Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kislev 25, 5775
The dreidel spinners of Temple Emanuel in Cherry Hill came up short in their effort to set a new world record.
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The Jewish-American contractor offered special thanks to the Washington Jewish community.
Ron Kampeas, JTA
What happens to U.S. pro-Israel advocacy if the Labor Party leader, the man who blames Benjamin Netanyahu for degrading relations with the United States, is elected?
Jewish Musicians Light Up Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor Songs for Chanukah
Take a look at the latest crop of music videos and parodies honoring the Festival of Lights.
The court cited a lack of evidence in overturning the initial branding of Hamas as a terrorist organization.

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Is too much made of a holiday that Judaism ranks as a minor festival?
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European Parliament passed resolution supporting recognition of Palestinian state as part of peace talks with Israel.
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A European Union court annulled Hamas’ listing as a terrorist group.
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The dreidel spinners of @TECherryHill came up short in their effort to set a new world record.
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May be another capital opposing Israeli settlement expansion: Jerusalem. What happens then to US pro-Israel advocacy?
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US secured release of Alan Gross as part of a prisoner swap & wider effort to improve bilateral relations with Cuba.
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Take a look at the latest crop of music videos and parodies honoring the Festival of Lights.
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Female spiritual leaders are breaking congregational molds and discussing ways they can support each other.
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Dozens of writers & editors departed The New Republic. How will this impact its engagement with Jewish life?
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Happy Chanukah: Special Exponent Newsletter Edition -
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JTA, MyJewishLearning & Kveller imagined novelties for each of the 8 nights of Hanukkah. ‘Motel at the Kotel’?
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After a drop in visitors to Israel this summer, Uzi Landau turned to Philly's Jewish community in search of a lift.
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How to enjoy Xmas decorations & celebrations with young Jewish kids without making them feel like theyre missing out.
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US bars sending weapons/combat equipment to foreign armies. IDF not a charity. Sending US Jewish aid to IDF is tricky
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An octet of salad dressing & sauce recipes, one for each night of Chanukah, that can be jarred & given as gifts.
1 day 13 hours ago
Coverage surrounding sexual assault on college campuses reminded me about teaching my sons not to violate women.
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Zuhdi Jasser, Muslim who staunchly supports democracy, spoke at a StandWithUs luncheon about combatting radical Islam
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Chanukah is the prototype holiday for the “They tried to destroy us; we won; let’s eat” gag — and fress we will.
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Recently deposed justice minister Livni, joining 4th political party in 9 years by aligning with the Israeli left.
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Congregation Beth Ahavah, an LGBT synagogue, is expected to merge with Congregation Rodeph Shalom sometime in spring.
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Miracle of Hanukkah updated!
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A mom noticed a friend's son often waiting around for his nanny to pick him up. Should she tell his parents?
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Chanukah: Re-Dedicating Ourselves to the Fight Against Terror -
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Netanyahu: Eisenkot right man in right place at right time to take over the reigns from current IDF head Benny Gantz.
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