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Local Cheers and Some Remorse

Spirits soared — and some dimmed — at  election watch parties Tuesday night with the news that President Barack Obama had won a second...
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Making Book

Top off your weekend with a trip to the Katz JCC in Jersey for a star-studded line-up at the annual Bank of America Festival...
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Last of Ethiopian Aliyah to Begin

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews that arrived last week launched the final stages of the aliyah from Ethiopia. The...
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Sandy Stories: Destruction, Recovery, Kindness

A week after “Superstorm” Sandy swept into the New York area with fierce winds, driving rain and a high tide for the history books,...
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Actress Portrays a Number of Israelis, Raising Audience Ire

Helen Gottstein sits at the head of the room with her legs crossed and a scarf draped over her head. She tells the Philadelphia...
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Israeli Star Scores a New Path

It was a thrilling  foot race right down to the wire — and when the contest was over, it was Israel that became a...
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Kosher Eatery Varies Hues on a Jewish Canvas

The restaurateurs behind Citron and Rose, a kosher Main Line restaurant, were considering for their menu a fish dish that they weren’t entirely satisfied...
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He’s in the Army, His Weapons Are Words

When 25-year-old Dovi Meles completes his training with the U.S. Army, he could called upon to serve anywhere in the world. When 25-year-old Dovi Meles...
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Dissecting the Jewish Vote

According to national exit polls, President Barack Obama won 69 to 70 percent of the Jewish vote — an overwhelming majority commensurate with projections,...
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Israeli Leaders Congratulate Obama

The day after winning re-election, Israeli leaders congratulated President Obama on his victory.    JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israeli leaders congratulated President Obama on his reelection. "The strategic alliance between...