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Politics

  • U.S. anti-Semitism envoy calls Europe’s kosher meat bans ‘forced expulsion’ for Jews

    By jwadmin on May 20, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA)  – Elan Carr, the U.S. envoy against anti-Semitism, called legislation in some European countries limiting the ritual slaughter of animals and circumcision of boys a “disgraceful forced expulsion” of Jews. Carr made the statement Monday, May 13, in Belgium during a speech he delivered in Antwerp at the General Convention of the Conference […]
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  • Hungarian rabbi deconstructs Viktor Orbán and the lean towards the right

    By jwadmin on May 17, 2019
    By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON (JNS) – Rabbi Shlomo Koves, chief rabbi of the EMIH-Hungarian Jewish Alliance and a Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in Budapest, says that as far as Orbán goes, he is not anti-Semitic, but a nationalist. “Anyone who knows him knows this,” the rabbi told JNS in an interview. “He is an advocate for nation states, a patriot of his […]
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  • Israeli-American professor Judea Pearl to receive award for courage

    By jwadmin on May 16, 2019
    (JNS) – Judea Pearl, chancellor’s professor of computer science at UCLA, Turing Award recipient and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, is being given CAMERA’s inaugural Ometz Award for courage in recognition of his public renunciation of his Distinguished Alumnus status at New York University. Pearl, who received his doctorate from NYU in 1965, took his former school to task […]
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  • DC Report: Pensive about Pence…Will Trump dump the vice president?

    By jwadmin on May 15, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Vice President Mike Pence has shamelessly prostituted himself to stay in Donald Trump’s favor, which is the kind of loyalty this president demands. Pence, an intensely religious man, has sold his soul to testify to Trump’s righteous moral character and religious tolerance. Even while strongly supporting Trump’s Muslim ban, Pence praised the president for acting […]
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  • Jews more likely than Christians to be critical of Trump’s Israel policy, study shows

    By jwadmin on May 10, 2019
    By SAM SOKOL NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – American Jews are much more likely than their Christian counterparts to express criticism of President Donald Trump’s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to a new survey. In a survey published Monday, May 6, the Pew Research Center found that 42 percent of American Jews said that Trump was favoring the Israelis too much, […]
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  • Eurovision 2019: What is the song contest all about?

    By jwadmin on May 9, 2019
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK  CITY (JTA) – It’s glitzy. It’s kitschy. It’s like a musical Olympics or “American Idol” on steroids. Welcome to the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual pageant in which all of Europe (and some of its neighbors) send national representatives to compete for the best forgettable pop song and most unforgettable outfits. The competition is huge […]
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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submits resignation letter

    By jwadmin on May 4, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump. His last day in office will be May 11. Rosenstein had said in January that he would step down when a new attorney general was confirmed; William Barr was confirmed in February Rosenstein appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to look into […]
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  • Alan Dershowitz among protesters outside New York Times offices decrying anti-Semitic cartoon

    By jwadmin on May 3, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Alan Dershowitz was among dozens of protesters outside the offices of The New York Times in Midtown Manhattan who decried the newspaper’s publication of a cartoon with anti-Semitic imagery. The demonstrators on Monday night, April 29 chanted “shame on you” and carried signs reading “Anti-Israel, Anti-Semitic, NYT Guilty” and “NYT guilty of 120 years of hatred,” […]
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  • Anti- Jewish bias now a pawn in a political game

    By jwadmin on May 2, 2019
    BY BEN SALES (JTA) – After a self-avowed white supremacist shot up a California synagogue, some voices on the political right found their culprit: Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali Muslim immigrant who has posted tweets perceived to be anti-Semitic. In its statement on the synagogue shooting in Poway on Saturday, the Zionist Organization of America called on congressional leadership […]
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  • How will Netanyahu’s dept to Trump be paid? Bibi’s IOU

    By jwadmin on April 24, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu won a historic fifth term this week as Israel’s prime minister, and Donald Trump was one of the biggest donors to his campaign. Historically, Israel prime ministers and American presidents meddle in each other’s elections, on one side or the other, but none can match Trump’s contributions. Dayanu Passover came early this […]
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