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  • Financial updates

    By jwadmin on August 22, 2017
    By Benjamin J. Chuckrow Tuesday, August 22, 2017 –Stock index futures are firmly higher Tuesday morning. The Dow and S&P 500 are advancing 0.3% while the Nasdaq is jumping 0.5% in pre-market action. The major averages are strengthening while government bonds and gold are selling-off as a perceived “risk on” trade is taking hold before the open. With a light slate for […]
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  • British Jews hide being Jewish in public amid rise in anti-Semitic hate

    By jwadmin on August 21, 2017
    By Paul Wright International Business Times One in three British Jews has considered leaving the UK over the past two years due to anti-Semitism, a new survey has found, with a similar number admitting to hiding that they are Jewish in public. It comes after police figures released last month showed a 45% surge in reported anti-Jewish crime since 2014. A […]
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  • Oregon eclipse tourists greeted by anti-Semitic banners on overpass

    By jwadmin on August 21, 2017
    By Jessica Floum, jfloum@oregonian.com The Oregonian/OregonLive A family driving north from California to see Monday’s solar eclipse from Oregon found hatred on the freeway Saturday morning after they entered the northwestern state. Beth and Michael Dershowitz and their kids saw the first banner south of Eugene. It said: “UNJEW HUMANITY.” They felt shaken, Dershowitz wrote in an email. Then they saw three more […]
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  • Self-serving neutrality: Moral vacuum at the White House

    By jwadmin on August 18, 2017
    DC Report By DOUGLAS BLOOMFIELD Switzerland was arguably Hitler’s most valuable ally. It enthusiastically served the Third Reich with not only its banking system but also precision guidance instruments and other valuable materials and services. When Congress was investigating the role of Swiss bankers and the restitution of assets of Holocaust victims, one Swiss diplomat told American officials and others […]
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  • Interfaith community lists immediate response to violence, hate in Charlottesville

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    The Interfaith Community in the Capital Region joined together to stand with the people of Charlottesville, Virginia against the hateful white supremacists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites, the KKK and racists in memory of Heather Heyer, Virginia State policemen Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and  Trooper- Pilot Berk M.M. Bates and all those injured. We suggest that people in our community can send support […]
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  • Conan O’Brien to film TV special in Israel ‘to help Jared Kushner’

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) –Talk show host Conan O’Brien will film an episode of his “Conan Without Borders” series on TBS in Israel. O’Brien made the announcement in a tweet in which he linked to a news story about President Donald Trump sending his senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner to Israel to help broker a peace deal with the Palestinians. “Breaking: […]
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  • Zionist feminists shunned at SlutWalk Chicago

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –About a dozen Zionist feminist activists participated in SlutWalk Chicago despite opposition to their presence.The new Zioness group had announced that it would join in the annual demonstration Saturday, Aug. 12, against sexual violence to promote the idea that Zionism and progressive values are compatible. SlutWalk Chicago organizers said prior to the march that they did not […]
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  • Neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer kicked off GoDaddy domain platform

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –GoDaddy, the world’s largest domain name seller, will no longer provide service to the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer. In response to a tweet Sunday, Aug. 13, about a Daily Stormer article that smeared Heather Heyer — the 32-year-old killed in the car ramming during Saturday’s protests in Charlottesville, Virginia — as a “fat” and “childless” […]
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  • World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, dies at 113

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa who was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world, has died, a month before his 114th birthday. Haaretz reported that Kristal died Friday, Aug. 11. Born on Sept. 15, 1903, in the town of Zarnow, Poland, Kristal moved to Lodz in 1920 to work […]
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  • Want diversity and tolerance? Stop demonizing conservatives

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2017
    By JONATHAN S. TOBIN/JNS.org Many Americans know that the sickness at the heart of our political culture stems from a spirit of intolerance that has become the keynote of discourse. Liberals blame it on President Donald Trump and his supporters. But few of us seem able to recognize this behavior when it comes from those who share our views—which means […]
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