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Politics

  • Women’s March co-founder calls on current organizers to resign, saying they ‘allowed anti-Semitism’

    By jwadmin on November 24, 2018
    Women’s March co-founder Teresa Shook called on its current organizers to step down Monday, Nov. 19, saying they “allowed anti-Semitism.” In a Facebook post, Shook said Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez “have steered the Movement away from its true course.” “In opposition to our Unity Principles, they have allowed anti-Semitism, anti-LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric […]
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  • “Crooked Ivanka” ? Trump sent hundreds of e-mails on government business using her personal account, report says

    By jwadmin on November 23, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of e-mails on government business using a personal account, The Washington Post has reported. Trump, who serves as an unpaid White House senior adviser, sent the e-mails to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants, many of them in violation of federal records rules, the newspaper reported Monday evening, citing sources […]
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  • Lana Marks nominated as U.S. ambassador to South Africa

    By jwadmin on November 23, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Lana Marks, whose designer handbags have been carried by such celebrities as Jennifer Aniston and Helen Mirren, has been nominated to serve as ambassador to her native South Africa. Marks, who lives in Palm Beach, Fla, is a member of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club resort. Her nomination by Trump was recently announced and sent the following […]
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  • Trump cites Israel in statement reaffirming U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia despite journalist’s killing

    By jwadmin on November 23, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Donald Trump cited Israel twice in a statement Tuesday, Nov. 20, in which he defended U.S. ties with Saudi Arabia following reports that the CIA concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of DC-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In the unusual statement, which contained many exclamation marks and began with the phrase “America First!” Trump said that […]
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  • 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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