Monday, April 27, 2015 Iyyar 8, 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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JTA
Legalizing marijuana would generate more than $450 million annually for the Israeli economy, a new study shows.
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Ben Sales, JTA
At the inaugural Jerusalem Biennale, all of the pieces on display share a single goal: to show that Jewish art reaches far beyond the kiddush cups and menorahs.
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Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization that assists people from North America and Great Britain in making aliyah, has announced that it will award five $10,000 prizes to olim from these two countries.
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