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(JTA) — A record 2.32 million people from around the word visited the sites of the former Nazi camps Auschwitz and Birkenau in 2019.The total is about 170,000 more than in 2018, which also had broken previous records, the Auschwitz memorial r…

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Florida (JTA) — Jackeline Nichols knew it was time to leave her native Venezuela when within the span of a few months two of her neighbors were kidnapped. Though both were eventually returned after their families paid ranso…

NEW YORK (JTA) — When New York’s state legislature passed a landmark reform bill last year barring judges from setting bail for minor offenses, it was targeting crimes like turnstile jumping and petty theft. Sponsors said those kinds of offen…