Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nisan 6, 5775

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Herbert Weinberg, JE Feature
The Upcoming Maccabiah Games, the so-called Jewish Olympics, remind us that we Jews are more than artists and scientists; we are also fine athletes. Read on for a list of sporting achievements dating back to the beginning of the modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896.
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Nearly 700 athletes from the East Coast will converge on the Main Line Sunday for the JCC Junior Mid-Atlantic Maccabi Games.
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Ron Kampeas. JTA
In the battle to end the across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration, it’s all hands on deck. Increasingly for the Obama administration, that means reaching out to Jews.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Following a court ruling in their favor, leaders of an organization pushing for women's prayer rights at the Western Wall withdrew their endorsement of a compromise proposal to expand the egalitarian section there.
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Ben Harris, JTA
Tad Taube, a successful San Francisco businessman and philanthropist, has been directing considerable resources towards efforts to revive Jewish life in Poland, including the recent opening of the multi-million dollar Museum of the History of the Polish Jews.
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