Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

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JTA
A town in Guatemala has asked its Jewish residents to register with the municipality and warned that they face expulsion.
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The local Federation endorsed the latest proposal for state legislation regarding Holocaust education, which does not include a mandate, but there are still separate efforts to come up with a different solution.
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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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