Saturday, July 2, 2016 Sivan 26, 5776
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In Philadelphia, the history doesn’t end over at Independence Hall — and many Jewish organizations are getting into the festivities.
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
Say what you want about Chaka Fattah — a Democrat who was convicted of 23 counts of racketeering, money laundering and fraud — but his commitment to the Jews and Israel was never questioned.
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Liz Spikol | JE Staff
When it comes to tattoos, there’s definitely a consensus: It is expressly forbidden to get a tattoo. The foundation for the prohibition appears in Leviticus: “You shall not make gashes in your flesh for the dead, or incise any marks on yourselves: I am the Lord.”
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
Jews and non-Jews, young and old, will gather at Congregation Mikveh Israel in Society Hill to commemorate the 40th anniversary of one of the most courageous, yet brazen moments in the history of combating terror: the raid on Entebbe.



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