Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Shevat 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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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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JTA
Ed Koch, the pugnacious former New York City mayor whose political imprimatur was eagerly sought by Republicans and Democrats alike, has died.
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