Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
When Kate Nolt moved from Baltimore to the Chester County suburbs more than a decade ago with her boyfriend, it turned out to be a dramatic change. "I had culture shock, coming from Baltimore, with 100,000 Jews on every corner, to Chester County, where I could go into a grocery store and barely even find Chanukah candles," said Nolt. "I...
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Edwin Black, Jewish Exponent Feature
As Israelis and Palestinians struggle with a 21st-century peace process, the world must face the forgotten history that was so pivotal in determining the present crisis. In many ways, a turning point was the day Arabs massacred Jews because they dared to sit at the Western Wall while praying. This simple act of prayer was so unacceptable to Arabs that...
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Maria Breyman, JE Feature
"But I have tickets to Paul McCartney's concert," I responded to a friend imploring me to attend Limmud FSU, which recently drew hundreds of Russian Jews to the Hamptons. Then, when he told me that the elite of the Russian Jewish community would be there, curiosity took over. Paul McCartney would have to wait. So there I was, at 5...
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Z Street — a pro-Israel organization based in Lower Merion -- is stepping up its allegations that the Internal Revenue Service discriminates against groups that focus on Israel activism.
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Miniature Israeli flags in hand, supporters of the Jewish state filtered into the Center City Trader Joe's at lunchtime on Nov. 30 on a mission to buy Israeli products as part of a national counterattack to the global "Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions" (BDS) movement. Pro-Israel groups including StandWithUs and the America-Israel Chambers of Commerce last week declared Nov. 30 "Buy...
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