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The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
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In Atlanta’s Toco Hills enclave, increased housing prices and tuition bills leave observant families strapped for cash
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A Jewish look at Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
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