Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
With increased violence aimed of late at Jews in the Netherlands and across Europe, gay Jews participating in the annual Amsterdam pride parade defended their country's reputation for tolerance under heavy police protection.
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After questioning tax credit programs that help families pay for private school during his primary campaign, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf is now supporting one of them.
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Israelis living by the Gazan border are enduring in the face of rockets, tunnels and a tough economy.
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JTA
A barrage of rockets was fired from Gaza at southern Israel after a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian groups was broken.
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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Despite the country's reputation as a liberal bastion, a rise in anti-Semitism has created significant unease for local Jews, including a senior Chabad rabbi whose home has been targeted five times in recent years.
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