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  • 1 in 5 U.S. Jews: No religion

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 2, 2013 | 3:13 pm

    Of the approximately 5.3 million American adults who consider themselves Jewish, 22 percent say they have no religion, according to a new survey of American Jews conducted by the Pew Research Center and released on Oct. 1. 

    The study’s findings show a dramatic increase over the...

  • U.S. court: Americans born in Jerusalem not from ‘Israel’

    July 23, 2013 | 11:14 am

    A federal court upheld the State Department’s refusal to list “Israel” as the country of birth for Americans born in Jerusalem.

    The 42-page decision released Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia delved into constitutional law in finding that Congress,...

  • It was 45 years ago today

    By The Web Guy

    August 28, 2008 | 2:20 pm

    It was 45 years ago today when Martin Luther King gave his famous “I have a dream” speech in Washington, D.C.

    I was a 16-year old kid from the suburbs who came to the steamy swamps of the District to join in the historic demonstration and hear what he had to say. I took the bus...

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