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  1. Lawyer's Quixotic (and Groundbreaking) Crusade for Chimps Rights FailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Forward

    In the first case of its kind, a New York appeals court has rejected an animal rights advocate's bid to extend "legal personhood" to chimpanzees, saying the primates are incapable of bearing the responsibilities that come with having legal rights. A five-judge panel of the Albany court on Thursday said attorney Steven Wise had shown that Tommy, a 26-year-old chimp who lives alone in a shed in upstate New York, was an autonomous creature, but that it was not possible for him to understand the social contract that binds humans together.

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  2. Why Isn't Dolph Schayes as Famous as Sandy Koufax or Hank Greenberg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Forward

    Basketball player Dolph Schayes should be as famous as baseball slugger Hank Greenberg. Like Greenberg, Schayes was the first Jewish star in his sport.

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  3. New Study Recommends All Ashkenazi Women Be Screened for BRCARead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Forward

    All women of Ashkenazi descent should be screened from age 30 for the BRCA gene mutation that causes breast cancer, an Israeli study recommends. The study, by a research team headed by Ephrat Levy-Lahad of Shaare Zedek Medical Center, was published Friday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

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  4. Was Jack the Ripper a Jew?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Forward

    When I first saw the headline - "Jack the Ripper identified through DNA traces: sleuth" - I joked to myself: Don't let it be a Jew. But after extracting DNA from a shawl recovered from the scene of one of the killings, which matched relatives of both the victim and one of the suspects, Jack the Ripper sleuth Russell Edwards claims the identity of the murderer is now beyond doubt.

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  5. Greek Island Police Chief Photographed in Nazi Salute on Trip to GermanyRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Forward

    The police chief of the popular Greek tourist island of Hydra was photographed giving the Nazi salute while on a trip to Germany. The Ethnos Sunday newspaper published the picture of Lt.

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  6. Police Officer Becomes Highest-Ranking Hasid in NYPD HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Forward

    A Hasidic New York Police Department officer was promoted to sergeant, making him the department's highest-ranking Hasid ever. Witriol joined the force in 2006 at age 24, becoming the first Hasidic officer, the Post reported.

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  7. Rochester Mourns Jewish Couple Killed in Plane Crash Off JamaicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Forward

    Larry and Jane Glazer of Rochester, N.Y. were flying in their private plane Friday morning, when the pilot stopped responding to calls from Coast Guard radio. Both knew how to fly, but officials do not know who was manninig the plane.

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  8. When Men Get Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Forward

    When a friend pulled Harvey Singer in for a bear hug one weekend in Chicago in 2008, a shooting pain went through Singer's chest.

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