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National

  • DC Report: Let us elect our own president! Is it time for a new Constitutional Amendment?

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield If it were up to the American people, Donald Trump would be the losing candidate standing outside screaming, “rigged election” and bellowing his familiar angry attacks and name calling at President Hillary Clinton. Majority Doesn’t Rule! A year ago this week, Trump lost by the largest popular vote margin in history, but he won the […]
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  • Stephen Bannon: ‘I’m proud to be a Christian Zionist’

    By jwadmin on November 13, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Stephen Bannon, the former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, called himself a “Christian Zionist” at the Zionist Organization of America’s annual dinner. He also praised Republican Jewish megadonor Sheldon Adelson for his help in guiding Trump through a sexual assault scandal. Trump Supporters En Masse Bannon, at what may have been […]
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  • Here are 5 Jewish takeaways from Election Day

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – The big post-Election Day headline is the stunning Democratic sweep in Virginia’s gubernatorial and House elections, coupled with the predicted Democratic win of the governor’s mansion in New Jersey. Republicans are wondering what this says about the train that was Trumpism. In Virginia, Ed Gillespie was an establishment Republican who ran a campaign modeled […]
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  • This organization has trained 4,000 Jewish volunteers to keep synagogues safe

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – On a typical Shabbat in Teaneck, N. J., streets are blocked off outside of major synagogues. Uniformed off-duty police officers, paid by the synagogues for the morning, stand near a cruiser parked nearby or direct traffic on the main street. Volunteers, walkie-talkie earpieces disappearing beneath their lapels, stand at strategic points outside the synagogues keeping […]
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  • Harvey Weinstein hired Israeli security to help him keep his secrets

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Harvey Weinstein hired private security agencies to collect information on the women and journalists trying to expose allegations of sexual harassment and assault against him, including an Israeli firm made up of former Mossad agents, according to news reports. Black Cube, which Weinstein hired in the fall of 2016 in order to suppress the allegations, […]
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  • McConnell allies label Bannon a white supremacist, infuriating Jewish conservatives

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – As former White House strategist Stephen Bannon declares war on the Republican establishment, a faction linked to the Senate GOP leadership is firing back with the kind of charges previously heard from Democrats and Never-Trumpers when Bannon ran Trump’s campaign and sat in the White House. Namely: that the head of Breitbart News and […]
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  • DC Report: You are on your own sucker! Paying for Trump’s tax cuts…

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield There’s an amazing place of great natural beauty called Zion where the Jews are considered goyim. It is in southwest Utah (where Mormons call Jews ‘Gentiles’), and is one of America’s most popular national parks. Go while you can before the Trump administration doubles or even triples entrance fees and opens adjacent lands to oil and gas […]
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  • Wiesel Foundation rejects allegations of sexual harassment by founder

    By jwadmin on October 26, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –A woman has accused Elie Wiesel of molesting her three decades ago at a charity event. Jenny Listman, who published the account Oct. 19 on Medium, says Wiesel grabbed her behind as they posed for a group photo with her then-boyfriend’s family at a Jewish charity event in New York in 1989. She was a 19-year-old student […]
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  • Publisher apologizes for nursing textbook that stereotypes Jews and others

    By jwadmin on October 25, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — The Pearson education publishing company has apologized for a section of one of its nursing textbooks that claims Jews are often “[v]ocal and demanding of assistance” during medical treatment. The page from “Nursing: A Concept-Based Approach to Learning” drew widespread ire on social media for its descriptions of how Jews, Asians, blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans […]
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  • Meet the Orthodox firearms instructor who wants Jews to own guns

    By jwadmin on October 25, 2017
    By BEN SALES CHICAGO (JTA) – Three days after a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, a post in a Facebook group for Chicago Jews displayed a blurry photo of survivors fleeing the bullets. Next to it was a flier advertising ChiDefense Firearm Training with a Hebrew phrase underneath denoting that the company is closed for Shabbat. The post […]
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