Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

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Despite the recent challenge of the summer war between Israel and Hamas, the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom has continued to build bonds and promote dialog between Jewish and Muslim women across the country, and recently held its first national conference in Philadelphia.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
The lawyer for 12-year-old Menachem Zivotofsky and his parents says the desire to list Israel as the birthplace on his passport is about personal choice. But tough questioning from the Supreme Court justices suggests that they see things differently.
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Amishai Gottlieb and Eric Berger
A breakdown of congressional races affecting districts with dense Jewish populations.
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Jewish voters for the Democrat challenger, who unseated incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett, express hope for change and education reform.
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Ben Sales, JTA
A major new reform is the most significant response in decades to the estimated 400,000 Israelis who are not considered Jewish by the Chief Rabbinate and cannot marry in the Jewish state.
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