Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Av 26, 5776

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Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, founded in the 1960s by German Protestants, sends young German volunteers to 13 countries each year where they help the kind of people who were persecuted during the war — Jews, minority groups, the disabled, homosexuals — in an effort to atone for the genocide committed by the Nazis.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Ethiopian and other African-Israelis have historically struggled with poverty and integration. But recently, several African-Israeli women have made a pop culture splash.
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In announcing that he was running for the U.S. Congress, State Sen. Daylin Leach made certain to mention his Jewish bona fides.
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State Sen. Daylin Leach, the Upper Merion Jewish lawmaker known almost as much for his irreverent observations on social media as for his liberal stands on a host of issues, plans to run for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz.
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Times of Israel Staff
One day after it was first pumped to Israeli shores, the valuable resource is flowing to a processing plant for use in the energy market.
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