Tuesday for the murder of three uninvolved bystanders during…

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Despite warnings of Iranian threats in Istanbul, life for local Jews hasn’t changed

JTA — In a scene straight out of the espionage thriller “Fauda,” Israeli security forces whisked Israeli citizens away from their Istanbul hotel last week, reportedly acting on intelligence showing…

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UN-backed court sentences 2 Hezbollah men to life for 2005 killing of ex-Lebanese PM

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AFP) — A UN-backed court sentenced two Hezbollah members in absentia to life imprisonment on Thursday for a huge Beirut bombing in 2005 that killed Lebanon’s ex-premier Rafik…

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Maria Garcia on the life and legacy of Selena Quintanilla – Sponsored Content

On March 31st, 1995, on the cusp of national stardom, Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla was tragically shot and killed at the age of 23. 26 years later, Journalist Maria Garcia…

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Group invites young buccaneers to learn about marine life

Avast ye, all aspiring pirates and seafarers! Want to learn about ocean life? This could be for you! The Coast Patrol, a marine conservation organization that runs entirely on volunteers,…

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Prosecutors request life sentence for main suspect in 2015 Paris terror attack

PARIS (AFP) — Prosecutors in the Paris attacks trial on Friday demanded a life sentence without parole for the main suspect in the November 2015 jihadist strike that killed 130…

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Kpow! President Zelensky’s life story gets comic caper treatment. Take that Putin!

President Volodymyr Zelensky has joined the ranks of superheroes in implausibly tight underwear and unfeasibly large capes – he has become a comic strip hero. Zelensky’s journey from comedian to…

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Hamas cell commander given life sentence for 2019 slaying of student

An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to life in prison for killing an Israeli teenager in 2019. Ahmad Asafra was handed an additional 25-year sentence and…

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Safety and Unsafety in Jewish Life – Sponsored Content

Liora Ostroff and Naomi Rose Weintraub are the curator-in-residence and artist-in-residence, respectively, for The Jewish Museum of Maryland (JMM). They explore, in conversation with Dan Libenson and Lex Rofeberg, a…

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