Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

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As Hezbollah-launched Katyusha rockets fell on northern Israeli cities over the past few days and casualties mounted on both sides of the Lebanese border, organizing began for three separate rallies aimed to express solidarity with the Jewish state. Also at issue was the release of three Israeli soldiers currently in captivity. Two rallies are planned for the night of Thursday,...
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As Philadelphians prepared to celebrate Independence Day, a short ceremony was held outside Congregation Mikveh Israel in Old City to mark the 30th anniversary of another historic event that occurred on the fourth of July -- Israel's hostage rescue at Entebbe. Considered one of the Israeli military's greatest successes, three planes carrying more than 200 Israeli commandos rescued 101 Israelis...
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No translation of the rapid-fire Hebrew was needed to comprehend that Sagi Arusi -- a gregarious 15-year-old from Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel -- didn't want to talk about the night three years ago, when his family's home caught fire and much of his body was badly burned. Moments earlier, Sagi -- one of 40 kids, including four Israelis, who traveled to...
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The New Israel Fund, a 27-year-old Washington, D.C.-based organization that promotes civil rights and religious pluralism in Israel, started a Philadelphia Regional Council earlier this year in the hopes of increasing the group's visibility and fundraising capabilities in the area. The philanthropic partnership of Israelis, North Americans and Europeans has given more than $700 million to more than 120 organizations...
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What started out as bad news for a king has become a bountiful brook for tourists
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
King David was having a bad day. He and his army of 600 men had set off on a military mission, leaving all their wives and children behind in Ziklag. While they were gone, a wandering group of Amalekites came across the Israelite camp, took all the women and children captive, and burned everything else to the ground. When David's...
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