Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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Ron Kampeas | JTA
Two major Jewish groups are at odds over the prospect of penalties for the Palestinians in the wake of their enhanced U.N. status.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Will we still head into a fiscal crisis? Plunge into war with Iran? Dive into contentious confirmation battles? One thing’s for certain: There will be plenty of action in Washington that the Jewish community will be watching closely this year.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even with the loss of at least four veteran pro-Israel voices from the House and Senate, politics watchers stress that the Jewish state still has devoted friends in key congressional positions.
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Outside of his home state, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell doesn't get much media attention. But as the 52-year-old — currently the only Jewish governor in the country — readies to be sworn in for a second term, he says he doesn't mind operating relatively under the radar.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
In response to recent criticism, Israeli officials are reviewing haredi Orthodox policies restricting religious expression at the Western Wall. But among the Israeli secular majority, such restrictions rank near the bottom of a long list of church-state issues they would like to address.
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