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Israel advances bill aimed at halting prostitution

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A Knesset committee unanimously approved a bill that would levy severe punishment on consumers of sexual services in Israel. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation advanced the measure to the full Knesset on Sunday; a preliminary vote...

Hungary, Sweden kick off Raoul Wallenberg Year

JTA January 18, 2012

Ceremonies in Budapest inaugurated Raoul Wallenberg Year, a series of events marking the centennial of the birth of the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. Hungarian Foreign Minister Janos Martonyi, Swedish Foreign...

Rooney Mara, left, as Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker,
with Daniel Craig as journalist Mikael Blomkvist in David Finchers
remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

Stieg Larsson’s other calling: Battling neo-Nazis

By Naomi Pfefferman, Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles  January 4, 2012

Stieg Larsson, the Swedish author of the international best-selling "Millennium" series, including "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," died in 2004 at age 50 of a heart attack, before the publication of his crime thrillers made him one of the most famous...

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