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  • Lobstergate’ and non-kosher coercion; Israelis have a few laughs

    By jwadmin on July 18, 2019
    By RUTHIE BLUM (JNS) – In the midst of countrywide fury over two deadly serious issues—the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by a police officer in Haifa, and the horrifying abuse of toddlers at a private Rosh Ha’ayin day-care center—Israeli Twitter users turned their attention to a faux pas involving non-kosher food and Photoshop. The Incident The “diplomatic incident” that caused […]
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  • French judge rules Jewish woman’s killer not criminally liable because he was high

    By jwadmin on July 18, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A Muslim man who killed his Jewish neighbor in Paris while shouting about Allah is probably not criminally responsible for his actions because he had smoked marijuana beforehand, a French judge ruled. The preliminary ruling in the trial of Kobili Traore for the 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi came was presented from a judge of […]
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  • P.A. is looking to mend relations with U.S.

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2019
    By DANIEL SIRYOTI (Israel Hayom via JNS)  – A senior official in Ramallah revealed to Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Monday,July 8, that the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) and Washington have been exchanging messages in an effort to smooth things over and end the P.A. boycott against the U.S. administration. According to the official, a senior delegation led by the head […]
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  • What’s your anti-Semitic poison?

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    BY ORIT ARFA (JNS) – Scholars on anti-Semitism from Europe and the United States gathered at the Berlin campus of Indiana University’s European branch on June 30 to discuss “A Transatlantic Wave of Anti-Semitism? Jew-Hatred in Europe and the United States.” Both Sides Now The conference was organized by Indiana University’s Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and spearheaded […]
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  • Analysis: Israel prods Iran to conclude that its Syria project ‘is just not worth it’

    By jwadmin on July 4, 2019
    By YAAKOV LAPPIN (JNS) – The airstrikes that hit multiple targets across Syria early on Monday, July 1. were extensive and too widespread for the Bashar Assad regime to be able to deny. The overall message behind them appears to be aimed at telling Iran that it should give up on attempts to turn Syria into a war machine against […]
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  • Robert Kraft announces foundation to combat anti-Semitism in social media at Genesis Prize ceremony

    By jwadmin on July 3, 2019
    Kraft to donate 21 million to begin project By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced the establishment of a foundation dedicated to combating anti-Semitism as he accepted the Genesis Prize award in Jerusalem on Thursday, June 20. In addition to the $1 million he received with the prize, Kraft is putting $20 million of […]
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  • For first time at UN, India votes with Israel and against group with ties to terror

    By jwadmin on June 28, 2019
    By JACKSON RICHMAN (JNS) – For the first time , India has voted  with Israel at the United Nations against granting observer status to a Palestinian human-rights organization named “Shahed.” The motion at the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was rejected by a 28-14 tally. “Thank you #India for standing with @IsraelinUN and rejecting the request of terrorist organization […]
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  • Eric Fingerhut served in Congress. He says leading Hillel was a harder job.

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2019
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Eric Fingerhut believes in the “big tent.” But is the tent collapsing? For six tumultuous years, he has served as the president of Hillel International, the umbrella group for more than 500 Jewish centers on college campuses across the country. He is leaving that position on July 1 to become the president […]
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  • Have you heard of ‘Adolf Island,’ a British isle that had concentration camps?

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2019
    By CURT SCHLEIER (JTA) — Many are familiar with the names of the larger Nazi concentration camps like Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. But some estimate the Nazis had as many as 40,000 satellite camps around Europe. Several existed on the only British soil conquered by the Nazis: Alderney, one of the Channel Islands, where the Nazis imported thousands of slave laborers […]
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  • Amb. Friedman’s remarks “annexation” stir the pot! What happens next?

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2019
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, said Israel “has the right to retain” some of the West Bank. Palestinians fumed, Jewish settlers rejoiced, and the punditocracy predicted gloom and doom. What was it exactly that Friedman said in a New York Times interview. And what happens next? War, war crimes trial, one state, […]
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