Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777

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Heather Porter, JTA
Since Jewish film festivals in the United States were launched in the 1980s, the field has grown dramatically. Estimates vary, and depend to a degree on what qualifies as a film festival, but the total number ranges from 60 to well over 100 across the country.
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JTA
Swastikas and slogans were spray-painted on about a dozen cars parked outside a mostly Jewish fraternity house at Penn State.
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An Orthodox Jew from Northeast Philly is getting media attention for winning a rather mundane political office as a member of the Whig Party.
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Carin M. Smilk
Barbara Greenberg, who headed Congregation Adath Jeshurun preschool’s special needs program since 1995, died suddenly at home, at age 63, on Jan. 30, leaving friends, family — nearly everyone who knew her — stunned. The synagogue will honor her on Nov. 10.
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Mayor Michael Nutter landed in Israel on Nov. 7 for his first visit to the Jewish state. Check out a few snapshots of the time he spent in Tel Aviv.
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