Jews irked as cancer race scheduled for Rosh Hashana

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PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) Friderike Heuer has walked in the Race for the Cure breast cancer fundraiser many times, but this year she’s hit a roadblock: The date of this year’s Portland race, Sept. 20, conflicts with Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Her faith won’t allow her to attend. “I am pretty upset over it,” […]

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