Thursday, June 30, 2016 Sivan 24, 5776

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JTA
The Israeli government issued an artists’ visa to the 47-year-old Filipina caregiver who won the country's X Factor show so that she can now be employed as a singer.
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The first time their paths crossed, Don Greenbaum was among the soldiers who liberated the concentration camp where Ernie Gross expected to die. Reunited through the Exponent, the two now share their story at Holocaust awareness events.
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JTA
While it is common in the Conservative movement for women to don tefillin, it remains a controversial practice in the Orthodox world, where many believe it violates Jewish law.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Google's buyout of Israeli start-up Waze brought $1.5 million to Tmura, a nonprofit organization. Experts say similar stories of corporate philanthropy are on the rise.
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JTA
A large group of Congress members, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, criticized the American Studies Association's decision to boycott Israel in a strongly worded letter.
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