Suburban Philadelphia High School Gets $8M Gift

The Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, has received an $8.6 million gift.

Jews Unite To Defend Policy on Syrian Refugees — With a Few Exceptions

Jewish groups and lawmakers have mostly united to defend the White House plan to admit some Syrian refugees, with many making emotional comparisons to Jews’ flight from Nazi Germany. Which ones have bucked the trend and why?


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Ezra Schwartz, the American teenager killed by in a West Bank terror attack, was fondly remembered Sunday by a string of family and friends at his funeral in his hometown of Sharon, Massachusetts.

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