Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

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JTA
The Israeli government issued an artists’ visa to the 47-year-old Filipina caregiver who won the country's X Factor show so that she can now be employed as a singer.
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JTA
The director-general of the cultural arm of the United Nations indefinitely postponed an exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel, implying that opening it could harm peace talks.
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JTA
The creator of the quenelle salute was arrested for allegedly attacking bailiffs who arrived to collect fines the French comedian owes for inciting hatred against Jews.
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After partnering with a larger university press, the venerable publisher recently won a national award, completed an ambitious anthology of ancient texts and has several other projects in progress.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Google's buyout of Israeli start-up Waze brought $1.5 million to Tmura, a nonprofit organization. Experts say similar stories of corporate philanthropy are on the rise.
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