Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

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Robert Campbell, a New Jersey-based military historian, has done a great deal of research into the past over the years. But he had a very personal reason for looking into the military exploits of Abraham Newbauer, who fought at Gettysburg: This was the history of his fiance’s family.
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As legislation to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws appears increasingly likely to pass the U.S. Senate, the Phila­delphia Jewish Coalition on Immigration is working to ensure that the bill also makes headway in the House of Representatives.
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Jewish professionals and activists are taking a Phil­adelphia-based Quaker group to task for organizing a seminar for college students to promote the boycott, divestment and sanc­tions movement known as BDS.
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With the Philadelphia School District in crisis mode, Jewish families utilizing public schools wonder if they should stay or flee to the suburbs.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
It’s been a week of roller-coaster highs and lows at the Supreme Court for liberal Jewish groups, many of whom had weighed in on the cases involving gay marriage, affirmative action and voting rights.
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