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Posts Tagged: American Jewish Committee

June 10, 2018 10:23 am
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Poll: American and Israeli Jews Differ Sharply in Views on Trump, Settlements, Social-Religious Issues

JNS.org - The political and social-religious divide between Israeli and American Jews has widened considerably, according to a poll published by the American Jewish Committee. Just 46...

May 24, 2018 3:17 pm
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Secretary of State Promises Appointment of Special Envoy to Monitor Antisemitism

JNS.org – At a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that he would work towards an appointment of...

May 24, 2018 1:54 pm
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Major Jewish Group Petitions Chilean Government to Act Against Rising Antisemitism

The American Jewish Committee has filed a petition to the Chilean government asking it to act against rising antisemitism in the South American country. “Under the...

May 8, 2018 3:32 pm
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US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Extol Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal

Top US Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted on Tuesday -- largely with praise -- to President Donald Trump’s announcement of America's withdrawal from the Iran...

April 26, 2018 4:17 pm
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Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Welcome Confirmation of Pompeo as New US Secretary of State

A number of Jewish and pro-Israel groups expressed well-wishes to Mike Pompeo on Thursday after his appointment to serve as the next US secretary of...

April 18, 2018 12:21 pm
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US Jewish Groups Express Condolences Over Barbara Bush’s Passing

A number of US Jewish groups have expressed their condolences over the Tuesday death of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Bush, the wife of the 41st...

March 11, 2018 10:52 am
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Putin Draws Scrutiny for Naming Jews ‘With Russian Citizenship’ as Potential 2016 US Election Meddling Suspects

A suggestion by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s in a NBC News interview that Jews might have meddled in the 2016 US presidential election raised eyebrows across the...

March 2, 2018 2:54 pm
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Jewish Group Outraged by BDS Founder’s Address to EU Parliament

JNS.org - The American Jewish Committee condemned the European Parliament on Wednesday for hosting Omar Barghouti, the founder of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)...

February 22, 2018 4:19 pm
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EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels Display

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the European Parliament on the grounds...

February 21, 2018 4:51 pm
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Jewish Groups Mourn Passing of US Christian Evangelist Leader Billy Graham

A number of prominent Jewish groups issued statements of mourning on Wednesday following the death of US evangelist Billy Graham. The American Jewish Committee (AJC) called...

January 28, 2018 10:19 am
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Jewish Groups Urge Warsaw to Rethink Legislation That Would Criminalize Blaming Poles for Holocaust-Era Atrocities

A number of major Jewish groups from around the globe have criticized the advancement of legislation in Poland that would make it illegal to claim...

January 12, 2018 11:29 am
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Major Mainstream Jewish Groups Slam Trump Over Questioning of Taking Immigrants From ‘S**thole’ Countries

A number of top mainstream US Jewish groups have criticized President Donald Trump following his reported questioning on Thursday of taking immigrants from what he...

November 27, 2017 7:51 pm
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Outrage Grows Over Rutgers President’s Response to Antisemitism on Campus

The president of Rutgers University in New Jersey is facing increasing criticism for his defense of three faculty members who made widely condemned remarks about...

October 19, 2017 10:29 am
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Jewish Groups Brace for University of Florida Talk by White Supremacist Richard Spencer

Jewish groups are voicing alarm and cautioning the public to avoid a talk on Thursday afternoon by white supremacist Richard Spencer at the University of...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

Toward a Judaism of Resistance

Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. -- Joel 4:10 My first...

‘Fauda’ Creators Talk BDS, Critics, and Whether There Will Ever Be Peace

When Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff pitched their TV series about an undercover...

World

Kremlin: Putin, Netanyahu Agree to Boost Israel-Russia Coordination in Syri...

JNS.org - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin agreed to strengthen coordination on Syria with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a phone...

Israel

Knesset Approves and Passes Life-Saving ‘Camel Law’

JNS.org - The Law Requiring Identification and Registration of Livestock, which passed its final Knesset approval last week by a very wide margin, requires livestock to be registered and tracked with...

Middle East

Turkish Prime Minister Terms Israel’s Eurovision Win an ‘Imperialistic ...

JNS.org - With the presidential and parliamentary elections in ‎Turkey only a week away, Turkish Prime Minister ‎Binali Yildirim has found...

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