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PJ Library Teaches Judaism To All Ages

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Adrian Peterson is a past Palestine Wildcat football star, an all time leading rusher for the Minnesota Vikings, and now has been charged with injury to a child.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:11 PM EDT SPECIAL TO THE HERALD PLAINVILLE The Middle School of Plainville will host an anti-bullying training program for parents and guardians, presented by the Anti-Defamation League, on Sept.

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Joe Biden has apologized for using the term shylocks in a recent speech, saying it was a poor choice of words and not intended as a slight to the Jewish community. Biden made the comment referring to money lenders who haggled with United States service members stationed overseas. People would come up to him and talk about what was happening to them at home in terms of foreclosures, in terms of bad loans that were being I mean, these shylocks who took advantage of these women and men while overseas, Biden said.

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Anoush Hakimi and Ivana Popovic Photo courtesy of Ivana Popovic During World War II, Mileva Popovic hid four Jewish families from the Nazis in her home in the former Yugoslavia, now Montenegro. After Milevas son Vladimir found out about his family history, he started to learn about Judaism and became fascinated by its teachings.


A Jewish conversion, three generations in the making

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As we look back on the triumphs and failures of the past year, let’s reflect on one of the perennial shortfalls of the Jewish world — how we consistently overlook the importance of teaching the extraordinary story of the Jewish people.

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Rabbi Lori Shapiro is building a Venice congregation that crosses denominational and cultural boundaries to make Judaism relevant for all Rabbi Lori Shapiro transformed a booth into a sukkah at the 2010 Abbot Kinney Festival Chances are that Rabbi Lori Shapiros Passover seder last April in Venice was unlike any other. For starters, it wasnt held at a synagogue steeped in tradition but within the aggressively contemporary architecture of the 800 Main event space. Most of the 85 people in attendance were not particularly religious about their Judaism.

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Jewish organisation reprimands gaffe-prone US vice-president

Biden accepts use of word ‘Shylocks’ was a poor choice

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A central Indiana grandmother went all out to celebrate her birthday.

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New Palestine grandmother goes for birthday skydive

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Israel's interior minister, seen as a rival and potential successor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, announced on Wednesday he was quitting the government, in a move that stunned the political right.

Netanyahu rival shocks Israel with sudden plan to quit cabinet