Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

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Ron Kampeas, JTA
How essential is a house of worship to a neighborhood? That’s the crux of a question now exercising Congress as a bill advances that would provide direct relief to synagogues and churches damaged by superstorm Sandy last October.
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JTA
With the Senate poised to vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, two Jewish groups express concern over new revelations about some of the senator's remarks on Israel.
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The presidential election may be long over, but for members of the Republican Jewish Coalition, the wound of the defeat is still fresh.
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A cyber charter school in Chinatown has a kosher kitchen and teaches Hebrew to a diverse group of students, none of whom is Jewish.
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Speculation is rife that U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz isn't the only Jew weighing a race for governor.
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