Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Tevet 2, 5775

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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Ahead of a recent KKK rally, leaders from every Memphis Jewish institution received a crash course in security training, including presentations by the Department of Homeland Security and the Memphis Police Department's SWAT team.
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By:
Gil Shefler, JTA
It was discovered just before Passover that Mike Engelman, the owner of Doheny Glatt Kosher Meats in Los Angeles, had smuggled uncertified meat into his store.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Ethiopian and other African-Israelis have historically struggled with poverty and integration. But recently, several African-Israeli women have made a pop culture splash.
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Action Reconciliation Service for Peace, founded in the 1960s by German Protestants, sends young German volunteers to 13 countries each year where they help the kind of people who were persecuted during the war — Jews, minority groups, the disabled, homosexuals — in an effort to atone for the genocide committed by the Nazis.
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At one time, Rabbi Yitzchok Wolpin was the chief rabbi of Belarus. Today, he’s got a less lofty title but, he says, no less an important job to do.
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