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D.C. Synagogue Hosts Displaced Federal Workers

Plus Israel asks U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, and more in the news

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Washington, D.C.'s Sixth & I Historic Synagogue(Panoramio)

• Washington, D.C.’s Sixth & I Historic Synagogue is hosting federal workers displaced by the government shutdown, offering free Wi-Fi, yoga classes, networking sessions, and The West Wing reruns in their “Shutdown Central.” [NPR]

• Israel’s U.N. envoy Ron Prosor has asked the U.N. to recognize Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, as an official holiday. [JTA]

• Mia Farrow says Frank Sinatra, not Woody Allen, may be the father of her Rhodes Scholar son Ronan. [NYP]

• A rare 15th-century Mishneh Torah is currently on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Fine Books Magazine]

• The ADL reports that the neo-Nazi movement in the U.S. is in marked decline, evidenced by the “near-total collapse” of the National Alliance. [Times of Israel]

• Jewish billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban’s insider trading trial has finally started in Dallas. [NYP]

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D.C. Synagogue Hosts Displaced Federal Workers

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