Lindsay Gordon first stepped foot on the University of B.C. campus at age 18, arriving from a small town near Oxford, England, after learning about the “excellent” education UBC provided.

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UBC names former banker as new chancellor

WILKES-BARRE-Passover began at sunset tonight, and people in Northeastern Pennsylvania are observing the jewish holiday. The Jewish Community Center in Wilkes-Barre hosted a Passover seder tonight

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VANCOUVER — Lindsay Gordon, a University of British Columbia double alumnus, was named the universitys 18th chancellor Monday. Gordon holds degrees from the Sauder School of Business and the UBC Economics Arts faculty and is the recently retired president and CEO of HSBC Bank Canada. Gordon came to UBC at the age of 18 from a small town near Oxford, England, after learning about the excellent education UBC provided.

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UBC's next Chancellor brings business background to the job

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. A 73-year-old southwest Missouri man with a long history of anti-Semitism is suspected of killing two people outside Overland Park’s Jewish Community Center and then a third at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility. After officers arrested Frazier Glenn Cross – an Aurora, Mo., man better known as F

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Man with history of anti-Semitism jailed in fatal shootings at Kansas Jewish centers

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:32 p.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:32 p.m.

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Liaison Committee Symposium: Robert W. Nicholson A recording of the latest Liaison Committee Hearing, with a symposium called, “The Effort to Divest Evangelical Christians from Israel: A New Campaign.” The ..

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Liaison Committee Symposium: Robert W. Nicholson – Video

WASHINGTON (AP) The arrest of Jonathan Pollard nearly 30 years ago set off an emotional legal saga that has confronted American presidents and Israeli prime ministers, wound through the courts and divided those who say the convicted spy has paid his debt to society and those who contend the damage he caused was incalculable.

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By Eric Tucker The arrest of Jonathan Pollard nearly 30 years ago set off an emotional legal saga that has confronted American presidents and Israeli prime ministers, wound through the courts and divided those who say the convicted spy has paid his debt to society and those who contend the damage he caused was incalculable. News that the Obama administration was considering releasing Pollard early from prison revived the familiar wedge between his supporters and detractors and focused new attention on the sensational espionage case of a US Navy intelligence analyst who got caught spying for Israel, only to become a key figure in a high-stakes diplomatic bid to rescue sagging Middle East peace talks. By Friday, however, the Mideast peace talks were on the verge of collapse, along with Pollard’s latest prospect for freedom.

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By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The arrest of Jonathan Pollard nearly 30 years ago set off an emotional legal saga that has confronted American presidents and Israeli prime ministers, wound through the courts and divided those who say the convicted spy has paid his debt to society and those who contend the damage he caused was incalculable. News that the Obama administration was considering releasing Pollard early from prison revived the familiar wedge between his supporters and detractors and focused new attention on the sensational espionage case of a U.S.

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Pollard talks latest twist in long legal US saga

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A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five.

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FLASHBACK: In 1984, Butch Van Breda Kolff returns as Lafayette's basketball coach

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