Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Facing dwindling memberships, Conservative and Reform synagogues are now renting unused classroom space to Orthodox day schools that have outgrown their buildings. The trend isn't new but appears to be gaining steam.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
When North American Federations convene for their General Assembly in Jerusalem next week, CEO Jerry Silverman insists it's going to be different from past gatherings. He says that this time, it’s not going to be just talking. There’s going to be listening and debating — and, eventually, action.
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San Francisco's Helen Diller Family Foundation will give Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards to five teens from California and five from other parts of the United States.
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By:
Ron Kampeas JTA
The Obama administration is urging Congress to continue its saber rattling concerning sanctions against Iran while warning that passage of a new sanctions bill could derail peace talks that got underway in Geneva earlier this month.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Tales of sorrow and anger emerge from a review of 21 Jewish organizations that reported embezzlement and other wrongdoings on tax returns.
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