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Need to Know for Sept. 26

Need to Know for Sept. 26

Jared Kushner’s emails, Anthony Weiner’s sexting and Facebook’s ad targeting Crooked Jared? Jared Kushner, the senior White House adviser to President Donald Trump, used a private email account to conduct government business. “Mr. Kushner uses his White House email...

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Need to Know for Sept. 12

Need to Know for Sept. 12

Religion poll, white supremacists on campus, Jared Kushner, Venice Film Fest and 2017 Emmys Culturally Jewish According to a new poll released by the Public Religion Research Institute, only 43 percent of Americans today identify as white and Christian – and only 30...

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Need to Know for Sept. 7

Need to Know for Sept. 7

Hurricane Irma, Facebook, National Cathedral and a rhythmic gymnast Israel to Help Houston Israel’s Diaspora Affairs Ministry is advancing a plan to send $1 million in emergency aid to Houston’s flood-hit Jewish community. In announcing the plan Sept. 4,...

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Need to Know for Sept. 5

Need to Know for Sept. 5

Updates on Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, news on DACA, Congress returns and football season kicks off. Rebuilding Texas  The founder of Dell Technologies has pledged up to $36 million to rebuild Texas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey....

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Need to Know for Aug. 31

Need to Know for Aug. 31

How to help Harvey victims, international officials in hot water and Jews on pilgrimage. Act Locally, Think Globally Several Baltimore-area organizations have come up with ways to provide aid to Houston’s Hurricane Harvey victims. A relief fund set up by The...

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Need to Know for Aug. 29

Need to Know for Aug. 29

KKK in Maryland, Hurricane Harvey, Joe Arpaio and Conan’s excellent adventure KKK in Rosedale A Baltimore resident who leads Rosedale’s Ku Klux Klan chapter was arrested on Aug. 19 after the release of a video that appears to show him shooting at a black...

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Need to Know for Aug. 24

Need to Know for Aug. 24

ADL donations, transgender ban, James Comey, Gal Gadot Donations are Pouring in The Anti-Defamation League received 10 times as much money as usual from online donations in response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. The group, which combats...

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Need to Know for Aug. 22

Need to Know for Aug. 22

War rages on, anti-Semitism in U.K. and U.S., Ravens field trip and more More War in Afghanistan On Aug. 21, President Donald Trump presented a strategy for resolving the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan. In a nationally televised prime-time speech to troops at...

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