Wednesday, August 31, 2016 Av 27, 5776

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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Yosef Mendelevitch, on his return to the city where he was arrested in 1970 for attempting to hijack a plane to Israel, recalled the events that helped jump-start the campaign to free Soviet Jewry.
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JTA
The rabbi, who had been on suspension without pay since his Oct. 14 arrest on voyeurism charges, also was told to vacate his home, which is owned by the shul.
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By:
Josh Tapper, JTA
While Israel remains the destination of choice for French Jews, Quebec’s largest city is quietly becoming a popular alternative for émigrés.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
The Max Rayne Hand In Hand Jerusalem School, the city’s only Jewish-Arab primary and high school, is struggling to cope with an attack that comes in a year that has already been tougher than usual.
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By:
Ami Eden, JTA
It was a big Jewish week for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. The Republican presidential hopeful headlined the annual ZOA dinner and, while in New York, held private meetings with Jewish machers.
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