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Community News Continued from Page 89 We are extremely pleased that Touro has been awarded this grant for another three years, said Dr. LaMar P. Miller, dean of Touros Graduate School of Education and

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Community News Continued from Page 91 ran, shlita, emphasized the supreme importance of contributing to the Chasdei Bas Sheva Fund he has personally established and declared that tzedakah to the Chasd

Prisoner Exchange Continued from Front Cover of the Free Gilad campaign that was aggressively waged by the Shalit family and the media, but many of those who have been wounded, or whose family members

Prisoner Exchange Continued from Page 93 ligion is the source of the conflict. One of the master butchers, Abdullah Bargourti who ultimately was not released, but was the operator of many of those who

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Prisoner Exchange Continued from Page 94 Sherri Mandell wrote, in the Jerusalem Post, on the day of the terrorist release My son Koby Mandell and his friend Yosef Ish Ran were murdered by terrorists 1

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Prisoner Exchange Continued from Page 96 who target Americans. A department statement said the office would be responsible for monitoring the investigation and prosecution of terrorists who attack Ame


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