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March 28, 2014  RSS feed
World News

Hadassah crisis opens divisions between the hospital and women’s organization

JERUSALEM – The Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower stretches 223 feet skyward, welcoming visitors in a bright, expansive lobby strung with banners celebrating both the state of Israel and its premier hospital, the Hadassah Medical Organization.  More...

Obama renominates St. Pete’s Liz Sembler to broadcasting board

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Barack Obama nominated Liz Sembler of St. Petersburg to a second six-year term on the board of Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  Sembler is the director of Congregational Engagement for Congregation B’nai Israel in St. Petersburg and previously served as director of Jewish studies at the defunct Pinellas County Jewish Day School.  More...

No second thoughts: Immigrants to Israel don’t regret dropping Second Seder

Rather than feeling a sense of loss, leaving the second Passover seder behind in the U.S., or France, or Turkey, or any other country of origin is touted as a perk of living in Israel that new immigrants to the Jewish state mention in the same breath as the universal availability of fresh pita and falafel.  More...

Strike cutting flow of supply won't stop massive Nepal Seder

(JTA) – The massive Passover Seder held annually in Katmandu is expected to go on this year despite a strike by Israel's Foreign Ministry that is preventing the shipment of supplies for the Seder.  More...

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