Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
Top Stories
The Gaza war presents Jewish schools with a teachable moment.
Hamas claimed responsibility for a barrage of rockets fired on southern and central Israel, including Tel Aviv.
David Ellenson, JTA
Above all, Leonard Fein was a learned and feeling Jew steeped in the values and teachings of the tradition, Rabbi David Ellenson writes.
Talia Lavin, JTA
Jewish celebrities and politicians have enthusiastically taken up the Ice Bucket Challenge. But the IDF has taken a different, chickpea-flavored, tack.

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