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Blood marrow drive for local 14-year-old battling rare form of leukemia

Blood marrow drive for local 14-year-old battling rare form of leukemia

THE Denver community is urged to attend a bone marrow match drive for 14-year-old Daniel Hailpern on Sunday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Denver Jewish Day School, 2450 S. Wabash St.

Daniel has acute promyelocytic (M3) leukemia, or APML, an exceptionally rare and aggressive form of the disease.

Bright, friendly, athletic and a devout football fan, Daniel would like to become commissioner of the NFL in the future.

Locating a compatible donor for a bone marrow transplant — his best option for a cure — may give Daniel the gift of time to reach his goal.

Registering for the drive is a free, simple and painless procedure involving a health screening and a 30-second cheek swab.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 August 2014 14:49 )

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Israel

At ceasefire: Taking stock of gains and losses

At ceasefire: Taking stock of gains and losses*UPDATE* On Friday, August 8, 2014, Hamas began firing rockets on Israel, choosing not to extend the 72-hour ceasefire. Several hours later Israel responded with an air strike. JERUSALEM — Now that the latest Gaza conflict appears to be over — or nearly so — it’s time to take stock of the winners and losers. Who won the war? Perhaps more than the other two Gaza conflicts in the last six years, Israel is the clear winner this time. The Israel Defense Forces dealt a serious blow to Hama...

Last Updated ( Friday, 08 August 2014 07:49 )

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International

Dutch chief rabbi says he’d leave if not for job

Dutch chief rabbi says he’d leave if not for jobAMERSFOORT, The Netherlands — After the latest attack on his home, Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs sat down on his couch, picked up the phone and made three calls. A chief rabbi of the Netherlands, Jacobs first phoned police and a Jewish community leader to tell them that late on the night of July 17, just over a week after the onset of the latest round of hostilities between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, four bricks were hurled through a window of his home. It was the fifth time in recent years that Jaco...
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International

Cochin synagogue in India to receive legal protection

Cochin synagogue in India to receive legal protectionNEW DELHI — Officials sought protection for a historic synagogue in the city of Cochin in western India and a nearby Jewish cemetery following the synagogue’s partial demolition. The procedure seeking protection of the sites as cultural assets was initiated last month, according to a July 30 report on the website of STMEGI, an Azerbaijan-based organization representing Jewish communities in central Asia.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 August 2014 12:43 )

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Denver Presbyterian clergy defend national moves but say they’re not BDS

Denver Presbyterian clergy defend national moves but say they’re not BDSTHERE was a time, not that long ago, when Jews and Presbyterians — in Denver and across the country — happily broke bread together. There were shared trips to the Holy Land, plentiful opportunities for interfaith services and activities as well as joint action on human rights and social justice issues, particularly among Reform and Conservative Jews whose progressive agenda often coincided with that of Presbyterians. Those days — at least for the moment — are over. A resolution narrow...
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Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, pioneering online Talmud teacher, dies at 56

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Lawyers for Palestinian-American woman want to bar terrorism from trial

Marcy Oster Lawyers for an American of Palestinian descent accused of concealing her conviction on terrorist bombings in Israel are seeking to bar references to terrorism at her trial. ... [Link]

Israeli envoy: Jordan king blasting Israel to appease his Arab allies

Cnaan Liphshiz Israel’s ambassador to Jordan suggested that King Abdullah’s recent claim that Israel kills Arab children en masse stems from pressure by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Egypt. ... [Link]

Danish health director: No reason to ban circumcision

Cnaan Liphshiz Denmark’s national health authority does not think non-medical circumcision is risky enough to justify a ban on it, the body’s director said. ... [Link]

European rabbis seek laws singling out anti-Semitic hate speech

Cnaan Liphshiz European rabbis called on governments throughout the continent to pass laws targeting hate speech against Jews. ... [Link]

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