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For Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff, being Jewish was a family secret

For Jimmy Carter’s chief of staff, being Jewish was a family secret

For Kathleen Jordan, finishing the memoir of her late father, Hamilton Jordan, was a labor of love, a way to process her grief and an exercise in embracing her own Southern identity.

President Barack Obama, right, presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Barbra Streisand during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Nov. 24, 2015. (Evan Vucci/AP Images)

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Israeli lawmaker Oren Hazan laughing at a Knesset committee meeting in Jerusalem, Oct. 26, 2015. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Meet Oren Hazan, Israel’s most scandalous lawmaker

William Rapfogel arriving for his sentencing hearing in New York state Supreme Court, Wednesday July 23, 2014. (Richard Drew/AP Images)

Met Council’s Rapfogel released to minimum-security prison with view of Central Park

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