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News

  • Year zero: the Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration

    By jwadmin on November 8, 2017
    By BEN COHEN/JNS.ORG For the Palestinians, the year zero is not 1948, when the state of Israel came into being, but 1917, when Great Britain issued, in the November of that year, the Balfour Declaration—expressing support for the establishment of a “Jewish national home” in Palestine. Odious Symbol So central is the Balfour Declaration to Palestinian political identity that the […]
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  • Germany’s railway names a train after Anne Frank, and social media erupts

    By jwadmin on November 3, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Germany’s national railway has triggered a storm on social media for naming one of its superfast trains after the famous Holocaust diarist Anne Frank, who died in a Nazi camp. After asking customers to weigh in with suggestions, Deutsche Bahn named several of its new trains after famous Germans, among them the teen aged Frank, […]
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  • Publisher recalls books by Lithuanian writer who triggered debate about the Holocaust

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2017
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – One of the oldest publishing houses in independent Lithuania withdrew the books of a best-selling author over her criticism of a nationalist who is accused of complicity in Holocaust-era crimes. The recall of Rūta Vanagaitė’s books came one day after she revealed that she is in a relationship with Efraim Zuroff, an […]
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  • Britain Labour Party head won’t attend dinner marking Balfour Declaration

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Britain’s Labour Party downgraded its representation at an event celebrating a milestone of Zionism, which Prime Minister Theresa May she would attend “with pride.” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is a strong supporter of the Palestinian cause and who last year said he regretted calling Hezbollah and Hamas his “friends” in a controversial 2009 statement, […]
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  • Israel will neither support nor oppose Catalonian independence

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Diverging with the United States and the European Union, Israel has decided it will, for the time being, neither support nor oppose Catalonian independence, an Israeli news website has reported. Spain had requested that Israel align itself with many other Western nations in rejecting a vote declaring independence, according to the report recently on nrg. The vote was by the […]
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  • Cold cuts ignored: Burglars steal $5,000 from kosher deli in Brooklyn

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2017
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The burglars who robbed a kosher deli in Brooklyn weren’t looking for brisket or roast beef. They left the food untouched but stole $5,000, after breaking in by way of the adjacent office of a Brooklyn state senator. “They certainly weren’t desperate for pastrami,” state Sen. Simcha Felder said, according to The New York Post. Police said […]
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  • Why you should fear skin cancer —and how to avoid it

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    By MICHELE CHABIN JERUSALEM (JTA) – We all know the drill: Cover up, slather on the sunscreen or go back inside. With all the public awareness about the dangers of sun exposure, you’d think that skin cancer rates would be falling. They’re not. In fact, the number of people being diagnosed with melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has skyrocketed […]
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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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  • Israel’s left says Rabin commemorations are being hijacked in the name of ‘unity’

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2017
    By ANDREW TOBIN TEL AVIV (JTA) – Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination will be memorialized differently this year. The new organizers of the annual rally on Nov. 4 in the Tel Aviv square where Rabin was killed have shifted the focus from denouncing hatred and advocating peace to promoting national unity. Many Israelis have welcomed the changes, but some […]
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