Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

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JTA
The creator of the quenelle salute was arrested for allegedly attacking bailiffs who arrived to collect fines the French comedian owes for inciting hatred against Jews.
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JTA
The director-general of the cultural arm of the United Nations indefinitely postponed an exhibition on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel, implying that opening it could harm peace talks.
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JTA
The Israeli government issued an artists’ visa to the 47-year-old Filipina caregiver who won the country's X Factor show so that she can now be employed as a singer.
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The first time their paths crossed, Don Greenbaum was among the soldiers who liberated the concentration camp where Ernie Gross expected to die. Reunited through the Exponent, the two now share their story at Holocaust awareness events.
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JTA
While it is common in the Conservative movement for women to don tefillin, it remains a controversial practice in the Orthodox world, where many believe it violates Jewish law.
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