Saturday, April 30, 2016 Nisan 22, 5776

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Some 200 Jewish fans attended the debut Jewish Heritage Night at the 76ers run by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, and enjoyed themselves — even as their team fell to a 17th straight loss.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
Yosef Mendelevitch, on his return to the city where he was arrested in 1970 for attempting to hijack a plane to Israel, recalled the events that helped jump-start the campaign to free Soviet Jewry.
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JTA
The rabbi, who had been on suspension without pay since his Oct. 14 arrest on voyeurism charges, also was told to vacate his home, which is owned by the shul.
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Josh Tapper, JTA
While Israel remains the destination of choice for French Jews, Quebec’s largest city is quietly becoming a popular alternative for émigrés.
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Ben Sales, JTA
The Max Rayne Hand In Hand Jerusalem School, the city’s only Jewish-Arab primary and high school, is struggling to cope with an attack that comes in a year that has already been tougher than usual.
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