Thursday, April 24, 2014 Nisan 24, 5774

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Hundreds gathered at Independence Hall for the 40th anniversary of the first public menorah-lighting ceremony in the world.
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Julie Wiener, JTA
A spate of attacks in which black assailants have randomly punched Jews in the face has residents of Crown Heights wondering if they’re seeing a return to the bad old days of the 1990s.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Fans of the rock legend remember his greatest hits including a clip of him singing with Netanyahu and Peres.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
When a Christian Zionist group in the Netherlands decided to show a symbol of their solidarity with the Jewish people, they set about building a 6-ton Star of David menorah.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Hawks in Congress want to prepare new sanctions legislation to automatically kick in if Iran fails to hold up its end of the interim deal, but Senate moderates might stand in their way.
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