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National

  • Israeli-American professor Judea Pearl to receive award for courage

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2019
    (JNS) – Judea Pearl, chancellor’s professor of computer science at UCLA, Turing Award recipient and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, is being given CAMERA’s inaugural Ometz Award for courage in recognition of his public renunciation of his Distinguished Alumnus status at New York University. Pearl, who received his doctorate from NYU in 1965, took his former school to task […]
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  • Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

    By jwadmin on May 10, 2019
    By SAM SOKOL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Michael Cohen, a former attorney and fixer for Donald Trump, reported to start his three-year term on Monday at a prison called “federal Jewish heaven.” Cohen will serve his time at FCI Otisville, a medium-security prison about 70 miles northwest of New York City with a reputation as the lockup of choice for […]
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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits resignation letter

    By jwadmin on May 4, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump. His last day in office will be May 11. Rosenstein had said in January that he would step down when a new attorney general was confirmed; William Barr was confirmed in February Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to look into […]
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  • U.S. Army veteran arrested for planning attacks against Jews and others

    By jwadmin on May 3, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — A U.S. Army veteran was arrested for planning terror attacks in the Los Angeles area, including against Jews. Mark Domingo was arrested Friday, April 26, after he received what he thought was a bomb from an undercover federal officer. At a news conference Monday, officials from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI and Los Angeles Police […]
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  • Parents of alleged Poway synagogue shooter issue statement condemning their son

    By jwadmin on May 3, 2019
    By GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — The parents of the alleged Poway synagogue shooter issued a statement condemning their son and the “darkness” that led to “this evil and despicable act.” “Our son’s actions were informed by people we do not know, and ideas we do not hold,” the mother and father of John Earnest wrote Monday. “Like our other five […]
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  • Anti- Jewish bias now a pawn in a political game

    By jwadmin on May 2, 2019
    BY BEN SALES (JTA) – After a self-avowed white supremacist shot up a California synagogue, some voices on the political right found their culprit: Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali Muslim immigrant who has posted tweets perceived to be anti-Semitic. In its statement on the synagogue shooting in Poway on Saturday, the Zionist Organization of America called on congressional leadership […]
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  • Chabad rabbi shot in Poway details bias attack

    By jwadmin on April 28, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The rabbi of the Poway, California Chabad confronted the gunman who entered his synagogue building and lost at least one of his index fingers in the process. Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein was washing his hands before the Yizkor memorial service when he heard a loud noise. “I turned around and I was face-to […]
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  • 1 dead, 3 injured in San Diego-area synagogue shooting

    By jwadmin on April 28, 2019
    By RON KAMPEAS, GABRIELLE BIRKNER (JTA) – A shooting at a Chabad synagogue in Poway, near San Diego, Calif., has left one person dead and three injured, including a child. Police in Poway detained a white 19-year old San Diego man in connection with the shooting on the last day of Passover, and hospitals said they were taking in the wounded […]
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  • How will Netanyahu’s dept to Trump be paid? Bibi’s IOU

    By jwadmin on April 24, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu won a historic fifth term this week as Israel’s prime minister, and Donald Trump was one of the biggest donors to his campaign. Historically, Israel prime ministers and American presidents meddle in each other’s elections, on one side or the other, but none can match Trump’s contributions. Dayanu Passover came early this […]
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  • Jewish tidbits in the Mueller Report

    By jwadmin on April 19, 2019
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN, LAURA E. ADKINS NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election was released to Congress and the public Thursday, April 18, adding new details to what had been disclosed about its findings by Attorney General William Barr when Mueller concluded his investigation last month. The 448-page document, […]
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