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Local

This week only: Soup-Travaganza at the Kosher Gourmet

http://www.icontact-archive.com/pRjR5eLGRk5hPB66AID2CaRSMGuPlLZK?w=2

The 2015 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival lineup and schedule have been announced; 65 films from 26 countries will screen January 28 through February 19 across Atlanta.

http://ajff.org

The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival announced its Main Event artists today (January 6)

http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=42d20ca79b631aeacd1ccd071&id=1188973b8a&e=dcad5d71e0

National

Bess Myerson, the only Jewish Miss America, died Monday. Myerson also was a spokeswoman for the Anti-Defamation League and donated $1.1 million to help found the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.

www.jewishjournal.com/culture/article/bess_myerson_first_jewish_miss_america_dies_at_90

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency and MyJewishLearning have merged to create 70 Faces Media.

http://www.jta.org/2015/01/05/news-opinion/united-states/jta-and-mjl-merge-to-create-70-faces-media

Streit’s is closing its Lower East Side matzah factory after 90 years.

http://www.jta.org/2015/01/06/news-opinion/united-states/streits-closing-lower-east-side-matzah-factory-after-90-years

International

Jerusalem is preparing for a snowstorm that might be larger than last year’s historic blizzard.

http://www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/25772/Default.aspx