Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Nisan 12, 5775

Graham Spanier, the Jewish former president of Penn State University whose parents fled Nazi Germany and who had been a big supporter of the campus Hillel, is now facing criminal charges. He was fired last year in the wake of the child sex abuse scandal that centered around former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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While Jewish institutions in the Philadelphia area emerged from the recent storm relatively unscathed, such was not the case in New York and New Jersey, where the total cost of the devastation is still being assessed.
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Jewish Telegraphic Agency
JTA provided this comparison of the candidates’ positions on some key issues of concern to Jewish voters.
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Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
WASHINGTON Mitt Romney’s record as a moderate Republican governor would seem to have made him ideally suited to peel off Jewish votes from President Barack Obama. The problem is that he spent much of the past half decade running from that past. Now, however, as the campaign draws to a close, Romney is ditching his “severely conservative” primary persona, as...
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Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The moment in the final presidential debate when President Barack Obama described his visit to Israel’s national Holocaust museum and to the rocket-battered town of Sederot seemed to be aimed right for the kishkes.
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