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Politics

  • Trump signs anti-genocide act, anti-Semitism resolution into law

    By jwadmin on January 18, 2019
    NEW YORK CITY (JNS) – Donald Trump on Monday. Jan. 14, signed new bipartisan legislation committing the United States to preventing genocide, named in honor of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize laureate Elie Wiesel. The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act, introduced by Congressman Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) and Ann Wagner (R-Mo.), and Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Todd Young (R-Ind.) makes […]
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  • Secretary Pompeo 2019 vs. President Obama 2009

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” January 16, 2019, https://bit.ly/2AOjVey The January 10, 2019 Cairo, Egypt speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo – which was cleared by the White House – was a course-setting presentation of the US role in the Middle East. Pompeo’s ideological and operational speech was aimed at bolstering the US’ posture […]
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  • Who was the one House rep to vote against a federal anti-Semitism monitor? A libertarian Palestinian American.

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA)  – Chris Smith, the New Jersey Republican who is trying to push through a bill that would enhance the role of the anti-Semitism monitor, put out a news release minutes after it passed the U.S. House of Representatives and noted it was approved “overwhelmingly.” Legislators love to describe support for their bills as “overwhelming,” but the […]
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  • What’s going on here? Bias smacks a Jewish cafe owner in San Francisco

    By jwadmin on January 16, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Manny Yekutiel opened his eponymous Manny’s in November, calling the Middle Eastern cafe and restaurant in downtown San Francisco a “civic social gathering space.” His goal for the Mission District eatery was “to create a central, accessible and affordable place to go to become a better informed and more involved citizen,” he told the […]
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  • Netanyahu calls for chance to debate his accusers on live TV

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) –Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants a chance to take on his accusers on live television. Speaking Monday night, Jan. 7, the prime minister said that during investigations into the corruption cases against him he “demanded a face-to-face confrontation with states’ witnesses.” He said he was denied several times. “Today I repeat that demand, and […]
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  • Amnesty International to single out Jews in 2019, according to leaked documents

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2019
    (NGO Monitor via JNS) Leaked documents seen by NGO Monitor and an analysis of public statements from NGO officials indicate that Amnesty International will conduct a series of intense campaigns singling out Israel in early 2019. In this process, Amnesty will delegitimize Jewish historical connections to Jerusalem and elsewhere, as well as promote discriminatory boycotts (BDS) against Israel, according to […]
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  • DC Report: Was a disaster averted? Ryan regrets no “entitlement reform” on his watch

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Paul Ryan said one of his proudest achievements as speaker of the House was enactment of the 10-year, $1.5 trillion tax cut, and one of his deepest regrets—“our greatest unfinished business”—was his failure to enact what he euphemistically called “entitlement reform.” Obamcare GOP Bane I’d call that “disaster averted.”  His plan for entitlement reform, a […]
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  • How Historians Will See Canary Mission Years From Now

    By jwadmin on January 5, 2019
    By Edwin Black On a recent Thursday, at about 8 am, on a desk illuminated by light from a nearby window, a paper cup of steaming coffee laden with cream and sugar was nudged near an open laptop, thus beginning a ten-to-twelve-hour day of mind-numbing monitoring by a Canary Mission [CM] staffer at one of the organization’s several locations. In endless […]
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  • OK for husbands, fathers, brothers to beat disobedient women,‘ says Abbas adviser

    By jwadmin on January 1, 2019
    By ITAMAR MARCUS, NAN JACQUES ZILBERDIK (JNS) – A striking example was when right in the middle of a P.A. campaign to stop domestic violence against Palestinian women, Abbas’s adviser and top P.A. religious figure explained on TV exactly when, how and why husbands, fathers and brothers are allowed to, of all things, beat women. When Is It OK? The […]
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  • After millionaire paid Jews to move to Alabama, couple struggles with new home

    By jwadmin on December 28, 2018
    The Albany Times Union DOTHAN, Ala. – She was already going to be late to the church, where once again she would try to explain her religion, even though it seemed like most people in her town never really get it. And now the latkes are burning. Lisa Priddle wonders why she is trying so hard, why she is prepping […]
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