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  1. Growing Up Latina and Jewish, I Was A ContradictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Forward

    When I was in junior high school in Newton, Massachusetts, a middle class suburb of Boston with a large Jewish population, my friends could not believe that I, a blonde blue-eyed Jewish girl, had a brother named Fernando. This was the 80's, and Jewish kids in Newton had names like Alex, Jon, and David, with some Sams and Elijahs thrown in for good measure.

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  2. In New England, Number Of Jews Applying For German Citizenship QuadruplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Forward

    The number of Jewish descendants of Holocaust survivors who have applied for German citizenship has nearly quadrupled this year in the part of the United States served by Germany's Boston consulate, radio station WBUR reported Thursday. Consul general Ralf Horlemann told the station that 49 people had received dual citizenship in the first quarter of 2017 through a law that supplies those rights to descendants of people whose citizenships were revoked under Nazi rule.

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  3. Israel's Ban Of BDS Supporters Stirs Rather Than Stifles DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Forward

    The Israeli Knesset recently passed a bill that bans entry to Israel of foreign nationals who call for economic, cultural or academic boycotts of either Israel or the territory it controls beyond the Green Line. It's left me wondering: As a pro-Israel, pro-peace American Jew who is committed to the two-state solution and to opposing the occupation, am I still welcome in Israel? I grew up actively involved in the Jewish community in Newton, Massachusetts, attending Jewish day school and participating in a Jewish youth group.

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  4. The Secret Jewish History Of The PussyhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Forward

    While supporters of Donald Trump sport red baseball hats with the promise to "Make America Great Again," Trump's opponents have their own signature piece of headwear: the pink pussyhat. The hand-knit hat with cat ears designed by Jayna Zweiman, 38, and her friend Krista Suh has become a recognized symbol of dissent.

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  5. A Radically Egalitarian Jewish WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Forward

    It is a dark time for many Americans. The election of Donald Trump, coupled with Republican domination of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the vast majority of state legislatures threaten much of the progress many demographics, such as women and LGBT people have achieved not only during the Obama years but over the past several decades.

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