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National

  • 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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  • 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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  • Exposing election fraud or creating a cover to supress votes?

    By jwadmin on May 31, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield  “I consider it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how: but what is extraordinarily important is this—who will count the votes, and how.” Joseph Stalin Donald Trump’s latest assault on the Constitution is masquerading under the misnomer “Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.” Its real purpose is quite the opposite. That is obvious in whom […]
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  • Trump’s Hebrew translator says the president’s words speak for themselves

    By jwadmin on May 31, 2017
    By ROB GLOSTER SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) A San Francisco teacher hired to translate into Hebrew President Trump’s “not very eloquent” (as she puts it) speeches recently in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem said she isn’t proud to be working for this administration and promised “my students get preference, especially over this particular president.” Merav […]
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  • How the Six-Day War changed American Jews

    By jwadmin on May 31, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – On the morning of June 5, 1967, as Arab armies and Israel clashed following weeks of tension, Rabbi Irving “Yitz” Greenberg sat anxious amid his congregants at daily prayers—fearful that the Jewish people would face extinction for the second time in 25 years. “One of the people said, ‘They’re going to wipe out […]
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  • May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Here’s why you didn’t know that.

    By jwadmin on May 24, 2017
      By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Only one religious group in the United States has a federally proclaimed month celebrating its history: the Jews. In 2006, President George W. Bush officially declared May as Jewish American Heritage Month. Yet Jewish American Heritage Month, or JAHM, hardly seems a priority — not in the government, not in the media, […]
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  • Trump’s draconian budget could decimate vital programs of vulnerable

    By jwadmin on May 24, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas M. Bloomfield While Donald Trump was dancing and swinging swords with his fellow billionaires in Saudi Arabia, his budget director and minions were back in Washington slashing the social safety net of millions of poor, elderly, disabled, hungry and disadvantaged Americans. It is no coincidence that his draconian budget was released while Trump was gobbling up the […]
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  • Who gave Jared and Ivanka permission to fly on Shabbat?

    By jwadmin on May 24, 2017
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Which Orthodox rabbi gave Jared and Ivanka permission to fly on Shabbat? We don’t know who it was, but we know who it wasn’t. It wasn’t Haskel Lookstein, who oversaw the first daughter’s conversion to Judaism. It wasn’t Marvin Hier, who gave the invocation at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It wasn’t Levi […]
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  • What Trump told the Russians, and why allies like Israel are worried

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA)  – As of Tuesday morning, May 16, thanks to the unfiltered confessional that is Twitter, we now know this: President Donald Trump shared information with Russia about “terrorism and flight safety,” as he put it. Trump was responding, after about 12 hours, to a Washington Post report that he shared highly classified information with the Russian […]
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  • Is Netanyahu stocking up on Xanax? Trump to visit in two weeks…

    By jwadmin on May 15, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield There is no imminent danger of peace breaking out between Israel and the Palestinians in this decade or well into the next, so why is Benjamin Netanyahu in a state of near panic? Beneath his public expressions of happiness that Donald Trump is coming to Israel in two weeks, the risk-averse Israeli prime minister is […]
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