Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 5774
Did you know that the story of one of the most inspirational leaders in Judeo-Christian-Muslim theology mimics a much earlier tale based on an Assyrian ruler?
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An Orthodox rabbi and Muslim cleric spoke about their joint mission to figh t oppression affecting their religious groups at a South Jersey synagogue.
An author who has generated controversy for advocating economic sanctions against the Jewish state will still speak as planned at a May BZBI event.
Barrack Hebrew Academy hosted Catholic students at the school's first interfaith seder while Muslim and Jewish adults connected at their own inagural event in Center City.
Victor Wishna, JTA
The gunman who attacked two Jewish institutions in Kansas City was taking aim at a tight-knit community that kept its doors open to all.

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Thu. Apr 17
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