Jewish Voters http://wlrn.org en Surviving Relatives Fight For Lost Insurance Benefits http://wlrn.org/post/surviving-relatives-fight-lost-insurance-benefits <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David </span>Mermelstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> doesn’t have the insurance policy or the policy number. His claim depends entirely on his childhood memory of the blue metal plate that hung on his front door, the proof that those inside were insured by </span>Assicurazioni<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Generali<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Italian company that catered to the Jewish trade in pre-war Germany.</span></p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 03:03:14 +0000 Rick Stone 23433 at http://wlrn.org Surviving Relatives Fight For Lost Insurance Benefits Christmas Finds Jews Going Out For Chinese http://wlrn.org/post/christmas-finds-jews-going-out-chinese <p></p><p>What's the deal, you’re wondering, with Jewish people and Chinese restaurants on Christmas?</p><p><a href="http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/palm-beach/boca-raton/fl-chinese-food-xmas-eve-20121223,0,4846117.story">Sun Sentinel religion writer Lois Solomon</a> traces the long history of America's Jewish Christmas dinner and how immigration and cultural diets played a part in creating the tradition. It even found a place in the record of U. S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan's Senate confirmation hearing:</p><p></p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tku61sKhPGo</p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 15:56:37 +0000 Rick Stone 6763 at http://wlrn.org Christmas Finds Jews Going Out For Chinese What Jewish Voters Had To Say At Presidential Debate Last Night http://wlrn.org/post/what-jewish-voters-had-say-presidential-debate-last-night <p></p><p></p><p>The third and final presidential debate took place last night at Lynn University in Boca Raton. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney sparred over various foreign policy issues, but seemed to agree on one thing: their allegiance to Israel.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:41:47 +0000 Deborah Acosta 3415 at http://wlrn.org What Jewish Voters Had To Say At Presidential Debate Last Night