Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775

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Julie Wiener, JTA
Inspired by an eight-year-old who recently succumbed to Leukemia, more than 50 rabbis and counting have signed up to shave their heads to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
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Should legislation to spur Holocaust education in Pennsylvania include a mandate requiring schools to teach the subject, or would that doom any potential boost? Debate over this question intensified last week.
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JTA
After six years of denying inmates access to kosher meals due to the high cost, the Florida prisons service will now be required to provide them to those with a "sincere religious basis," under a federal court ruling.
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JTA
A newly approved amendment to the Israeli migrant law allows illegals to be indefinitely detained in an "open facility."
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The Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has agreed to acknowledge the Jewish identity of the majority of about 27,000 Holocaust victims buried in a mass grave there.
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