Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
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Haviv Rettig Gur, Times of Israel
On Monday, Patriots’ Day, the day that commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord that launched the American revolution, two explosions tore through the crowd at the finish line of the Boston Mara­thon just a few miles east of those famous battlefields.
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Local Jewish groups may not have been part of the full-court press directed at Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey on gun control but they made their voices heard.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Ahead of a recent KKK rally, leaders from every Memphis Jewish institution received a crash course in security training, including presentations by the Department of Homeland Security and the Memphis Police Department's SWAT team.
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By:
Gil Shefler, JTA
It was discovered just before Passover that Mike Engelman, the owner of Doheny Glatt Kosher Meats in Los Angeles, had smuggled uncertified meat into his store.
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JTA
More than 100 U.S. Jewish leaders urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make clear "Israel’s readiness to make painful territorial sacrifices for the sake of peace."
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