Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774

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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Hundreds of comments to an online story about Poland’s recent ban on kosher slaughter called on Jews to leave the country — and worse — disturbing many Jews in the predominantly Catholic country.
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JTA
Poland’s American-born chief rabbi said he would resign if a definitive ban on kosher slaughter is imposed in the country.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
For Ribeiro e Castro, correcting the injustice done to Portugal's Jews meant spearheading a bill to naturalize the descendants of those expelled, a measure that unanimously passed the Portuguese parliament in April.
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The community's central fundraising body has approved the allocation of $25 million to programs near and far.
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Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput addressed leaders of Jewish organizations and congregations on July 11 at the Jewish Community Services Building. A copy of his prepared remarks is included below. It’s a pleasure to be here today, and I’m grateful to Adam Kessler and everyone involved in arranging this event for inviting me. I had the privilege of a very...
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