Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774

Yes, there is reason for skepticism about this new round of negotiations. But we should follow the lead of the majority of Israelis and support the effort.
Melinda Mishkin Kieffer, JE Feature
After 40 years of talking about making aliyah, a Jewish educator and her husband say goodbye to their interim Jewish community in Penn Valley and move to a new homeland.
The drama of the Ethiopian return to the fold may be ending but our responsibility to help them succeed is not yet finished.
Lawrence Grossman
In a painful affront to the Jewish community, the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, recently defeated a government initiative to reinstate the legality of kosher slaughter of animals.
A disgruntled readers asks why funds have been curtailed for early learning centers throughout the city and suburbs and ZOA calls for expressions of outrage over "Jerusalem" ruling.

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