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  • Cartoon depicting Israeli soldiers on NY state exam called ‘offensive,’ ‘anti-Israel propaganda’

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –A political cartoon dealing with Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians appeared on the New York state Regents exam, reportedly causing some students discomfort. The cartoon that appeared on the exam administered Jan. 24 shows three Israeli soldiers—identified by a Star of David on the back of one—huddling behind an overturned table with guns drawn as one […]
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  • NY commuters clean Nazi graffiti off subway car

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –Commuters on a New York City subway used hand sanitizer to clean away swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti drawn in permanent marker on the train’s maps, advertisements and windows. The Manhattan subway riders discovered the graffiti on Saturday night, Feb. 4. “The train was silent as everyone stared at each other, uncomfortable and unsure what to […]
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  • About 20 Rabbis Arrested During Protest Over Trump Travel Ban

    By jwadmin on February 8, 2017
    By Colin Moynihan The New York Times NEW YORK CITY – About 20 rabbis affiliated with a liberal Jewish group were arrested on Monday night after blocking the street near the Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle in Manhattan to protest an executive order that banned travel to the United States from seven majority-Muslim nations. Although the hotel has […]
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  • Americans for Peace and Tolerance lists the #ShameOnTheUN Rally in New York City

    By jwadmin on January 11, 2017
    American pro-Israel supporters will gather Thursday, Jan. 12, at 885 Second Ave., at 47th/48th Streets, New York City at 12:30 p.m.
 prior to the Mid-East Summit that is set for January 15.  The rally’s message to the UN: no more anti-Israel documents or resolutions! The U.N.’s attempt to revise and erase Jewish history is deplorable. organizers said.. The rally organizers ask  the […]
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