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News from around the U.S. Jewish world

From around the American Jewish World:

  • Jay Michaelson writes in the Forward that of all the responses to his essay "How I’m Losing My Love for Israel," the most troubling have been those from community leaders who said they agreed with him but are afraid to speak out.
  • Susie Essman, the foul-mouthed Susie Greene on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and Forward editor Jane Eisner sit down to talk about how there lives have unraveled 30 years since they both graduated from the high school.
  • Has Los Angles trumped New York to become the deli capital of America? The L.A. Jewish Journal has the story.
  • A group of nonagenarian baseball fans are transforming a senior citizen’s home in Philadelphia into a bastion of Phillies fandom, reports the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent.
  • Jamie Schanbaum talks to the Texas Jewish Post of her struggle to recover from a life-threatening bout of meningitis and of her goal to return to the dance floor.
  • A new book on Milwaukee Jewry tells a family story, discovers Marie Rohde of the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle.