Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

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JTA
NEW YORK – Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, donated another $40 million to the Birthright Israel Foundation. Their latest gift brings the couple's overall donations to the program to $180 million. “Sheldon and I are committed to improving the world through cultural exchange and educational opportunity,” Miriam Adelson said in a statement released May 22 by Birthright...
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By Shlomo Cesana, JNS.org
An Israeli government review of the death of 12-year-old Muhammad al-Dura during the Palestinian uprising in 2000 debunks a French television report suggesting he was killed by direct Israel Defense Forces fire.
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And Who Wants to Marry a Jew, Anyway?
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Daniel Krieger, JTA
Why have Jews had the highest rate of intermarriage in the United States over the past half century? A new book suggests some answers.
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During its lobbying mission to Washington, D.C., this week, the Zionist Organization of America had a simple message for Congress: Keep funds and arms out of the hands of Israel’s enemies.
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The Reform movement is planning to open its first day camp in the country next year, situating it in the Philadelphia suburbs, though the location has not yet been finalized.
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