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    A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.
    Sep01

    A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.

    The twentieth century did not bring an end to Jewish wandering. I’m a case in point: All four of my grandparents, originally from Poland, survived the Holocaust and made their way to Israel. There my parents were born. But the socialist ethos of Israel in its early years did not sit well with my paternal grandfather, and he did not feel...

    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine
    Sep01

    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine

    The G20 summit starting in China on Sunday gives Russian President Vladimir Putin one more chance to try to strongarm US leader Barack Obama over Syria and Ukraine as their fraught relationship nears an end. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual press conference in Moscow on December 17, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma
    Sep01

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemns attack on Roma villagers in southern Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS
    Sep01

    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS

    It’s a most peculiar war: rarely has the U.S. been killing so many while risking so few. The U.S. is beating ISIS handily, judging by Vietnam’s body-count metric. The total number of ISIS battlefield deaths claimed by U.S. officials has jumped, from 6,000 in January 2015 to 45,000 last month—a bloodbath for an enemy force estimated to...

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot
    Sep01

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Novak Djokovic made the last 32 of a major for the 33rd successive time without hitting a ball Wednesday while former world number one Caroline Wozniacki stopped the rot eating away at her career.Top see Djokovic was handed a walkover when Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic withdrew from their second round encounter...

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open
    Sep01

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Roberta Vinci, the 2015 runner-up, and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova booked US Open third round spots Wednesday as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared for the latest tests of their battle-scarred seasons.Seventh seeded Italian Vinci, defeated by compatriot Flavia Pennetta in last years final, eased past...

    Djokovic into US Open third round on walkover
    Sep01

    Djokovic into US Open third round on walkover

    NEW YORK — World No. 1 and defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the third round of the US Open without swinging his racket Wednesday when scheduled opponent Jiri Vesely pulled out injured. Serbia’s Djokovic won by walkover when left forearm inflammation prompted Czech Vesely — who inflicted a rare defeat on Djokovic on the claycourts...

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    Geneva: A UN torture prevention group said on Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government. Last May, the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) announced that it had suspended its mission to Ukraine after being denied...

    Ukraine’s Asset-Declaration System ‘Ready To Go’
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s Asset-Declaration System ‘Ready To Go’

    Ukraine is to officially launch on September 1 a delayed online system that monitors the incomes and assets of government officials. I …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma
    Aug31

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma

    (JTA) — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemned an attack on Roma villagers in southern Ukraine. Dozens of Roma, also known as Gypsies, fled their homes in the village of Loshchynivka, after a mob of local villagers destroyed their property and set fire to at least one home on Sunday night. The mob attack came after a local man was...