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WORLD NEWSBRIEFS CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE ah torchlighting ceremony, including Israeli Olympic judo bronze medalists Ori Sasson and Yarden Gerbi, paralympic medalist rower Moran Samuel, gymnast

EDITORIAL UNRWA, Theres More to Discover The United Nations Relief and Works Agency UNRWA discovered fully constructed terror tunnels under two of its schools in Gaza. Shocker. And perhaps even more

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COMMUNITY NEWS TABC Celebrates Honorees and Academic Teams at Scholarship Breakfast By JLNJ Staff This past Sunday, over 200 people gathered together for the TABC Annual Scholarship Breakfast. The ho

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COMMUNITY NEWS Congregation Keter Torah Honors Gellis and Gruenspecht Families ago, with their three young childrenAtara, Ayelet and Zvi. After many years workMonday, June 19, Congregation Ket ing in

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COMMUNITY NEWS Reunification of Yerushalayim Celebrated at Israel Day Concert in Central Park By Michoel Bretter Drizzles of rain could not dampen the enthusiasm and spirit of those who came from far

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COMMUNITY NEWS president of the Zionist Organization of America, stressed the historical Jewish connection to the land of Israel, in contrast to top Trump advisor Boris Epshteyn, Aar the historical Mu

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NEW IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Never Satisfied By Rabbi Mordechai and Nina Glick Last week, there were few who werent complaining about the unseasonal weather. Its too cold, its too damp and, as so many rep

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