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World News

House advances bill docking PA for paying attackers’ families

(JTA) – A key House panel has advanced a bill that would reduce U.S. payments to the Palestinian National Authority if it continues to pay subsidies to the families of Palestinians jailed for or killed in attacks on Israelis.  More...

Critics warn House tax reform bill could politicize houses of worship

(JTA) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed major tax reform legislation along party lines that critics said effectively repeals an amendment designed to keep houses of worship nonpartisan.  More...

Reform leaders pushed and shoved by security at the Wall

(JTA) – Rabbi Rick Jacobs and other Reform Jewish leaders were pushed, pulled and had clothes torn by security guards as they tried to pray at the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem. More...

Judaism is star at new D.C. Bible museum

WASHINGTON – As the Burning Bush crackles, God is heard. “Mow-zes,” God says in the mysterious mid-Atlantic accent that Hollywood once trained its actors to use – the one Anne Baxter as Nefertiti used to summon Charlton Heston’s Moses in the 1956 blockbuster The Ten Commandments. “Mow-zes, Mow-zes.” More...

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