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A main challenge for the Jewish people is not how everyone prays, it’s the unaffiliated who are our greatest challenge—the disconnected, the apathetic, the disengaged, young Jewish people totally disinterested in their heritage and Israel, says the deputy mayor of Jerusalem.

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Nathan Diament, executive director for public policy at the Orthodox Union, was troubled that some members of Congress had the “misguided view that a missile-defense system does anything other than defend innocent civilians from attacks launched by hostile terrorist groups and thus delayed this important strategic funding.”

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“Despite its seemingly innocuous name, this legislation is just another assault on Israel from the fringe left. The American people are pro-Israel, and as a result, this legislation is destined to fail,” chairwoman of the CUFI Action Fund Sandra Parker told JNS.

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