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  • Getting the lay of the land

    By Tom Tugend

    March 20, 2013 | 10:36 am

    When Jennifer Thompson left her academic position in Iowa to join the Jewish Studies faculty at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), she encountered two problems.

    Despite the huge number of Jews living in the San Fernando Valley, it was difficult for her to get a...

  • Iowa Jewish Federation pulls out of 9/11 event over flag

    September 14, 2011 | 11:29 am

    A Jewish organization in Iowa pulled out of a multifaith prayer service commemorating the 9/11 attacks because the event did not display an American flag.

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines withdrew from the Sept. 11 event sponsored by the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa when...