Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Elul 8, 5774

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JTA
The president of Hobby Lobby said the Oklahoma-based chain will carry Chanukah items in its stores near areas with large Jewish populations. Steve Green in an interview with The Associated Press published Saturday said the items will be in his crafts stores in New York and New Jersey by November. Last Friday, Green called blogger Ken Berwitz, who started the...
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Jewish advocates for gay marriage welcomed the introduction of a bill aimed at legalizing same-sex marriage that two state legislators from the Philly area announced in Love Park this week.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A terrorist attack at what was considered a safe area in Nairobi has shaken the brittle sense of security for the approximately 600 members of the Jewish community of Kenya.
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Legalizing marijuana would generate more than $450 million annually for the Israeli economy, a new study shows.
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JTA
Hobby Lobby, following a blog report that the chain did not stock Chanukah merchandise, said it was evaluating its inventory and looking into an alleged anti-Jewish slur by one of its employees. Ken Berwitz on his Hopelessly Partisan blog wrote over the weekend that a friend who asked about Chanukah goods at the arts and crafts chain's store in Marlboro,...
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