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How Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the ‘Jewish mother’ of Congress, rose and fell

How Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the ‘Jewish mother’ of Congress, rose and fell

Wasserman Schultz was a rising Jewish star in her party, until she led it.

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Bernie Sanders at a news conference regarding genetically engineered food labeling in Washington, D.C., July 6, 2016. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

5 things to expect from Bernie Sanders’ speech at the Democratic convention

A film crew preparing to record at the former concentration camp known as the Seventh Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania, on July 12, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz)

This Lithuanian concentration camp is now a wedding venue

Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) at a Clinton campaign event at Ernst Community Cultural Center at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Virginia, July 14, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues

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United States

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attending the National Tennis Center, Aug. 26, 2013. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Michael Bloomberg set to endorse Hillary Clinton

The ex-New York mayor, elected as a Republican but now an Independent, has expressed alarm over some of Republican nominee Donald Trump's proposals.

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Israel & Middle East

Elior Azaria arriving to Jaffa Military Court, June 1, 2016. (Flash90)

Israeli soldier testifies commanders were ‘complacent’ in ignoring downed assailant he later shot

Sgt. Elor Azaria is on trial for manslaughter in the shooting of the supine Palestinian, who with another assailant had stabbed Israeli soldiers in Hebron.

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From the JTA Archives

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Democratic Convention Condemns Klan Without Naming It

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Governor of Kansas Adds Voice to Protest

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Jewish Hero of Rugby Team Brushes off ‘Jew Boy’ Remark

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World

A man holds up his cell phone with a screen shot of the Pokemon Go game as a woman searches on her cell phone for a Pokemon in front of the White House in Washington, DC, July 12, 2016. ( Jim Watson /AFP/Getty Images)

Pokemon Go played at German Holocaust sites, UK Jewish cemetery

Jewish community representatives in Germany and a British historian complained that playing the game at some locations was disrespectful, but Russian Jews invited players to their synagogue.

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Yes, I’m a Democrat Married to a Republican

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You’ve Never Seen Rugelach Like This

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These Young Holocaust Survivors Turned a Nazi’s House Into a Kibbutz

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Life & Culture

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Gideon Grossman says he gets a rush from busking in front of strangers. (Screenshot from YouTube)

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This Jewish drummer, 24, is busking up the California coast to stomp out Crohn’s disease

Gideon Grossman, a former New Jersey day school student, wants to raise $10,000 for research into a cure for the inflammatory bowel disease found in high rates of Ashkenazi Jews.

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