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  • Where is Federation’s Gaza war relief money going?

    By Jared Sichel

    3 weeks ago

    In each of Israel’s wars in recent years, as the country’s soldiers have been on the front lines and its civilians in the south have resided in bomb shelters, the Jewish social service establishment has consistently called upon Jews in the Diaspora to donate money to help. 

    And...

  • Charedim need more Judaism

    By David Suissa

    July 24, 2013 | 1:32 pm

    I saw two opposite ends of Jewish tolerance last Friday night in Jerusalem’s Old City. As I walked through the Jaffa Gate on my way to a Shabbat dinner, I noticed some black-hatted Charedim kicking a taxicab while yelling, “Shabbos, Shabbos!”

    A little while later, at the home of...

  • Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate is reopened

    April 21, 2010 | 11:47 am

    Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate was reopened after a two-month renovation.

    A black cloth that covered the gate was removed during a rededication ceremony Wednesday of the 16th century gate.

    The restoration is part of a multi-year $4 million project to renovate the Old City walls. The...

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