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  • French MP demands investigation into France’s secret pact that allowed freedom for terrorists

    By jwadmin on August 17, 2019
    By ELDAD BECK (Israel Hayom via JNS) – Days after it was revealed that the former head of France’s domestic intelligence agency made a deal with the terrorist organization behind a 1982 terrorist attack in Paris, affording its operatives free movement in the country in exchange for a promise of no further attacks on French soil, new questions have arisen regarding France’s […]
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  • What is 8chan, the site linked to shooters in Christchurch, Poway and El Paso?

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2019
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Not long after news that a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, left at least 22 people dead, reports started swirling that the suspect had posted a manifesto on 8chan, an online forum. Law enforcement officials are investigating a document posted there that is believed to be authored by the […]
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  • Kelly Craft confirmed as Haley’s replacement as UN ambassador

    By jwadmin on August 15, 2019
    By JACKSON RICHMAN (JNS) – U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft was confirmed on Wednesday, July 31, by the U.S. Senate as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The final tally was 56-34. Craft, 57, will replace Nikki Haley, who was highly acclaimed by many, especially those in the pro-Israel community. To Fight Anti-Israel Bias At her confirmation hearing, […]
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  • Elan Carr, U.S. special envoy: Hating us is evil!

    By jwadmin on August 8, 2019
    By ORIT ARFA (JNS) – Elan Carr, a Jew of Iraqi descent, was appointed special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, a senior diplomatic post that had been vacant for two years until he assumed it in February. Carr served as the Los Angeles deputy district attorney before making an unsuccessful 2014 bid on the Republican ticket for Congress in […]
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  • Rescued twice: The archive that survived the Holocaust and the AMIA attack

    By jwadmin on July 31, 2019
    By ALAN GRABINSKY NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Abraham Lichtenbaum was getting ready to leave his house on July 18, 1994 when, at 9:53 a.m., he heard an explosion: The headquarters of Argentina’s 200,000-strong Jewish community, the AMIA, located less than four miles from his home, had been bombed. Eighty-five people died and 300 were injured in what has become […]
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  • Jared Kushner to visit Middle East to finalize economic plan

    By jwadmin on July 26, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to the Middle East to continue to push for the economic component of the Trump administration’s peace plan. He will be joined next on the trip by U.S. special peace envoy Jason Greenblatt and special Iran envoy Brian Hook, a senior administration official confirmed […]
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  • DC Report: Does Israel need a defense treaty with U.S.?

    By jwadmin on July 24, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield During a recent visit to Israel and in a meeting with Jewish Republicans, Sen. Lindsey Graham brought up the idea of a mutual defense treaty between Israel and the United States. Graham, one of Israel’s strongest Senate supporters, said it would leave potential adversaries with no doubts about America’s commitment to the security of the […]
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  • Jewish things to know about Boris Johnson

    By jwadmin on July 24, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – No matter their political affiliation, all sides can agree that Boris Johnson, who has secured his Conservative Party’s vote to become the United Kingdom’s next prime minister, is a colorful character. As the mayor of London, a position he held for eight years until 2016, Johnson was lampooned by the media for […]
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  • Lobstergate’ and non-kosher coercion; Israelis have a few laughs

    By jwadmin on July 18, 2019
    By RUTHIE BLUM (JNS) – In the midst of countrywide fury over two deadly serious issues—the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by a police officer in Haifa, and the horrifying abuse of toddlers at a private Rosh Ha’ayin day-care center—Israeli Twitter users turned their attention to a faux pas involving non-kosher food and Photoshop. The Incident The “diplomatic incident” that caused […]
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  • French judge rules Jewish woman’s killer not criminally liable because he was high

    By jwadmin on July 18, 2019
    By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A Muslim man who killed his Jewish neighbor in Paris while shouting about Allah is probably not criminally responsible for his actions because he had smoked marijuana beforehand, a French judge ruled. The preliminary ruling in the trial of Kobili Traore for the 2017 murder of Sarah Halimi came was presented from a judge of […]
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