Thursday, October 23, 2014 Tishri 29, 5775
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As legislation to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws appears increasingly likely to pass the U.S. Senate, the Phila­delphia Jewish Coalition on Immigration is working to ensure that the bill also makes headway in the House of Representatives.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
It’s been a week of roller-coaster highs and lows at the Supreme Court for liberal Jewish groups, many of whom had weighed in on the cases involving gay marriage, affirmative action and voting rights.
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Debra Rubin, JTA
Five years ago he was D-Black, a hip-hop artist rapping about the violence, gang activity and drugs of his African-American ’hood. Today he’s Nissim Black, an Orthodox Jew davening in a Sephardic shul in Seattle.
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First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha visited the Holocaust memorial in Berlin amid tight security.
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JTA
Yeshivat Maharat, which trains Orthodox Jewish women to be religious leaders, held its first graduation ceremony.
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