Elsewhere: Not in Kansas, Syrians move uptown, Gaza’s future militants

Latin America’s Kansas rabbi: A Kansas rabbi’s virtual synagogue caters to Latin Americans, including prospective converts to Judaism.  (Religion News Service)

Syrians take Manhattan: Traditionally clustered in Brooklyn, Syrian Jews are flocking to the Upper East Side, drawn by new amenities and institutions. (DNA Info)

Future militants of Gaza: Hamas trains teens in weapons, first aid, self defense, marching exercises and identifying Israeli spies.(Times of Israel)

Case against Pollard: Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard does not deserve clemency, writes M.E. Bowman. (N.Y. Times)

Banned at Hillel: David Harris-Gershon, author of “What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife,” talks about having a speech canceled by Hillel. (New Voices)

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