Monday, July 28, 2014 Av 1, 5774

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Uriel Heilman | JTA
When U.S. Rep. Peter Deutsch lost his campaign for the U.S. Senate in 2004, he did something not entirely uncommon among American Jews who haven’t quite figured out their next step: He went to Israel. That was eight years ago.
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Michael Lucas had a coming-out party on July 14. That afternoon saw the Philadelphia premiere of the gay porn icon’s first foray into mainstream film, Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land.
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JTA
A painting by Italian Jewish artist Amedeo Modigliani sold at auction in Jerusalem for $8.6 million, despite not actually being in the country.
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Lisa Richman
Amid ongoing controversy about female prayer at the Kotel in Jerusalem, Lisa Richman, a teacher at the Perelman Jewish Day School, Stern Center, whose daughter, Rebecca, made aliyah last year and is serving in the Israel Defense Forces, wrote from Israel about her experiences with the Women of the Wall earlier this week: It all began for me when my...
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Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, reportedly has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets.
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