Friday, August 26, 2016 Av 22, 5776
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There is something both intimidating and transcendent about being in the physical presence of a book that was printed in the 15th century.
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A new discovery by Israeli and German researchers could be the key to stop the spread of melanoma, the deadliest kind of skin cancer.
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
At just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 17, their 10-hour ordeal of a flight finally concluded, 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel staggered off the El Al charter. They couldn’t possibly have imagined what they were in for next.
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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Endowment Fund for School Choice announced its decision to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools.



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