Monday, August 3, 2015 Av 18, 5775

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JTA
The Anti-Defamation League signed a letter initiated by Native American groups to NFL players urging them to speak out for changing the name of the Washington Redskins.
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Ben Sales, JTA
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict loomed large over Pope Francis’s visit to Israel and the West Bank.
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JTA
Jewish leaders in Ukraine expressed satisfaction with the poor showing of ultranationalist candidates in the country’s presidential elections and the victory by oligarch Viktor Poroshenko.
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Gavin Rabinowitz, JTA
Despite the arrest last year of its leaders, Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party managed significant gains in European Parliament elections. Does the Greek government have a strategy for beating Golden Dawn?
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Beth Kissileff, JTA
Philip Roth, whose early writings outraged many of his fellow Jews, received an honorary doctorate from the Jewish Theological Seminary.
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