Sunday, August 2, 2015 Av 17, 5775

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JTA
With the Senate poised to vote on the nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, two Jewish groups express concern over new revelations about some of the senator's remarks on Israel.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
How essential is a house of worship to a neighborhood? That’s the crux of a question now exercising Congress as a bill advances that would provide direct relief to synagogues and churches damaged by superstorm Sandy last October.
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A cyber charter school in Chinatown has a kosher kitchen and teaches Hebrew to a diverse group of students, none of whom is Jewish.
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Speculation is rife that U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz isn't the only Jew weighing a race for governor.
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JTA
Argentina's Jewish foreign minister defended the dialogue with Iran and criticized the Israeli position on the issue.
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