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News Briefs, Week of Feb. 23, 2017

HIAS Selling Refugee Love Buttons To show support for refugees during an uncertain time, HIAS of Pennsylvania has begun selling 1,000 Refugee Love Buttons...

Barrack Day School’s Influence Produced Most-Influential Rabbi

If you ask Newsweek, he’s one of the most influential rabbis in America. If you ask the Jerusalem Post, he’s one of the 50...

Israeli Soldiers’ Speaking Tour Gives Local Students Chance to Hear New, Experienced Voices

Students in a classroom in Ritter Hall at Temple University listened with rapt attention as Shai and Nir shared their stories of service in...

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann Will Speak on Connection Between Science and Religion

Mark Wagman was watching Jeopardy! one night in March 2016 when he reached the point of the episode when Alex Trebek interviews the contestants...

Day School Teacher Suspected of Sexual Abuse in Pittsburgh

After a lengthy investigation, a former teacher at Yeshiva Boys School of Pittsburgh, an important institution in the Chabad-Lubavitch educational system, is a suspect...

Left-Wing Jewish Groups Ramp Up Protests of Trump’s Israel Policies and Nominee in DC

WASHINGTON — Left-wing Jewish groups have launched a string of protests in response to confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to...

Sen. Casey Meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to Discuss Support for Israel

Sen. Robert Casey (D-Pa) joined more than a dozen other senators in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 15 to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Spending a Little on Home Renovations Can Make You a Lot

It’s the home seller’s equivalent of the chicken and the egg. If I put a lot of money into fixing up my house, will I...

African-American Synagogue Thrives, Is Honored With City Street Sign

Everyone has a job at Congregation Temple Beth’El. Children announce the Torah portion each Shabbat evening. One young man plays the drums each week. Another...

Boxer, Trainer, Promoter Marty Feldman Dies at 83

In the often-shady world of boxing, where double dealing and deception are typically the rule rather than the exception, Marty Feldman’s word was his...