Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
How essential is a house of worship to a neighborhood? That’s the crux of a question now exercising Congress as a bill advances that would provide direct relief to synagogues and churches damaged by superstorm Sandy last October.
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JTA
With the Senate poised to vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, two Jewish groups express concern over new revelations about some of the senator's remarks on Israel.
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A national official from the Jewish Federations of North America testified Feb. 14 before the House Ways and Means Committee — thanks in part to U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz.
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Judith Bernstein-Baker has directed HIAS Pennsylvania for the last 15 years; and for all that time, she has advocated for comprehensive immigration reform. Now the political climate is catching up with her.
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By:
Ron Kampeas
Everyone has a perspective on the president's planned trip to the Jewish state, including local readers.
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