Friday, September 4, 2015 Elul 20, 5775

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Moira Schneider, JTA
South Africa’s Jews remembered Mandela, the country’s first democratically elected president, as a close friend, one with deep ties to prominent community figures and a partner in the decades-long effort to end apartheid.
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Hadag Nahash got a Center City crowd up and dancing to their beat.
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In a meeting with John Kerry, the Israeli prime minister expresses his willingness to accept a two-state solution with the Palestinians, with assurances of Israel's continued security.
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JTA
An incoming New York City councilwoman said the wave of knockout game attacks is caused by tension between blacks and Jews. Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo, who was elected to represent the Crown Heights neighborhood in Brooklyn and will take office next month, made the statement in a Facebook post on Tuesday. She calls for a zero-tolerance policy in reference to the...
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The graffiti, which called the Women of the Wall "scum," targeted board member Peggy Cidor, whose house was also vandalized in may.
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