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Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank

09/02/2014
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Former U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining a Wall Street investment bank as vice-chairman and managing director.

Report: Joan Rivers On Life Support

09/02/2014
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Comic and talk show host Joan Rivers reportedly is on life support.

Urgently, H&M Asks, 'If Not Now, When?'

Amid Zara's 'concentration camp' shirt debacle, Swedish retailer's sold-out T-shirt is more homage than exploitation.

08/29/2014
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What do H&M and Jewish Voice For Peace have in common? Mishnaic sage Hillel, of course.

Retail giant H&M features "If Not Now When" tank top. hm.com

Labor Charges Dismissed Against Union-Breaking Philly Day School

08/27/2014
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The National Labor Relations Board dismissed charges against a Philadelphia Jewish day school that stopped recognizing its teachers union.

Multicultural Ties That Bind In Missouri

In shadow of Ferguson, group builds relationships across racial and cultural lines.

08/26/2014
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On the evening of Aug. 12, after two consecutive nights of clashes between police and protesters in Ferguson, Mo., Mikal Smith rose to address a community meeting in the neighboring city of Florissant.

Cultural Leadership alumni, discussing ways to facilitate productive conversations about the Michael Brown shooting.

Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks Her Jews

08/26/2014
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Los Angeles — Comedian Sarah Silverman broke out a Jewish joke as she took home a trophy at the 2014 Emmy Awards.

Nicky Hilton To Wed James Rothschild

Exactly how Jewish is the heir to the Rothschild billions?

08/25/2014
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It’s a match made in Jewish paparazzi heaven.

29-year-old hotel heiress Nicky Hilton is set to wed James Rothschild, scion and direct heir of the wealthy Jewish banking family.  The couple got engaged last weekend during a romantic boating trip, according to People magazine.

29-year-old hotel heiress Nicky Hilton is set to wed James Rothschild. Courtesy of gossipcafe.com.

Schechter Network Partnering With Montessori Group

08/21/2014
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The Conservative movement’s Schechter Day School Network and the Jewish Montessori Society have announced a strategic partnership.

Under the new arrangement, the two North American Jewish day school associations will share some programming and resources.

Philadelphia Synagogue’s Historian Found Dead In Home

08/20/2014
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A Philadelphia man who served as his synagogue’s informal historian was found beaten to death in his home.

Sophie Masloff, Pittsburgh’s First Jewish Mayor, Dies At 96

08/19/2014
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Sophie Masloff, the first Jewish mayor of Pittsburgh as well as the first female to lead the city, has died.

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