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Yeshiva U’s search for a new president: Is a Ted Cruz aide the answer?

Yeshiva U’s search for a new president: Is a Ted Cruz aide the answer?

Nick Muzin, the deputy chief of staff for Cruz's presidential campaign, is a candidate to head the modern Orthodox institution, JTA has learned.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz sitting for an interview in the spin room inside the Wynn Resorts Ltd. Las Vegas resort and casino before the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Oct. 13, 2015. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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

Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros playing in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Petco Park in San Diego, July 10, 2016. (Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Highly touted baseball prospect Alex Bregman to make MLB debut for Astros

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

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United States

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 )

Debbie Wasserman Schultz at last minute drops out of Democratic convention

The party leader nixed her speaking role after her home-state delegation met her at a daily delegates' breakfast with a mixture of cheers and boos.

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Israel & Middle East

An Iron Dome anti-rocket defense system battery in the Tel Aviv area, Nov. 16, 2012. (Alon Besson/Ministry of Defence/Flash90)

Israel says it’s ready to sign 10-year security assistance deal soon with US

Benjamin Netanyahu had walked back earlier comments saying he was willing to wait until a change in the U.S. administration to agree to a package.

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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

The Seventh Fort — where 5,000 Lithuanian Jews were massacred — is privatized and now offers barbecues and treasure hunts.

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Life & Culture


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


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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