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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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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates of the party's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 6, 2012.  (DNC via Flickr )

Amid tensions with Sanders, DNC chair Wasserman Schultz reportedly cut from convention

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

Donald Trump speaking during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, July 21, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

What’s alike — and what’s not — about Trump and Netanyahu defending LGBTQ rights

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Bernie Sanders introducing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 12, 2016.(Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist

The email does not mention Sanders by name, but he has repeatedly skirted questions about whether or not he believes in God.

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Israel & Middle East

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas posing for photographs at the European Parliament in Brussels, June 23, 2016. (Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images)

In rare call, Netanyahu offers Abbas his condolences over brother’s death

Omar Abbas, who was suffering from cancer, died in Qatar Thursday.

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

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Jon Stewart on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" in New York City, July 21, 2016 (YouTube/CBS)

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Jon Stewart makes a comeback to poke fun at Donald Trump and Fox News

The former "Daily Show" host came out of late-night retirement during a segment on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

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