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Jackson Richman is the Washington Correspondent for Jewish News Syndicate.

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October 20, 2020 9:34 am
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US Envoy Carr: 1.7 Million Antisemitic Posts on Facebook, Twitter So Far in 2020

JNS.org - Elan Carr has served as US special envoy for monitoring and combating antisemitism since February 2019. Previously, he was a deputy district attorney in the Los Angeles County...

October 19, 2020 9:33 am
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Carr Criticizes Cuomo for Coronavirus Restrictions Targeting Orthodox Jews

JNS.org - US Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism Elan Carr criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday over the city’s most recent...

October 19, 2020 9:20 am
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Twitter, Google Decline to Be in State Department Event Countering Antisemitism

JNS.org - Twitter and Google declined to participate in next week’s US State Department event, featuring US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on countering antisemitism...

October 16, 2020 9:30 am
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With Iranian Arms Embargo Set to Expire, Will Tehran Be Able to Purchase Weapons Abroad?

JNS.org - Despite ongoing fears of Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and aggression in the Middle East, the UN arms embargo on Tehran is scheduled...

October 15, 2020 9:54 am
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Trump’s Jewish Point Person: President Has Fought Antisemitism ‘Everywhere and Anywhere’

JNS.org - Boris Epshteyn, a strategic advisor for US President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, has been the campaign’s point person for Jewish outreach for a...

October 14, 2020 9:35 am
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Matt Lieberman Grabs the Family Baton as He Makes Run for Senate in Georgia

JNS.org - Matt Lieberman comes from a prolific political family as his father, Sen. Joe Lieberman, served as a longtime US senator from Connecticut and...

October 12, 2020 10:27 am
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For Jewish Republicans, It’s All About ‘Florida, Florida, Florida’

JNS.org - With the presidential race entering its final weeks, more attention is being focused on a number of critical swing states that could determine...

October 9, 2020 9:01 am
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Jewish Reporter Attacked in Brooklyn During Protests Against COVID Restrictions

JNS.org - A reporter was attacked in Brooklyn, NY, on Wednesday night while covering protests by haredi Jews against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new coronavirus restrictions, including...

October 7, 2020 9:59 am
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Jewish Democratic Council Releases Kaddish Ad, Blasting Trump’s Response to COVID-19

JNS.org - The political action committee of the Jewish Democratic Council of America, JDCA PAC, released an ad on Tuesday featuring the Jewish mourner’s Kaddish...

October 2, 2020 9:12 am
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Report: Jordan Expels Nizar Tamimi, Husband of US-Wanted Terrorist

JNS.org - Jordan has reportedly expelled the husband of US-wanted terrorist Ahlam Tamimi. Nizar Tamimi, 46, arrived in Qatar after the Hashemite Kingdom refused to renew...

September 30, 2020 9:29 am
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Jewish Groups React to Trump Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to US Supreme Court

JNS.org - Jewish groups expressed mixed reactions to US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Sept. 26 that he has nominated US Seventh Circuit Court Judge...

September 27, 2020 10:01 am
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Pro-Israel Group Calls on Tufts to Investigate Dental Student Over Hate-Filled Anti-Jewish Tweets

JNS.org - StandWithUs sent a letter on Thursday to Tufts University’s president and the dean of its dental school expressing concern about a third-year dental...

September 22, 2020 9:45 am
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Student Government at University of Illinois-Urbana to Vote on BDS Resolution

JNS.org - The student government of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is scheduled to vote on a resolution on Wednesday that in part calls...

September 21, 2020 9:55 am
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Trump Campaign Launches New Outreach Initiative to American Jewish Voters

JNS.org - The re-election campaign of US President Donald Trump launched a new initiative on Wednesday to target Jewish voters ahead of the Nov. 3...

Features

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors

JNS.org - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...

World

France Bans Pro-Hamas ‘Sheikh Yassin Collective’ Implicated in ...

In the wake of last week's beheading of a Paris high school teacher, the French government on Wednesday announced a...

Israel

IDF Strikes Pro-Iran Militia in Syria: Reports

i24 News - The IDF shelled a pro-Iran militia headquarters in the village of Al-Hurriyah, in Syria's Quneitra governate, the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights said early Wednesday. No one...

Middle East

Iraqi Leader Battles Pressure From Friends and Foes in Security Crackdown

It was a series of intercepted phone calls on a tense night in June that made Iraq’s new prime minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, fully realize how few friends he had. During one...

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