Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
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The Gaza war presents Jewish schools with a teachable moment.
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Hamas claimed responsibility for a barrage of rockets fired on southern and central Israel, including Tel Aviv.
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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.
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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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