Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775

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JTA
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, traveled to Newtown, Conn., to discuss gun control with local and state officials.
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Ron Kampeas | JTA
Two major Jewish groups are at odds over the prospect of penalties for the Palestinians in the wake of their enhanced U.N. status.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Will we still head into a fiscal crisis? Plunge into war with Iran? Dive into contentious confirmation battles? One thing’s for certain: There will be plenty of action in Washington that the Jewish community will be watching closely this year.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even with the loss of at least four veteran pro-Israel voices from the House and Senate, politics watchers stress that the Jewish state still has devoted friends in key congressional positions.
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Outside of his home state, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell doesn't get much media attention. But as the 52-year-old — currently the only Jewish governor in the country — readies to be sworn in for a second term, he says he doesn't mind operating relatively under the radar.
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