A man in Louisville, Kentucky, was arrested after he stole a Torah scroll from Jewish Hospital.
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Israel launched a search and rescue operation to find her, and officials from the U.S. Embassy have been involved in the process.
“These fundamentalist Christian chaplains have shut down Shabbat services,” service leader Jeannette Mize said. “They just snapped their fingers.”
The bill requires every public middle and high school in the state to include in their curriculum instruction on the Holocaust and other genocides.
A Republican representative said that the bill is “nondiscriminatory” because it does not mention a specific religion.
“We want to make sure that teachers can teach and make sure that they don’t go in to preach,” said Kate Miller of the ACLU.
I saw two Jewish patients during my 5 years working in Paoli, Indiana— and each time, it was something of a surprise.
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Yarmuth’s decision follows on similar announcements from two other Jewish House Dems — Steve Cohen of Tennessee and Jerrold Nadler of New York — and two dozen of their colleagues.