Thursday, September 29, 2016 Elul 26, 5776

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JTA
U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.
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Schindler's List — not the film but the actual list — is now for sale. Two California collectors have listed what they claim is one of the original Schindler's Lists on eBay.
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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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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Hundreds of comments to an online story about Poland’s recent ban on kosher slaughter called on Jews to leave the country — and worse — disturbing many Jews in the predominantly Catholic country.
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In his first formal address to the Jewish community, Archbishop Charles Chaput spoke candidly about his desire for strong Jewish-Catholic relations, while also highlighting the issues that sometimes impede understanding between the two religions.
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