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  • Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial begins

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2020
    By MARCY OSTER NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein arrived at a New York court for the start of his trial on charges of rape and sexual assault. Weinstein used a walker due to recent back surgery as he entered the courthouse on Monday morning, Jan. 6, according to reports. Jury selection is scheduled to soon […]
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  • Loss of Soleimani won’t stop Iran’s long-term goal of regional hegemony

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2020
    By YAAKOV LAPPIN (JNS) – Despite the substantial blow absorbed by Iran due to the Jan. 3 assassination of the Quds Force commander, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, by U.S. military forces, the regime is set to continue its expansion program to dominate the region, Israeli observers have assessed. “No one can dispute the fact that Qassem Soleimani was undoubtedly not […]
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  • Egyptians, Saudis said to be furious after Hamas leader attends Soleimani’s funeral

    By jwadmin on January 10, 2020
    By DANIEL SIRYOTI (Israel Hayom via JNS) – Egypt is outraged that Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh attended the funeral of former Quds Force commander Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran on Monday, Jan. 6, with a high-ranking Egyptian official calling it a “shameful attack” on the country’s honor. Soleimani was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad early Friday morning, […]
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  • Opinion: How identity politics excuses anti-Semitism

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2020
    By Sean Collins Spiked – New York has been the scene of a number of vicious anti-Semitic attacks over the past few weeks. The most shocking occurred in the final days of December when a machete-wielding man barged into a Hasidic rabbi’s home in Monsey (30 miles north of New York City) and stabbed five people who were celebrating Hanukkah. The […]
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  • Israel Reveals Breakthrough in Laser-Based Aerial Defense System

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2020
      By Benjamin Kerstein The Algemeiner – Israel’s Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that a breakthrough has been made in using laser beams to thwart aerial attacks. According to Israel’s Channel 13, the technological development will enable the long-range targeting and stabilization of laser beams, allowing them to intercept targets at great distances. To read the complete story, please click here.
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  • Opinion: Enemies of Israel Find a Friend in Bernie Sanders

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2020
    By Debbie Maimon Yated Ne’eman – Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is suddenly being taken seriously. This is welcome news for opponents of Israel who find the 78-year old Jewish senator much to their liking. For months, the Vermont senator –a self-described democratic socialist who once proudly defended communist dictatorships across the world—was written off by political pundits as pushing a […]
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  • Keeping Israel safe: The most significant defense developments of the decade

    By jwadmin on January 8, 2020
    Israel Hayom (via JNS) – Much has been said about the complex defense and security challenges Israel faces as a Jewish state in the Middle East. Being the sole democracy in one of the toughest neighborhoods on the planet means that Israel must employ various means to achieve and sustain its national security goals, as well as create and maintain […]
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  • Palestinian terrorist convicted for 2018 murder of Ari Fuld

    By jwadmin on January 8, 2020
    Israel Hayom (via JNS) – An Israeli military court recently convicted the Khalil Jabarin, 18, for the 2018 murder of Israeli-American Ari Fuld. The court at the Ofer military base convicted Jabarin on a charge of voluntary manslaughter, the court’s equivalent of murder. Fuld was stabbed in the back by the then-16-year-old Jabarin at the shopping center at the Gush Etzion […]
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  • Comics will be the topic for Rob Kovach at Jan 12 breakfast at Gates of Heaven

    By jwadmin on January 8, 2020
    SCHENECTADY–The Congregation Gates of Heaven (CGOH) Brotherhood will have its next monthly breakfast and speaker program on Sunday, Jan. 12. Rob Kovach will make a presentation on “Jewish Influence on the Comic Book Industry.” Kovach will discuss the early years of the comic book industry—an industry started by Jews— and share details about Jewish writers and artists who created the […]
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  • Why the Jersey City official who called local Jews ‘brutes’ after shooting has not resigned

    By jwadmin on January 8, 2020
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA)  – In the days after a local official responded to the Jersey City shooting by calling local Jews “brutes” and expressing sympathy for the shooters, it appeared that pressure was quickly mounting for her to resign. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop called for her to step down. So did New Jersey Gov. Phil […]
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