Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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NEW YORK – Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, donated another $40 million to the Birthright Israel Foundation. Their latest gift brings the couple's overall donations to the program to $180 million. “Sheldon and I are committed to improving the world through cultural exchange and educational opportunity,” Miriam Adelson said in a statement released May 22 by Birthright...
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During its lobbying mission to Washington, D.C., this week, the Zionist Organization of America had a simple message for Congress: Keep funds and arms out of the hands of Israel’s enemies.
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Rebecca Spence, JTA
Jews have long turned to Eastern philosophy to plug holes in their spiritual lives. Jewish Buddhists, or Jew-Bus, are perhaps the best-known example. Less attention has been devoted to the phenomenon of Hin-Jews.
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A Chabad center in Oklahoma City opened its building as a shelter for those displaced by Monday's deadly tornado.
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“Mounting evidence” links the Boston Marathon bombers with the unsolved murder of three men, two of them Jewish, in suburban Boston.
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