An Exodus To Vegas

Las Vegas has become home to the fastest-growing Jewish population in the United States, but being observant can be tough.
May 14, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"More than 3,000 years after the Exodus, the Jews have returned to the desert, this time settling into sprawling new subdivisions with greenbelts and swimming pools and taking jobs in gleaming office buildings... The statistics are staggering. Hundreds of Jews pour into Las Vegas each month, primarily to feed a shortage of doctors, teachers, accountants and other professionals created by the transformation of the once-small tourist town into the nation's fastest-growing metropolis."

Thanks to John Smith

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Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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