Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775

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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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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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By:
Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
For Ribeiro e Castro, correcting the injustice done to Portugal's Jews meant spearheading a bill to naturalize the descendants of those expelled, a measure that unanimously passed the Portuguese parliament in April.
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The community's central fundraising body has approved the allocation of $25 million to programs near and far.
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