Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

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JTA
JERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel without bringing Israeli and Palestinian officials back to the peace negotiating table. Kerry said, however, that “real progress” had been made during his whirlwind trip and he would return to the region. He left Israel for Asia on Sunday afternoon following three meetings each with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
In a letter announcing his resignation as Y.U.’s chancellor and rosh yeshiva, Rabbi Norman Lamm acknowledged his failure to respond adequately to allegations of sexual abuse against school rabbis in the 1980s.
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Dubbed "The Pied Piper,” the much-respected real estate titan was remembered as a man whose spirit and generous resources lifted the entire Jewish community.
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The Jewish Exponent has won first place for Outstanding Website in the American Jewish Press Association’s annual Rockower competition.
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JTA
A broad array of Jewish groups praised the Senate's passage of the immigration reform bill, although it's fate in the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives is uncertain.
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