Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

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JTA
A Marc Chagall painting discovered in a sensational art trove found in Munich is believed to have been looted by the Nazis from a Latvian Jewish family.
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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Chanukah has moved so far into the American vernacular that weeks after the last candle was extinguished, symbols of the holiday still permeate the public sphere. Local rabbis weigh in on the implications.
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In a meeting with regional Hillel leaders, five students agreed to continue the dialogue but didn't back down from their goal of having an "open Hillel" in which anti-Zionists and BDS supporters could be invited to speak.
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JTA
Remains of an ancient synagogue were discovered during the hotel's construction last year and the mikvah was preserved as part of the building plan.
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JTA
After six years of denying inmates access to kosher meals due to the high cost, the Florida prisons service will now be required to provide them to those with a "sincere religious basis," under a federal court ruling.
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