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Politics

  • 5 things to know about Miriam Adelson

    By jwadmin on November 14, 2018
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Miriam Adelson, best known for being married to one of the world’s richest men and perhaps the leading benefactor of the Republican Party, Sheldon Adelson, has been  named as a Presidential Medal of Freedom winner. The White House recent announcement spurred much liberal outrage: Miriam Adelson “has done nothing for her country besides being the […]
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  • Donald Trump, role model? New Brazilian president to pattern Israel policy on Trump’s

    By jwadmin on November 10, 2018
    By Douglas Bloomfield DC Report – Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s newly elected president, calls Donald Trump his role model, even to the point of declaring his intention to move his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He made that vow in an interview with Israel’s largest circulation newspaper, Israel Hayom, adding that, as Trump did, he would visit Israel early in […]
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  • Radio ad for Ohio congressional candidate rages about “billionaire Communist Jews”

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) –A candidate for Congress in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area is running/ ran a radio spot that says TV networks are controlled by “billionaire Communist Jews” and that “anti-American” Jews control the computer election vendors and thus close elections. The commercials for Jim Condit, Jr. were aired on two local Cincinnati AM radio stations, WLW and WKRC, […]
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  • British Labour Party branch votes down motion condemning Pittsburgh synagogue attack

    By jwadmin on November 9, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — A draft motion condemning the murder of 11 Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue was voted down in a branch of Britain’s Labour Party in a small constituency in Britain’s north. Steve Cooke, secretary of the Norton West branch in the Stockton North constituency of about 67,000 people near Scotland, submitted the motion for a vote […]
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  • Elections  cause the stress hormone to increase, according to new study

    By jwadmin on November 5, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY–There’s actual scientific proof that voting is stress inducing, according to research published in 2011 by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) who determined that voting is a stressful event and induces measurable hormonal changes. “Our data demonstrated that elections are exciting, yet stressful events and it is this stress that raises the cortisol levels of voters,” according to Prof. Hagit Cohen from the Anxiety and Stress Research Unit at BGU’s Faculty of Health Sciences.Faced with stressful […]
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  • Meet the Jewish military veterans running for Congress

    By jwadmin on November 5, 2018
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Elaine Luria spent nearly 20 years in the U.S. Navy, the first female sailor to spend her entire career on combat ships. Her hitch included the first seven years of her daughter’s life —the former commander told JTA earlier this year that she communicated daily with her daughter via video. In 2017, Luria retired in […]
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  • If you can’t convince ’em, scare ’em 

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2018
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield With the midterm election only days away, Donald Trump has ramped up his call to arms.  From inside his truth-proof bubble he has declared a caravan of Central American refugees to be an “invasion” of “criminals and unknown Middle Easterners,” and has ordered the U.S. Army to seal the border. Anyone who makes it across […]
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  • What is Gab and where else are anti-Semites gathering on the internet?

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Robert Bowers, the man held in the shooting deaths of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 28, belonged to an online community where he frequently railed against Jews and immigrants. That social media site, Gab, has now come under closer scrutiny. Created two years ago as a haven for far-rightists who […]
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  • Yoram Ettinger: The critical November 2018 mid-term election

    By jwadmin on November 2, 2018
    Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” The Arena, Abba Eban Institute, IDC, November 1, 2018, https://bit.ly/2EX2jSi https://bit.ly/2rgyMMh Trump: a coattail – or an anchor chained – President? The November 2018 mid-term election will determine the future maneuverability of Trump, and will shape the dominant worldview of the strongest legislature in the world, which is co-determining and co-equal […]
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  • PA condemns Pittsburgh murder of Jews

    By jwadmin on November 1, 2018
    By ITAMAR MARCUS (Palestinian Media Watch via JNS) – In an unusual move, the Palestinian Authority (PA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the recent murder of 11 Jews in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh by the anti-Semite Robert Bowers: “The [PA] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned the terror attack that was carried out yesterday against a synagogue […]
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