Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775

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Pennsylvania State Sen. Anthony H. Williams and State Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, neither of whom is Jewish, are trying to pass a law that would make Holocaust and genocide education mandatory for Pennsylvania students grades six through 12.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
If you have nuclear weapons, all sorts of bad behavior will be tolerated. That’s the lesson some are worried Iran may be learning from North Korea’s increasingly confrontational stance against South Korea and the United States.
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U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s official announcement this week that she is running for governor puts her in the running to become Pennsylvania’s first female Jewish chief executive.
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A local attorney has refocused her efforts to helping refugee students navigate Philadelphia public schools and build a new life.
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A member of a Dutch family that hid a young child was honored at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park.
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