Wednesday, May 4, 2016 Nisan 26, 5776

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Ben Sales, JTA
In the wake of last week's Chief Rabbinate election, which saw the defeat of a popular reformist candidate and the victory of two sons of former haredi Orthodox chief rabbis, several groups are pushing to provide alternative services in hopes of circumventing Israel's entrenched religious establishment.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
After 20 years of stops, starts and a bloody intifada in between, John Kerry believes he can pull out a final status Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in nine months. Why the rush? Read on for JTA's analysis.
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JTA
Israel won the most medals at the 19th Maccabiah Games, which came to a close in Jerusalem.
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William Scranton — who died July 29 at the age of 96 — likely didn’t introduce the term “even-handed” to the Middle East political lexicon, but the debate has persisted long past his use of the term.
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A 13-member group of local African-American and Jewish leaders spent a week in Israel exploring issues and visiting historical sites..
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