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National

  • Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook will predict hate speech content within the next decade

    By jwadmin on April 12, 2018
    WASHINGTON (JTA) — In congressional testimony, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently predicted that the popular social media application would have the tools to stop hate speech before it spreads within the next decade. Zuckerberg, speaking Tuesday, April 10, to senators concerned in part about Facebook’s susceptibility to foreign powers who would use the service to meddle in American elections, said […]
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  • Mueller investigating payment to Trump Organization by Ukrainian-Jewish billionaire

    By jwadmin on April 12, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating a payment to President Donald Trump’s foundation from a Ukrainian steel magnate who, among other things, has supported the resurgence of the country’s Jewish community. Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, is looking into a $150,000 donation made by Viktor Pinchuk to […]
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  • Clarence Thomas’ wife says Jews ‘gave up their firearms to Hitler’

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2018
    WASHINGTON (JTA) — The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas shared a recent Facebook post blaming the Holocaust in part on gun control and attacking survivors of the high school shooting in Parkland, Fla. The post was one of several identified by recently The Hill as posted by Virginia Thomas. They registered strong disagreement with gun control while criticizing the survivors […]
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  • DC Report: The truth according to Trump

    By jwadmin on April 11, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield A key to the success of Andy Borowitz’s daily satire for the New Yorker is there’s often more than a grain or three of truth in what he says. That’s the case in a recent one declaring “Video emerges of Trump lying under oath.” The lie, Borowitz said, was the presidential inaugural oath — remember, it’s the […]
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  • Several Jewish groups urge Supreme Court to block Trump travel ban

    By jwadmin on April 5, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – At least six Jewish civil rights organizations are urging the Supreme Court to block President Donald Trump’s most recent ban on travel from a number of predominately Muslim countries. The groups filed a joint amicus brief with the court asking it to uphold lower court rulings that have blocked the “Muslim ban.” The brief, spearheaded by […]
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  • U.S. Supreme Court will not hear case on American victims of Palestinian terror

    By jwadmin on April 4, 2018
    Without issuing a comment, the Supreme Court declined to hear the case, thereby leaving the lower court ruling standing. By SEAN SAVAGE (JNS) – The United States Supreme Court on Monday, April 2, declined to hear an appeal regarding a lawsuit brought forth by American victims of Palestinian terrorism. The case, Sokolow v. Palestine Liberation Organization, contended that the PLO and Palestinian Authority were […]
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  • Nevada welcomed this Israeli marijuana scientist. U.S. immigration threw him out of the country.

    By jwadmin on April 4, 2018
    By DEBRA NUSSBAUM COHEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – It shouldn’t have been complicated. Shimon Abta, an expert Israeli cannabis agronomist, was sent by his employer to consult with American companies in states where medical marijuana is legal. He was living in Las Vegas and met an American Jewish woman on JDate. They married last year and together started becoming more […]
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  • Trump’s sexual activities are the least of this country’s worries…

    By jwadmin on April 4, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Frankly, Scarlett, I don’t give a damn about Donald Trump’s sordid sex life. That’s between him and his wife, his girlfriends and their lawyers. What bothers me is that what he was doing to all those women is what he and his administration are doing to the country. Ethical Challenges Illicit and unprotected sex may be […]
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  • ‘We march today because it’s what we have to do to sleep tonight’: Jewish students on the March for Our Lives

    By jwadmin on March 28, 2018
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – The organizers of the March for Our Lives, almost all of them under 20, had a gun control agenda packed with specifics. They were able to get 800,000 people on and off of this city’s Pennsylvania Avenue in three hours. They attracted A-list celebrities. They turned out marchers at more than 800 satellite events held […]
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  • Sen. Schumer is wrong about settlements

    By jwadmin on March 14, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer told AIPAC’s 18,000 delegates that Israeli settlements are not obstacles to peace. He is wrong. They are and that’s what they were intended to be. My source is the man known as the patron of the settler movement, Ariel Sharon. I first met him in 1980 when he was Prime […]
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