Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774
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Bryan Schwartzman and Eric Berger
In the days following one of the worst mass shootings in American history, many area Jews gathered for vigils and turned to their congregations to make sense of the senseless.
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Laura Goldman, JE Feature
Teresa Heinz, the wife of Sen. John Kerry, who is President Barack Obama’s likely nominee for secretary of state, recalled her days as a congressional wife fighting for Soviet Jews. She was in town to accept an award from the American Jewish Committee.
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A Cemter City radiologist with little musical background aside from childhood piano lessons ended up writing what became his “International Anthem for World Peace.”
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While many non-Orthodox synagogues are struggling to maintain their existing structures and keep up membership numbers, a nearly-completed Chabad center is teeming with activity.
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Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley is hosting an interfaith service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in memory of the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.
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