Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774

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Ron Kampeas, JTA
While national Jewish organizations sort through the essential services that the federal government shutdown may cut, Jewish service providers in the Washington area are dealing with the tens of thousands of furloughed workers in their midst.
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JTA
Francois Englert, a Belgian Jewish professor at Tel Aviv University and a Holocaust survivor, shared the Nobel Prize in physics.
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JTA Staff
Some 800,000 people flocked to the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the Israeli sage who founded the Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised a major influence on Jewish law.
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
If you’re pouring millions into Jewish-identity building, what do you do when a survey shows that the number of U.S. Jews engaging with Jewish life and religion is plummeting?
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JTA
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the renowned Israeli sage who founded the influential Sephardi Orthodox Shas political party and exercised major influence on Jewish law, has died.
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