Sunday, January 25, 2015 Shevat 5, 5775

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Uriel Heilman, JTA
The 31-year-old son of an Orthodox rabbi has become one of the world’s best professional poker players, grossing about $5 million over the last decade.
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JTA
The iconic Jewish stat man for the Philadelphia 76ers heads into surgery after being seriously injured in a car accident on New Year's Day.
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Computer and medical technology have provided tremendous benefits to the deaf and hard of hearing in recent years, but left groups like the local Hebrew Association of the Deaf facing the same challenge as many mainstream Jewish congregations — shrinking membership among younger generations.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
United Synagogue Youth has voted to relax its rules barring its teenage board members from dating non-Jews.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
A childhood "Shabbos goy" for his Jewish neighbors in Queens, the three-term New York governor rose to become a vanguard of American liberalism in the 1980s.
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