Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

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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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JTA
The president of Hobby Lobby said the Oklahoma-based chain will carry Chanukah items in its stores near areas with large Jewish populations. Steve Green in an interview with The Associated Press published Saturday said the items will be in his crafts stores in New York and New Jersey by November. Last Friday, Green called blogger Ken Berwitz, who started the...
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Jewish advocates for gay marriage welcomed the introduction of a bill aimed at legalizing same-sex marriage that two state legislators from the Philly area announced in Love Park this week.
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