ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, "an unspeakable and heinous act of violence" and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of the investigation

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ADL Calls Shootings At Jewish Community Facilities In Overland Park, Kansas "Heinous And Unspeakable Acts Of Violence"

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Palestine: The Beauty of Resistance will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday in meeting room A at the Iowa City Public Library.

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Learn more about Palestine at library talk

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Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise For the sixth year, the SUNY Buffalo State Anne Frank Project (AFP) will explore difficult issues such as racism, bullying, and genocide through participatory workshops that include poetry, theater, music, and dance during a campuswide conference held this year on September 8-10. Free and open to the public, AFPs approximately 50 workshops follow a theme each year; the 2014 theme is Change Through Stories. Along with faculty and staff, members of the public are encouraged to submit ideas for workshops they would like to present

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Anne Frank Conference Seeking Workshop Submissions

Leaders from ADL's Central Pacific Region met with President Obama's Associate Director of Public Engagement, Matt Nosanchuk, who traveled to the Bay Area to conduct listening sessions with key community leaders. ADL  …

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Anti-Defamation League | ADL meets with President Obama's …

Oversight, use of 2 religious baths at issue Rabbi Kalman Klein, left, and attorney Thomas Olley presented the plans and took numerous questions Tuesday night on the proposed mikvahs that would service the controversial 396-home town house development in Bloomingburg. The sites have yet to receive Planning Board approval.Dawn J. Benko/For the Times Herald-Record Published: 2:00 AM – 03/26/14 MAMAKATING A public hearing held Tuesday night by the town Planning Board generated extensive discussion about the use and oversight of a pair of mikvahs a type of ritual bath used in Judaism that would serve the controversial 396-unit town house project on Winterton Road

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Bloomingburg mikvah plan discussed

Israel Electric Corp. should offer a 15 percent stake to the public and sell off power stations to save the indebted state-owned utility, according to a government panel.

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Israel Electric Urged by Panel to Sell Sites to Reduce Debt

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Published: Mon, March 24, 2014 @ 12:00 a.m. Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A lecture by an expert in American Jewish history and an exhibit focusing on a local Holocaust survivor are being sponsored by Youngstown State Universitys Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies

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JERUSALEM – Israel is building a national archaeological centre to store and showcase its rich collection of some two million ancient artifacts, including the world's largest collection of Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Tuesday. Most of Israel's state antiquities collection, currently stored in large warehouses that are closed to the public, will be moved to a new 35,000 …

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Israel building new headquarters to house 2 million artifacts, including Dead Sea Scrolls

(CNN) — At the American Israel Public Affairs Conference on Monday, Sen. John McCain of Arizona joked that, because of his close friendship with former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, he observed a lot of Judaism's   …

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McCain: I was 'bris' close to Jewish conversion – CNN Belief Blog …

Helen Gym, Philadelphia's “Citizen of the Year” in 2007 and co-founder of Parents United for Public Education, lent her deep insight to ADL's Civil Rights Committee about the state of education in the region.

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Anti-Defamation League | “Citizen of the Year” Helen Gym …

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