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National

  • Octogenarian rabbi protests for immigrants and their children

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Rabbi Arthur Waskow, a longtime political activist, was arrested while protesting outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Philadelphia. Waskow, 85, required assistance to stand and walk with his cane after he was handcuffed with a plastic tie on Friday, June 30, by police outside the ICE office in the city. He and […]
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  • Happy 4th of July! Don’t forget what it’s really all about

    By jwadmin on July 4, 2018
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  • Is the GOP Mortgaging the hereafter? Little guys need to prepare for big sacrifices…

    By jwadmin on July 3, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Donald Trump and the Republicans are finding that last year’s giant, permanent tax cuts for their wealthiest supporters and for corporations may not be their ticket to easy election victory in November. That helps explain the president’s intensified focus on stopping non-white immigration. But he still is claiming bragging rights for the tax bill, but he […]
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  • The 7 best Jewish obituaries by New York Times writer Margalit Fox

    By jwadmin on July 2, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – New York Times obituary writer Margalit Fox has announced that she is leaving her position after writing farewells to more than 1,400 notable, notorious or downright unusual people over a 14-year span. Fox intends to turn to book-writing full time. Among the highlights of her time on the “dead beat” were obituaries of Jewish […]
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  • Jewish editor among 5 killed in Annapolis newspaper shooting

    By jwadmin on June 29, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — One of the five victims killed in a shooting at a newspaper in Annapolis, Md., was Jewish. Gerald Fischman, 61, the editorial page editor at the Capital Gazette, was killed Thursday, June 28, along with four others — sales assistant Rebecca Smith, 34; editor Rob Hiassen, 59; reporter and editor John McNamara, 56; and reporter […]
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  • American-Israeli teen convicted in Tel Aviv for JCC bomb threats in U.S.

    By jwadmin on June 28, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — A 19-year-old American-Israeli man has been convicted of making hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish community centers and Jewish schools in the United States, as well as to airlines. Michael Kadar, who holds dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship and whose name is barred from publication in Israel, was convicted Thursday, June 28, in Tel Aviv District Court on […]
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  • Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban

    By jwadmin on June 28, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –The U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s executive order mandating a ban on travel from several Muslim majority countries. The court voted 5-4 to uphold the order in a decision announced Tuesday, June 26. The order “is squarely within the scope of presidential authority,” Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion. Jewish Groups On […]
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  • U.S. and Israel team up to stop hackers and to study energy issues

    By jwadmin on June 28, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – The United States and Israel have established a partnership to study energy issues, including cybersecurity. U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Israeli Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz recently signed an agreement to launch the U.S.-Israel Center of Excellence in Energy, Engineering and Water Technology. In March, the Congress appropriated $4 million for the Department of Energy to establish the center for […]
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  • Will the real obscenities in 2018 please stand up? Health care is a Jewish priority!

    By jwadmin on June 27, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield The true obscenity in 2018 America isn’t Rosanne Barr’s racist tweet or Samantha Bee’s vulgar term to describe Ivanka Trump, which her father has used repeatedly to describe other women. Nor is it Donald Trump himself boasting on the infamous Access Hollywood about grabbing women by their genitalia, or Tennessee Rep. Diane Black blaming school […]
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  • Poll shows deep divide between Israeli and American Jews — on Trump

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2018
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Israeli and American Jews disagree on much—settlements, religious pluralism, even the degree to which they are “family.” And now you can add Donald Trump to the mix. Twin polls of Israeli and American Jews published by the American Jewish Committee on Sunday, June 10, uncovered divides on all these issues, but an especially stark one […]
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