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The Jewish Press
High Court Rules Woman Can Serve as Director-General of State Rabbinic Courts | 25 Av 5777 – August 16, 2017Haredi parties were quick to slam the decision, and said they would resist impl
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 hours ago
Haredi parties were quick to slam the decision, and said they would resist implementing it. MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism), chairman of the Knesset Science and Technology Committee, said the lawsuit had nothing to do with fighting... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Couple make history after celebrating Britain's first interfaith lesbian weddingallow it. “I’m very grateful that we’ve been able to do this. We get to embrac
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
allow it. “I’m very grateful that we’ve been able to do this. We get to embrace both cultures, Hinduism as well as Judaism. “I hope this brings people together.” Miriam added: “It was always very important to Kalavati to get... Read more
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Business Insider
The chilling worldview of this white supremacist who helped lead the Charlottesville rally shows why so many people are furious with Trumpreferring to the marriage between Trump's daughter Ivanka and Jared Kushner, wh
Business Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
referring to the marriage between Trump's daughter Ivanka and Jared Kushner, who are Jewish. Ivanka Trump converted to judaism for her husband, Jared Kushner.Getty "I don't think that you could feel about race the way that I do, and watch that... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Expect Huge Blowout at the Kotel as WOW, Reform, Conservative, Blow Shofars | 25 Av 5777 – August 16, 2017the Zionist Union are expected to arrive at the Western Wall in order to streng
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 hours ago
the Zionist Union are expected to arrive at the Western Wall in order to strengthen the members of the liberal streams of Judaism.” When did folks who disobey 2,000 years of rabbinic teaching become “liberal streams?” When did the old-time... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Don't forget to take a breakof days. In the middle of this we discover a need to slow down, to honor our ne
The Journal-Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
of days. In the middle of this we discover a need to slow down, to honor our need to take a rest from the daily grind. Judaism has given all faith traditions a word for this: Sabbath. Like most words adopted into the English dictionary, Sabbath... Read more
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The Jewish Advocate
Overcoming anti-Semitism requires us getting over ourselvesissued a sentimental and moralistic statement that contained but a single actio
The Jewish Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
issued a sentimental and moralistic statement that contained but a single action item: prayer. Conversely, the Reform Judaism movement, which exists to provide comfort and insight for its congregants, issued a statement with far more secular... Read more
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Al.com
The secrets behind Bob Dylan's Muscle Shoals albumsHe tried to read the youths' placards to see what the fess was. "Best I could t
Al.com / Posted 8 hours ago
He tried to read the youths' placards to see what the fess was. "Best I could tell it was protesting Bob's conversion from Judaism to Christianity," Oldham says. "It blew my mind." Oldham's Hammond B-3 organ and Wurlitzer electric piano were... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu Picks Former Justice Minister to Lead New Conversions Bill Deliberations | 24 Av 5777 – August 16, 2017Justice Minister and Finance Minister Moshe Nissim (Likud) to lead a panel to f
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 hours ago
Justice Minister and Finance Minister Moshe Nissim (Likud) to lead a panel to formulate recommendations on conversion to Judaism in Israel. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Netanyahu believes that “Nissim’s rich experience will help... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Parashat Re’eh: Traveling to Home Base and Eternal Life | Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo | 24 Av 5777 – August 16, 2017thoughts. The neshama is therefore infinite. Friedrich Nietzsche said that the
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 hours ago
thoughts. The neshama is therefore infinite. Friedrich Nietzsche said that the final reward of the dead is to die no more. Judaism would say: the final reward of the dead is to experience no absolute mortality. The Halacha makes a distinction... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Brien Lundin: If They Don't Want You To Own It, You Probably Should'6 million.' The prophesy then reads: You will return, but with 6 million less.
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 hours ago
'6 million.' The prophesy then reads: You will return, but with 6 million less. See Ben Weintraub: 'The Holocaust Dogma of Judaism,' Cosmo Publishing, Washington 1995, page 3. The missing 6 million must be so before the Jews can return to the... Read more
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The Forward
It’s Time To Put A Stop To Purity Tests. Jewish Values Contradict Each OtherFor in truth, they are all authentically Jewish. It is a short and toxic step
The Forward / Posted 22 hours ago
For in truth, they are all authentically Jewish. It is a short and toxic step from excluding genuine Jewish values from Judaism to excluding genuine Jewish persons from Am Israel. We have always had among us individuals who have no greater joy... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Response to racist graffiti at playgroundthe matter. The graffiti was found on a playground slide, and included what lo
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
the matter. The graffiti was found on a playground slide, and included what looked like a Star of David, associated with Judaism, and a Nazi swastika. It has been removed. The safety and security of our students and families is of the utmost... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
School, parents respond to racist graffiti at playgroundthe matter. The graffiti was found on a playground slide, and included what lo
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
the matter. The graffiti was found on a playground slide, and included what looked like a Star of David, associated with Judaism, and a Nazi swastika. The safety and security of our students and families is of the utmost importance to us. Please... Read more
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Gulf News
Trump’s slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges.Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
233 North American Olim including 70 Future Soldiers Arrive Tuesday | 23 Av 5777 – August 15, 2017to fashion stylists and aspiring actors, today’s flight saw a diverse group of
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
to fashion stylists and aspiring actors, today’s flight saw a diverse group of individuals representing all streams of Judaism and demographics. Nefesh B’Nefesh, in cooperation with Friends of the IDF (FIDF), cares for thousands of Lone... Read more
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The Christian Post
Hitler's Lies: Responding to Nazism Todaytheir enemy; (3) convince them that he will defeat their enemy if they vote for
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
their enemy; (3) convince them that he will defeat their enemy if they vote for him. In this case, the primary "enemy" was Judaism. Hitler told Germans that the so-called "Aryan" people (primarily North Europeans) were the superior race. Their... Read more
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Raw Story
The power of ordinary people facing Totalitarianismpassing legislation allowing Hitler to rule by decree. Within months, Germany’
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
passing legislation allowing Hitler to rule by decree. Within months, Germany’s free press was destroyed. “Belonging to Judaism had become my own problem and my own problem was political.” Leaving Germany a few months later, Arendt settled in... Read more
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International Business Times
Video shows Israeli police raid East Jerusalem hospital where staff and patients were 'terrorised' dead by Israeli-Arab gunmen. The area is home to the al-Aqsa mosque and the Do
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
dead by Israeli-Arab gunmen. The area is home to the al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock and it is the holiest site in Judaism and the third holiest in Islam. Ghanam was wounded during clashes with four Border Police officers who, according to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Breitbart
Hindus Demanding Resignation of Kellogg CEO Over Undisclosed Inclusion of Beef in Productsof Hindus in the U.S.A. In fact, because Hinduism does not have the same sort o
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
of Hindus in the U.S.A. In fact, because Hinduism does not have the same sort of all encompassing rules as Islam or Judaism where it concerns conventions for dress or consumption of food, many Hindus do not feel their religion includes any... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Christians Who Demonize Israel | Denis MacEoin | 23 Av 5777 – August 15, 2017with the land of their origin, and treating them as a people abandoned by God.
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
with the land of their origin, and treating them as a people abandoned by God. There is also repeated disparagement of Judaism as “tribal,” “primitive,” and “exclusionary.” Judaism has also been unjustly described as a “theology of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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The Forward
Zionist Group Shunned At Chicago SlutWalk — But Organizers Cry Sabotagein favor of opposing Israel. Some insisted the two causes were deeply intertwin
The Forward / Posted yesterday
in favor of opposing Israel. Some insisted the two causes were deeply intertwined. “Freedom of women is a core value of Judaism,” said Scout Bratt, a member of Jewish Voice for Peace, a pro-Palestinian group. “I’m speaking as an American Jew who... Read more
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ABC News
Trump has been slow to call out white nationalists before, critics sayracist, regularly pointing to his close ties to the Jewish community. Trump's s
ABC News / Posted yesterday
racist, regularly pointing to his close ties to the Jewish community. Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner practices Orthodox Judaism, and the president's daughter Ivanka Trump converted when she married Kushner. Kushner himself has defended his... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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Acton Commentary
A call to reaffirm the rational roots of Western identityrationale upon which the West has developed should not be pulled out from under
Acton Commentary / Posted 2 days ago
rationale upon which the West has developed should not be pulled out from underneath it. The indispensable contribution Judaism and Christianity has made to Western culture should spurn “discussion and affirmation”. Gregg concludes his article... Read more
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Daily Herald
Analysis: Trump's slow walk to condemning white supremaciststo such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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DW
Israel detains billionaire in major corruption probe |hall, is located on Temple Mount. Muslims call the mosque the "Noble Sanctuary,
DW / Posted 2 days ago
hall, is located on Temple Mount. Muslims call the mosque the "Noble Sanctuary," but it is also the most sacred site in Judaism, a place where two biblical temples were believed to have stood. As well, it is the third holiest site in Sunni... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ancient mug workshop found near site of Jesus wine miracleof stone vessels here in Galilee,” he said. “There has always been a question
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
of stone vessels here in Galilee,” he said. “There has always been a question amongst scholars regarding the nature of Judaism in Galilee,” something particularly important when studying early Christianity, he said. “The question is, who are... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Analysis: Why won't Donald Trump condemn white nationalism?to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. 'Right to the gutter' Still, he has a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump shows atypical caution after Charlottesvilleto such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why won't Donald Trump condemn white nationalism?to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Why won't Donald Trump condemn white nationalism?to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to such groups. Son-in-law Jared Kushner, the grandson of Holocaust survivors, and daughter Ivanka, who converted to Judaism, are among those who have defended the president against those charges. Still, he has a history of engaging in... Read more
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New York Post
Ivanka: There’s no place in society for ‘neo-nazis’and her husband Jared Kushner, also a top White House adviser, are both practic
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
and her husband Jared Kushner, also a top White House adviser, are both practicing Orthodox Jews. She converted to Judaism before marrying him in 2009. One person was killed when a car plowed into a crowd of anti-fascism protesters on a... Read more
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The Forward
Jewish Groups Condemn Charlottesville Violence, Trump’s Responseof our nation and to those that are the targets of hate messages,” Rabbi Rick J
The Forward / Posted 3 days ago
of our nation and to those that are the targets of hate messages,” Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said in statement issued on Saturday evening, adding that “once again, hate has killed. Three people were killed as... Read more
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Salon.com
Is Zionism “creepy”? The question at the heart of a social-media controversy deserves an answerto Palestine, the revival of Hebrew as a secular language, and the restoration
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
to Palestine, the revival of Hebrew as a secular language, and the restoration of the Jewish nation (in contrast to Judaism as a religious sect). These are the basic tenets of Zionism. At a level of abstraction, they and their origins fit... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Our Core | Moshe Feiglin | 21 Av 5777 – August 13, 2017and a police force got their answer this past month. We tried to create the tr
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
and a police force got their answer this past month. We tried to create the trappings of nationalism bereft of any hint of Judaism so that we could be a “normal” nation. But it turns out that without the Judaism that we have tried so hard to shed,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faith and Values: I confess to almighty God and to youapologize for them, and change for the better. Though understood in different
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
apologize for them, and change for the better. Though understood in different ways, the three Abrahamic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all agree with the Scottish maxim that “Confession is good for the soul.” Some directly... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
500 years after Protestant Reformation, Walters museum looks at human side of Martin Lutherto scholars, Hitler’s interpretation of Luther’s writings glosses over a crucia
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
to scholars, Hitler’s interpretation of Luther’s writings glosses over a crucial distinction: Luther’s objection to Judaism was based on a theological dispute, not a hypothesis of inherent genetic inferiority.) But for Han, the side of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
On The Bookshelf | Elliot Resnick | 20 Av 5777 – August 11, 2017Sombart, who was a gentile German economist who studied the Torah and Talmud in
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
Sombart, who was a gentile German economist who studied the Torah and Talmud in great depth. What’s the best book on Judaism you’ve ever read? Even as a rabbi, I’m guessing you don’t want me to answer, “The Torah”… For a general audience,... Read more
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Boston Globe
A factual fictional look inside Brooklyn’s Hasidic communityhe said. For both filmmaker and star, “Menashe” is personal. Lusting sees it a
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
he said. For both filmmaker and star, “Menashe” is personal. Lusting sees it as an opportunity to expose ultra-orthodox Judaism to the world of art and cinema. “I posted the first clip of a Hasidic on YouTube in 2006. Now there are many. I’m... Read more
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The Forward
BDS Embraced By Democratic Socialists — Including Jewish MembersJewish delegate from the New York DSA chapter. Dornbush, who voted for the reso
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
Jewish delegate from the New York DSA chapter. Dornbush, who voted for the resolution, credits the values she learned from Judaism for her vote. The vote reflects broader trends in activism and on campus in which some politically active Jews feel... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Long wait for captive Yazidis’ return spent rebuilding shrine in Iraq’s BashiqaEid Hajjin, the Yazidi festival which falls early September, celebrates Abraham
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
Eid Hajjin, the Yazidi festival which falls early September, celebrates Abraham, a prophet they have in common with Judaism, Islam and Christianity. The shrine is closely associated with Abraham as Yazidi religion says it was Malak Miran,... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
HSU’s Barker helps Team USA win gold at Maccabiah Gamescountries, 450 clubs, and 400,000 members” which “utilizes sports as a means to
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
countries, 450 clubs, and 400,000 members” which “utilizes sports as a means to bring Jewish people of all ages closer to Judaism and Israel in addition to various informal educational activities in a manner that surpasses politics and... Read more
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