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Elsewhere: Homage to Sugihara, campus speech wars, Schneerson’s secret

Rachelle Frenkel speaks: Naftali Frenkel’s mother talks about her optimism that her kidnapped son will return home. (Times of Israel)

Homage to Sugihara: Leo Melamed, director of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, returned to Japan to pay tribute to the Japanese diplomat who issued a visa to him and to thousands of Jews during the Holocaust. (Reuters)

Food for Middle East peace: At the University of California, San Diego, Jewish and Muslim students work to create a kosher and halal dining spot, fostering dialogue between the groups. (L.A. Times)

Freedom to speak up on campus: University presidents should condemn but not censor bigotry, writes Mark Yudof, former president of the University of California. (Forward)

The Rebbe’s insight: Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson built a global movement based on an emphasis on good deeds and acts of kindness, writes Rabbi Shmully Hecht. (N.Y. Times)

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