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A year after Gaza war, border communities are growing

A year after Gaza war, border communities are growing

Last year at this time, the border areas were being pummeled with missiles. This year they are welcoming new residents.

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein vowed to rebuild the night a four-alarm fire on July 11, 2011 at New York's Kehilath Jeshurun caused the synagogue’s roof to collapse and severely damaged the building’s top floors. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

For first time in 100 years, outsider tapped to lead Looksteins’ N.Y. shul

Kanye West performs during the closing ceremony on Day 16 of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games on July 26, 2015, in Toronto, Canada. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Kanye West to perform in Israel

Jewish pedestrians walking in Manhattan's Times Square: New York has the biggest Jewish population in the U.S. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: N.Y., Boston and Miami are America’s 3 most Jewish cities

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Four-Alarm Blaze Burns Synagogue On Manhattan's Upper East Side

Fire ravages prominent N.Y. synagogue


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Israel Apologizes to the U.S.; Says Spying on the U.S. is in ‘contradiction to Our Policy’