Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Sivan 9, 5775
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Debra Rubin, JTA
A couple from Carmel, N.Y., surprised guests invited to a conversion ceremony with another simcha — their wedding.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
In a letter announcing his resignation as Y.U.’s chancellor and rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Norman Lamm acknowledged his failure to respond adequately to allegations of sexual abuse against school rabbis in the 1980s.
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JTA
A broad array of Jewish groups praised the Senate's passage of the immigration reform bill, although it's fate in the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives is uncertain.
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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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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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