Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

By:
Ellen Futterman, St. Louis Jewish Light
Since the Phillies didn't even come close to playing in this year's World Series, local baseball fans will have to decide if they'd rather root for St. Louis or Boston. Religious leaders from both cities already have baseball on the brain, sporting team kippahs, jerseys and even starting a bet (to benefit charity) over which team will win.
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By:
Julie Wiener, JTA
New York’s outgoing mayor acknowledged that he doesn't need the $1 million prize money and said he'll probably donate it to some “unconventional” cause in the Middle East.
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JTA
The Council on American-Islamic Relations hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of the group’s Philadelphia office.
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JTA
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be the first recipient of the $1 million Genesis Prize, which is being called the “Jewish Nobel Prize.”
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By:
JE Staff
The Jewish Exponent was awarded an honorable mention for its online presence from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation.
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