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National

  • House passes Taylor Force Act targeting Palestinian funding for killers of Israelis

    By jwadmin on December 21, 2017
    WASHINGTON (JTA) — The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that would reduce U.S. funding for the Palestinians unless their official bodies stop subsidizing families of killers of Israelis. The Taylor Force Act, named for an American stabbed to death in Tel Aviv in 2016, passed in a voice vote, with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle […]
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  • Why some Jewish groups aren’t thrilled about the upcoming tax overhaul

    By jwadmin on December 13, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Staring at a massive defeat, Jewish groups dealing with social safety net issues are looking at the tax plan about to reach its final stages in Congress and hoping they can snatch a few small victories. The hope is that lawmakers in reconciling the bills preserve a number of elements of the Senate bill, particularly […]
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  • NY Times article shows how not to write about neo-Nazis

    By jwadmin on November 29, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Did The New York Times just normalize an American neo-Nazi? That’s the charge being flung at ‘The Newspaper of Record’ over its recent  profile of Tony Hovater, 29, a “polite,” “low key” Ohio man and “committed foot soldier” who helped start one of the white nationalist groups that marched in Charlottesville, Va., in […]
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  • 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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