What Defines Us as Jews? Actions — Not Ancestry.

What Defines Us as Jews? Actions — Not Ancestry.
But much as I adore everything British — even my dogs are named for Jane Austen characters — I have no interest in obtaining a passport from Her Majesty's Government. It's not my country. And it's not my tribe. To paraphrase what Josh Nathan-Kazis …
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Wannabe Chinese Space-Tourists Get Thumbs Down From US Government
… spaceship — comes under the thumb of the US's incredibly restrictive International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) export control. That means that anyone with a passport from restricted countries, like China and North Korea, are prohibited from riding …
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Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 28

Indian River County Community Calendar, updated Jan. 28
7-10:30 p.m. Feb. 14. 713 U.S. 1, Vero Beach. $ 20-$ 25. Ticket: 772-299-5772; www.dancevero.com. Christian Women's Connection of Vero Beach: Exciting Valentine luncheon inviting our men friends to join us. Noon Feb. 12. Oak Harbor Clubhouse, 4755 Oak …
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Ipex 2014: Transforming print into value
Yet, despite print volumes declining in some segments, in others print continues to grow despite the evolution of so much traditionally printed media into digital forms. The print industry around the world continues to demonstrate how innovation …
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Passport Melas: Over 2000 applicants in Pune breathe easy

Passport Melas: Over 2000 applicants in Pune breathe easy
As many as 1,100 appointments were given to applicant seekers, who visited the PSK to get their passport applications processed. The appointments to register for the Passport Mela were made available from January 16 and 1,097 appointments were …
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DJ Mo Beatz Talks Reppin' Detroit, New Projects and Passport Stamping
Being able to travel and see the world, getting major passport stamps while working is a dream most 20-somethings have while working in a cubicle, or stuck at a day job. Yet, being only 27, Mo Beatz (who was nominated for the Tour DJ of the Year at the …
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Latest Us Passport Renewal Form News

Claren Reese: Law driving folks crazy
Long gone are the days where you breeze into the Tax Collector's Office, fill out a few simple forms and smile for your not-so-glamorous mug shot to renew your driver's license. Due to Homeland Security, stricter new guidelines have been in effect for …
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Why are license and passport photos always so awful?
“Everything about us goes mushy.'' She then typically would clasp both hands to her face, tug each cheek down gently to exaggerate her mushiness, and note each time that she appreciated living long enough to see herself “gone to seed'' in the field …
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Indira Rajaraman: Working on the fine print

Indira Rajaraman: Working on the fine print
Domestic helpers for Indian diplomats in the United States had official sanction on both sides. The US has a whole visa category for such employees of foreign missions; and, on the Indian side, domestic staff are actually given an official passport and …
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As 'African' Chinese park money in Hong Kong, Beijing targets 'naked' officials
… his last name as Liu. He acquired Gambia permanent residency along with his wife and child in 2011. "It only takes 6 months to get my Hong Kong identity card, and I will apply for a Hong Kong passport after the (7-year) time limit," he said …
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Latest Passport Agency News

0.6m BD expats in Malaysia to get MRPs
The Bangladeshi expatriates will apply for MRPs to these centres and then the centres will send data to the Department of Immigration and Passports in Dhaka through online. The passport office will then send the MRPs to Bangladesh Mission in Malaysia …
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India, Japan for continuing efforts to simplify visa procedure
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed India's consideration to relax visa requirements for ordinary passport holders of his country. Editor's Pick. India offers sops to Japan for investment in electronics sec · Strong Indo-Japan ties can do …
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○An article about the Washington Passport Agency in this weekend's Travel section, which was printed in advance, incorrectly says that only first-time applicants must present photos at an appointment for a passport. In fact, photos are required from …
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Now, identity proof needed to get PAN

Now, identity proof needed to get PAN
In a statement, the finance ministry asked applicants to submit self-attested copies of the documents at the facilitation centres and also bring along the original documents, just as you do for your passport, which will be returned immediately after …
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Home is where the heart is
I'm very fortunate in that I've been blessed with a very limited sense of self preservation and also that my job is highly portable: I just need my passport, a laptop and some Panadol (for the inevitable hangovers) and I'm good to go. “My years on …
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Ready, Set Soar! The Howard School Offers “Passport” to Kindergarten
Perhaps one of the most pivotal and exciting journeys in a child's life starts with the voyage into Kindergarten. On January 30th, 2014, The Howard School will welcome families from Santa Barbara County to explore and get a first-hand glimpse into the …
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