Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has named Ron Dermer, his former senior adviser, as Israel’s next ambassador to the United States.
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Ben Sales, JTA
For the second time in less than three years, Egypt is erupting in chaos, with a popular protest movement leading to a swift change in the country’s leadership.
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The Politz Hebrew Academy in Northeast Philadelphia, an Orthodox K-8 school that has grown steadily over the past half decade, is poised to open a new building in the fall.
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The president of Lincoln University, a local historically black college that employs a professor who made comments calling for the destruction of Israel, recently visited the Jewish state as part of a program to build partnerships between Israeli and American universities.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
The release of a highly anticipated ombudsman’s report is raising serious questions about governance of the organization that distributes restitution to Holocaust survivors.
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