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Posts Tagged: American Jewry

December 28, 2016 7:30 am
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Barack Obama’s Antisemitic UN Act

JNS.org - It was particularly painful and frustrating seeing President Barack Hussein Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and US Ambassador to the United Nations...

December 14, 2016 2:44 pm
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Passover Vacation Punishment Case Against Orthodox Employee Continues to Travel Through the Courts

Susan Abeles’ saga began in 2013 when she took time off to observe the last two days of Passover, just as she had done annually...

December 12, 2016 10:57 am
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Making Traditional Jewish Food Great Again With the ‘Gefilte Manifesto’

JNS.org -- Two emerging young chefs are on a mission to reclaim and revolutionize Ashkenazi cuisine for the millennial generation. Liz Alpern and Jeffrey Yoskowitz both...

December 6, 2016 12:11 pm
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Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time Jewish leadership, in an historic move for the community and the Chabad-Lubavitch...

May 26, 2016 1:19 pm
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Netanyahu: ‘Difficult to Overstate’ American Jewry’s Importance to Israel

JNS.org - It is “difficult to overstate the importance of the American Jewish people to the State of Israel,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday at...

November 6, 2015 5:44 am
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Lack of Democracy Weakens US Jewish Institutions

JNS.org - Fifty years ago this week, two prominent figures in the American Jewish community startled their colleagues by calling for democratic elections to choose Jewish...

September 10, 2015 8:28 am
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The Iran Deal: A Turning Point in American-Jewish Support for Israel?

As The New York Observer reported, Senator Cory Booker is hosting an “emergency summit” this week with wealthy Jews who back him – this, after Booker decided to support President...

March 2, 2015 3:40 pm
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Activist: Obama Channels FDR, Invokes Memories of US Shame During Holocaust

Peggy Shapiro has dedicated her life to exposing and combating antisemitism. The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Shapiro was born in a Displaced Persons (DP) camp...

November 6, 2014 7:36 pm
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Why Rejecting America’s Dictates is Crucial for Israel’s Security

In a telling follow-up to his now famous report on an Obama Administration official referring to Israel's Prime Minister as a 'chickenshit,' The Altantic's Jeffrey...

November 6, 2014 8:14 am
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Israelis Should Not Finance American Jewish Education

Israel's Deputy Education Minister Avi Wortzman recently said that the State of Israel should help Jewish youth in the Diaspora get a Jewish education. Wortzman said that...

June 11, 2014 6:34 pm
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Does Anti-Semitism Threaten American Jews?

JNS.org - In a recent issue of Time magazine, Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, former president of the Union for Reform Judaism, writes that anti-Semitism is...

May 30, 2014 1:19 pm
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Inside the Presidents Conference and the J Street Vote

The fractious public reaction to the rejection of J Street's membership by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations has been based on...

May 16, 2014 1:05 pm
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Reform Jews Accuse Movement’s Head of ‘Divisive’ Leadership Over J Street Issue

JNS.org - More than 40 Reform Jews accused the head of the movement's umbrella organization of "divisive" leadership over his threat to pull...

March 20, 2014 12:49 am
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The State Department’s Campaign Against the ‘Jewish State’ Idea—in 1954

JNS.org - Secretary of State John Kerry's remark last week that it is a "mistake" to insist that the Palestinian Authority recognize Israel as a...

Culture

Israel to Host International Cybertech Conference for 4th Time

JNS.org -- Israel will host the world's most significant cyber technology summit, outside the US, later this month. Dozens of prominent...

Ivanka Trump Shares Snapshot of Kosher Inauguration Cake Featuring Mini Donald

President-elect Donald Trump's Jewish daughter, Ivanka, posted a picture on Instagram of a...

Features

What Will Trump’s Presidency Mean for US Ties With Israel’s Peaceful Arab Neighbors?

JNS.org - The upcoming Donald Trump presidency likely means a sharp break...

Israel’s German-Made Submarines Engulfed by Controversy, Shrouded in Secrecy

JNS.org - Silently cruising in the depths of the seas, the Israeli Navy’s growing...

IDF Welcomes Soldier With Cerebral Palsy

JNS.org -- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has welcomed its newest member, a soldier with cerebral palsy, as part of the military’s...

World

Following Paris Peace Summit, Largely Forgotten 2013 French Court Ruling Th...

A largely forgotten landmark 2013 French court ruling has received renewed attention this week following the international diplomatic summit held...

Israel

Jerusalem Mayor Calls on Israelis to Thank Trump for Embassy Move; Says Oba...

A day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat called on Israelis to express thanks to the president-elect for...

Middle East

Team Trump Says ‘Stay Tuned’ for Decision on Embassy Move to Je...

A few hours before incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists on Thursday -- 24 hours before the inauguration...

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