Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774

Israel’s parliamentary system, in which voters choose a party instead of a candidate, makes for some narrowly focused parties and strange bedfellows.
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Ben Sales, JTA
While English-language cam­paigns aren’t new in Israel, observers say this year’s effort feels larger and more sophisticated than those of elections past.
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By:
Ron Kampeas | JTA
Jacob Lew, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff who is now his nominee for secretary of the Treasury, has helped Orthodox observance reach the highest pre­cincts of governance.
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JE Staff
A lawsuit brought against a now-defunct suburban synagogue over use of donated money was recently settled out of court.
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JTA
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) called for a reduction of foreign assistance during a visit to Israel.
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