Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775

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JTA Staff
Some 800,000 people flocked to the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Israeli sage who founded the Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised a major influence on Jewish law.
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JTA
Francois Englert, a Belgian Jewish professor at Tel Aviv University and a Holocaust survivor, shared the Nobel Prize in physics.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
While national Jewish organizations sort through the essential services that the federal government shutdown may cut, Jewish service providers in the Washington area are dealing with the tens of thousands of furloughed workers in their midst.
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JTA
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the renowned Israeli sage who founded the influential Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, has died.
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JTA
The president of Hobby Lobby said the Oklahoma-based chain will carry Chanukah items in its stores near areas with large Jewish populations. Steve Green in an interview with The Associated Press published Saturday said the items will be in his crafts stores in New York and New Jersey by November. Last Friday, Green called blogger Ken Berwitz, who started the...
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