Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Nisan 23, 5774

A group of 10 local rabbis came to the defense of Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro, who had backed another county official’s decision to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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Ron Kampeas | JTA
The good news for Israel in President Obama’s speech at the United Nations was his insistence that any steps Iran takes to solve the standoff over its nuclear program be transparent and verifiable. The bad news: Obama didn't say what those steps should be.
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Drawing on two decades of outreach experience, a Main Line couple is building up their own following: a diverse group of families who meet up for holidays, in-home educational seminars and even trips to Israel.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Five years after its creation, J Street is finding greater mainstream acceptance even as it continues to anger sectors of the community.
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Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
A rabbi’s near fatal July shooting in the Russian republic of Dagestan has the community of about 2,000 Jews questioning their ability to persevere among a predominantly Muslim population.
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