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  • Haredi Orthodox parties propose resolution to cancel Western Wall egalitarian agreement

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – The haredi Orthodox parties in Israel’s government have proposed a new resolution that would rescind a government decision to create an official egalitarian section at the Western Wall. The United Torah Judaism and Shas parties submitted the proposal to the Prime Minister’s Office in recent days, Army Radio fhas reported. The plan would return the “status quo” […]
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  • Mr. President, please keep on tweeting!

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield I’m not one of those who deplore the president’s affinity for Twitter. I find it can be good for the country. Sometimes. He has repeatedly warned us not to trust what his spokespersons and others say on his behalf because he is thinking too quickly for them to keep up. He has a penchant for […]
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  • $65,000 for the North Country Jewish community raised at the Jewish Federation annual event

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    SARATOGA SPRINGS– The Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York recently hosted its 16th annual North Country Event at the Saratoga City Center. Prof. Stephen Berk presented on, “Putin, Israel, and Foreign Policy in the Time of Trump.”  The evening raised over $65,000 for the North Country Jewish community. Pictured from left: Stephen Krakower, Saratoga campaign chairman; Rabbi Joseph Solomon; Rabbi Jonathan […]
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  • Thousands attend funeral for Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) –Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Israeli Border Police officer Hadas Malka, who was stabbed to death in Jerusalem by a Palestinian terrorist. The funeral at a military cemetery in Ashdod began just after midnight Sunday, about 24 hours after she died of her wounds sustained during the Friday night attack near the Damascus Gate in the […]
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  • Ivanka Trump decries ‘viciousness’ of Washington D.C.

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ivanka Trump said she did not expect the level of “viciousness” her father’s presidency would bring her, but also felt “blessed” by moments, including a private visit to the Western Wall. ”There is a level of viciousness that I was not expecting, I was not expecting the intensity of this experience,” she said Monday morning on “Fox […]
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  • Terror tunnel discovered under UN schools in Gaza

    By jwadmin on June 14, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel filed an official protest against Hamas at the United Nations Security Council after a terrorist tunnel was discovered under two U.N. schools in Gaza. Israel’s U.N. ambassador, Danny Danon, also submitted the letter of protest to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The tunnel, first reported on Friday, June 9, was discovered by workers for the United Nations Relief […]
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  • Warren Buffett Events Encourage New Investment in Israel Bonds

    By jwadmin on June 12, 2017
    NEW YORK — For the second time in just over seven months, the famed “oracle of Omaha,” Warren Buffett, will participate in Development Corporation for Israel/Israel Bonds events that are expected to result in new investments in the State of Israel through the purchase of Israel bonds. Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is making a special […]
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  • Six must-read articles about the Six-Day War

    By jwadmin on June 8, 2017
      By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – If you’ve been reading the opinion pages of America’s major newspapers recently, you probably know the Six-Day War broke out 50 years ago. The war’s broad, profound and lasting effects have been rehashed time and again: Israel decisively defeated its Arab enemies, vastly expanded its territory, gained control of Judaism’s holiest sites […]
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  • Capital region shows support for Israel at celebration in NYC

    By jwadmin on June 7, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Tens of thousands of people lined Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to show their support for Israel. The “Celebrate Israel” parade was held Sunday afternoon, June 4, under the banner of “Celebrate Israel All Together.” The parade also recognized 50 years of the reunification of Jerusalem. Among those in the parade was a contingent of 50 from […]
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  • Several Arab countries are turning on Qatar. What does it mean for Israel?

    By jwadmin on June 7, 2017
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Five Arab nations cut ties with Qatar on Monday,June 5, escalating a long-simmering competition for pre-eminence in the region into actions that could set the stage for war. Saudi Arabia, which is leading the charge, has cut off Qatar’s only land crossing — and what one Saudi-friendly estimate says is as much as 40 […]
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