Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Av 20, 5775

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JTA
Israel canceled a planned meeting with Palestinian peace negotiators after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party signed a unity accord with Hamas — an organization that is considered to be a terrorist group by Israel.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs is supporting J Street’s effort to join the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
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JTA
Shalom Cohen, a rabbi known for his hostility toward modern Orthodox and secular Israeli Jews, was appointed spiritual leader of the Orthodox Sephardi Shas Party.
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JTA
Hundreds attended the funeral for Israel Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed near Hebron while on his way to a Passover seder with his family.
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Rabbi Ira Budow
Eighth-graders at Abrams Hebrew Academy explored Israel's dichotomy as the ancient Jewish homeland and a modern startup nation, according to the day school's director.
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