Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775

Joshua Runyan

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'The More Lives We Will Save' As Congress takes up the question of whether to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, state legislators in Harrisburg have moved on their own to better protect women. The state House of Representatives recently approved legislation that would expand Pennsylvania courts' power to seize firearms from those accused of domestic abuse. State...
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Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 52 countries kicked off the 17th Maccabiah Games on Monday night before an estimated crowd of 40,000 screaming fans. The opening ceremony at the Ramat Gan National Stadium - replete with a torch-lighting, a march of...
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The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the much-debated energy bill on Tuesday, laying the groundwork for what promises to be a contentious series of negotiations with the House of Representatives, which passed its own version of the legislation in April. By a vote of 85-12, the Senate passed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, which offers some $18 billion in tax...
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The Earth cries out for care; national, local legislators act
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Give a man a recycling bin and you might just have won a convert to the environmentalist cause. Teach a government how to recycle - get it to mandate such behavior - and you've made history. So it goes in Washington, D.C., and America's 50 state capitals: Individual, even small-group change - this consumer buys a hybrid-electric car, that synagogue...
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With a large black kipah slightly askew atop a mat of graying hair, and strands of his flowing beard branching off in all directions, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz evokes the image of the classic absent-minded professor. Indeed, his tendency to ask more questions than provide answers might lead those unfamiliar with his body of work to conclude that the man once...
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