Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775

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JTA
An octogenarian couple -- both Jewish Holocaust survivors -- killed themselves in Toronto in an apparent suicide pact.
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JTA
Israel will announce construction plans for about 5,000 new housing units in eastern Jerusalem and the West Bank.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
Facing dwindling memberships, Conservative and Reform synagogues are now renting unused classroom space to Orthodox day schools that have outgrown their buildings. The trend isn't new but appears to be gaining steam.
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The renowned feminist icon reunited with a local rabbi she credits with inspiring her at a trying time.
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Visitors from the Tennessee town where students built a now famous Holocaust memorial got a taste of Jewish life on the East Coast.
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