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An Attack ‘Inside My Childhood Home’

In Kansas City, targeting a community’s beating heart.

04/17/2014
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Overland Park, Kan. — Every Friday at noon, my 2-year-old daughter and I rush through the doors of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City here to meet my father for lunch.

The Jewish Community Campus of Greater Kansas City, where two people were killed Sunday.  JTA

Suspected Kansas City JCC Shooter Charged With Murder In State Court

04/13/2014
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The suspect in the shootings of three people at two Jewish institutions in suburban Kansas City was charged in state court.

Teachers Union Files NLRB Complaint Against Philly Day School

04/10/2014
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The American Federation of Teachers filed an unfair labor practices complaint against the board of suburban Philadelphia’s Perelman Jewish Day School.

The board of the Perelman Jewish Day School stopped recognizing its teachers union. Wikimedia Commons

Report: Nigella Lawson Can’t Enter U.S. Over Drug Use

04/04/2014

The British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson was banned from flying to the United States because she confessed to taking illegal drugs, British media reported.

Sheldon Adelson Holds Court At Republican Jewish Convention

In Vegas, GOP Jews focus on Israel, while contenders focus on big giver and casino mogul.

04/01/2014
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Las Vegas — The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.

Gov. Chris Christie speaking in Las Vegas last weekend before the Republican Jewish Coalition. Getty Images

Houston Man Indicted For Synagogue Bomb Threats

03/30/2014

A federal grand jury indicted a Houston man for calling in bomb threats to two city synagogues, a municipal courthouse and a private business.

Jewish Groups Resume Dialogue With Mainline Churches

03/28/2014

WASHINGTON — Leaders of national Jewish groups resumed a dialogue with mainline Christian churches ruptured by a call in 2012 by some Christian leaders to consider cutting U.S. assistance to Israel.

Moody’s: Yeshiva U. Could Run Out Of Unrestricted Cash In 2015

03/26/2014

Yeshiva University is at risk of running out of unrestricted cash in the near-term future, Moody’s Investors Service warned.

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