Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774

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Ben Sales, JTA
On Jan. 18, for the first time since the massive Carmel fire, families came to plant trees in the forest in advance of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year for trees.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Benjamin Netan­yahu survived the Knesset elections on Jan. 22 to serve another term as prime minister but his party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied.
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Voter turnout in today's Israeli elections is high. Check out our partner news agency, JTA's live blogging here .
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A recently restored synagogue at Eastern State Penitentiary becomes the unlikely site of a historic letter from Martin Luther King Jr.
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The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Philadelphia is helping organize a Jan. 23 rally in Harrisburg to address the nationwide problem of gun violence.
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