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N.Y. yeshiva students, called ‘non-compliant,’ ejected from flight

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The senior class of a New York yeshiva high school was kicked off a flight for being “non-compliant.” The 101 students and eight chaperones from...

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89

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JTA Wire Service New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, whose signature law facilitated a flood of Soviet Jewish emigration just prior to the collapse of the...

A New Beginning

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The Jewish community played a significant role in working to lift the ban on gays in the Boy Scouts of America.At their annual meeting...

Adelsons donate another $40 million to Birthright

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JTA Wire Service Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, donated another $40 million to the Birthright Israel Foundation. Their latest gift brings the couple’s...

Documentary Under Way To Tell The Story Of Streit’s Matzo

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JT intern From the moment Michael Levine poked his head into a first-floor window of the tenement buildings that house Streit’s Matzo factory, he knew...

Internet Terror On The Rise

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At conference, thought leaders call for change The Internet is teeming with recruitment sites for potential jihadists; how to sites for building bombs, and numerous...

EXCLUSIVE: Top Claims Conference officials carried out own botched probe of 2001 fraud

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Uriel Heilman JTA Wire Service The Claims Conference in recent days has blamed a now-dead regional director for bungling an early warning in 2001 about a...

Jewish leaders express shock and condolences after Boston Marathon attack

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JNS.org While the aftermath of the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon continues to unfold, Jewish leaders in Boston and Israel have expressed shock and...

Boston Marathon bombings: Jewish runner recounts ‘gruesome day’

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Bob Jacob Cleveland Jewish News/JNS.org Kevin Goodman’s second Boston Marathon will be one he will never forget. That’s because just about 60 minutes after he concluded the...

Possible link between marathon bombing suspect, murder of two Jews being probed

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JTA Wire Service Boston-area investigators are considering a possible link between the dead suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings and the still unsolved murder of...