Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

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Vice President Joe Biden told those gathered at the JDC's Centennial on Dec. 10 that the White House is preparing to step up its support of Holocaust survivors.
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Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned amid sexual harassment accusations, was sentenced to three months of home confinement and three years probation for acts against three women.
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Forty years after the signing of the 1973 Paris Peace Accords, which trumpeted the end of direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam war, some of the soldiers who fought in that difficult conflict reflect on their experiences.
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Two Penn State students confessed to painting anti-Semitic slogans and swastikas on and around a mostly Jewish fraternity on campus.
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The new project will bring about 100 million cubic meters of water a year from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea in an effort to stem the drying up of the latter.
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