Thursday, May 26, 2016 Iyyar 18, 5776

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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
The massacre at the headquarters of a French satirical magazine was deemed a terror attack by French President Francois Hollande. The president of the European Jewish Congress called it an attack on “the European way of life."
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JTA
The leader of the terrorist cell who kidnapped and murdered three Israeli teenagers in June was sentenced to three life sentences.
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Computer and medical technology have provided tremendous benefits to the deaf and hard of hearing in recent years, but left groups like the local Hebrew Association of the Deaf facing the same challenge as many mainstream Jewish congregations — shrinking membership among younger generations.
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JTA
The iconic Jewish stat man for the Philadelphia 76ers heads into surgery after being seriously injured in a car accident on New Year's Day.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
The 31-year-old son of an Orthodox rabbi has become one of the world’s best professional poker players, grossing about $5 million over the last decade.
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