Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

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A 77-year-old Jewish man convicted of rape gets a chance to start over with a little help from congregants at Beth Sholom.
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JE Staff
The University of Pennsylvania library system has received a private donation of more than 11,000 items o f Judaica documenting the social and economic development of early Jewish life in the Western Hemisphere.
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Main Line Kosher Meats, one of the few kosher butcher shops remaining in the Philadelphia area, will provide its last Shabbat meals this Friday.
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JTA and JE Staff
In the wake of Grammy-winning singer Stevie Wonder's decision to pull out of performing at a Los Angeles fundraiser for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, pro-Israel groups are circulating an online petition calling for a stand against the boycott movement.
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Poland seen as worst offender
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Dinah Spritzer, JTA
Home to more Jews than any other country before World War II, Poland is now the only European country to endure Nazi occupation that has not enacted a law to ensure some kind of private property compensation or restitution to Holocaust survivors or their heirs.
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