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Student Killed In Egypt Was Active In Hillel, Motivated By Peace

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 Andrew Pochter, the American student stabbed to death Friday during a protest in Egypt, was active in Hillel and motivated by a desire to...

Three Campers Injured In Lightning Strike At Reform Camp

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Three children at the Goldman Union Camp Institute near Indianapolis were injured when lightning struck the field in which they were holding a camp...

Netanyahu Reportedly Taps Dermer As Next Ambassador to U.S.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to appoint his close aide Ron Dermer as Israel’s next ambassador to the United States, Army Radio reported...

Unlikely Teammates

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Standing behind the podium of the 2013 NAACP Image Awards is a man in a tux with a red tie whose smooth, dark skin...

Converting A Happy Pig Into A Kosher Cow

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The thick scent of a peppery rub wafted through the Margolin Heb-rew Academy, and Corky the Pig embroidered his chef’s hat with a K...

Keeping Jewish Teens Involved

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For many Jewish teens, the culmination of their involvement in Judaism comes at the age of 12 or 13 when they read their Torah...

Fusion Of Faiths

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We’re in the era of pluralism. Open-mindedness. Acceptance. Tolerance. “Our tradition,” according to Rabbi Daniel Burg, 37, of downtown’s Beth Am Synagogue, “is not to...

‘Jews Are Still At Risk’

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Late last week, federal officials, along with representatives of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington formally announced at a news conference the seizure...

Long-lost Nazi Diary Recovered In Upstate N.Y. Home

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A lost journal of Nazi official Alfred Rosenberg was recovered in a home in upstate New York. The journal, with more than 400 pages of...

Cigarette Smuggling Funding Terrorism

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Just weeks after New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly announced that the city took...