Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
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JTA Staff
Some 800,000 people flocked to the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Israeli sage who founded the Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised a major influence on Jewish law.
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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the renowned Israeli sage who founded the influential Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, has died.
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Legalizing marijuana would generate more than $450 million annually for the Israeli economy, a new study shows.
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An Egyptian doctor was recognized as a Righteous Among the Nations for helping to save a Jewish family during the Holocaust — the first Arab to be so recognized.
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A Chinese foundation donated $130 million to Israel’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, the Israeli university’s largest-ever donation.
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