Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Chanukah has moved so far into the American vernacular that weeks after the last candle was extinguished, symbols of the holiday still permeate the public sphere. Local rabbis weigh in on the implications.
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JTA
A Marc Chagall painting discovered in a sensational art trove found in Munich is believed to have been looted by the Nazis from a Latvian Jewish family.
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U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz told Orthodox leaders on the Main Line that she is hoping to get "100 percent support from the Jewish community" in her bid to become Pennsylvania's next governor.
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Joshua Hersz
The Barrack Hebrew Academy Boys Varsity Basketball team won their first game of the season while the school's Lady Cougars Girls Varsity continued a winning streak, wrapping up before the holiday break with a 6-1 record.
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Julie Wiener, JTA
Inspired by an eight-year-old who recently succumbed to Leukemia, more than 50 rabbis and counting have signed up to shave their heads to raise money for pediatric cancer research.
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