Sunday, July 31, 2016 Tammuz 25, 5776

By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Each time, the immediate public outcry against gun violence was deafening. Each time, the public vowed that it must stop. Each time, nothing happened. At least until now — maybe.
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JTA
Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and activist against racism who survived the Holocaust, died at the age of 87.
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By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
When it comes to tattoos, there’s definitely a consensus: It is expressly forbidden to get a tattoo. The foundation for the prohibition appears in Leviticus: “You shall not make gashes in your flesh for the dead, or incise any marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.”
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Jews and non-Jews, young and old, will gather at Congregation Mikveh Israel in Society Hill to commemorate the 40th anniversary of one of the most courageous, yet brazen moments in the history of combating terror: the raid on Entebbe.
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By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
In Philadelphia, the history doesn’t end over at Independence Hall — and many Jewish organizations are getting into the festivities.
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