Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

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JTA
Holocaust survivors and victims' heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up in 1998 following a scandal over dormant accounts of Jews killed in World War II, according to a Swiss Jewish weekly.
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JTA
New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has purchased a stake in the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem.
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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Of all the compelling stories of athletic achievement and challenges overcome that could be told by the 9,000 participants at the 19th Maccabiah Games, it might be hard to find one to top Jacques Demers.
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High school and college students interning at local Jewish agencies briefly put the greater good aside to compete against one another in the JEVS Human Services brand of "The Amazing Race."
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JTA
Poland’s American-born chief rabbi said he would resign if a definitive ban on kosher slaughter is imposed in the country.
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