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EDITORIAL The Red Flag of Philadelphia When the gavel closes out this years Democratic National Convention, with just over 100 days remaining until November 8s general election, the campaigns of Hill

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OPED Tim Kaine and Jewish Voters By Abraham H. MillerJNS.org The Jewish communitys polarization in reaction to the selection of Sen. Tim Kaine Va. as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton

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COMMUNITY NEWS Gordon Haas to Lead NJ State Association of Jewish Federations By JLNJ Staff Gordon Haas was elected to serve as president of the NJ State Association of Jewish Federations at its Annu

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COMMUNITY NEWS Mikvah Opens at Englewoods Ahavath Torah CONTINUED FROM P. 1 per, who is stepping down as president after more than 20 years. She credited interior designer Daphna Brainson for helping

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