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February 22, 2019 11:05 am
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British Parliament Members Sign Letter Supporting New Holocaust Memorial

JNS.org - More than 150 parliament members in the United Kingdom from across the political spectrum have signed a letter supporting the Westminster Holocaust memorial, remarking that it...

February 22, 2019 10:49 am
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Democratic Party Adopts Motion Calling on US to Re-Enter Iran Nuclear Deal

JNS.org - The Democratic Party adopted a resolution last week calling for the United States to return to being part of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord,...

February 22, 2019 10:43 am
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From Montenegro to Japan: New Network of Jewish Sunday Schools Opens

JNS.org - A new Jewish Sunday school has opened in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, representing the 17th school established as a part of an educational program...

February 22, 2019 10:32 am
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New Israeli Centrist Alliance, to Be Called ‘Blue and White,’ Reveals Party List

JNS.org - The new united centrist party headed by Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid and Israel Resilience’s Benny Gantz will be called the Blue and White Party,...

February 21, 2019 12:06 pm
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Kansas Treasurer Introduces Bill Permitting the State to Invest in Israel Bonds

JNS.org - Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner has introduced a bill that would allow Kansas to invest in Israel Bonds. “This legislation is an important step in diversifying...

February 21, 2019 11:51 am
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Venezuela’s Guaidó Appoints Jewish Envoy to Argentina

JNS.org - Venezuela’s self-declared interim president, Juan Guaidó, has appointed Elisa Alejandra Trotta Gamus as the country’s envoy to Argentina. A Venezuelan native, Gamus, 36—a lawyer and...

February 21, 2019 11:42 am
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Rep. Omar Apologizes to Jewish Groups for Latest Round of Antisemitic Tweets

JNS.org - US Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) apologized via conference call to Jewish groups on Tuesday for her antisemitic tweets last week that blamed the...

February 20, 2019 2:04 pm
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Pro-BDS Tlaib Uses Israeli Web-Development Platform for Campaign Website

JNS.org - Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), a supporter of the anti-Israel BDS movement, just so happens to have used the Israeli web-development platform Wix to...

February 20, 2019 1:52 pm
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Report: Qatar to Discontinue Funds for Gaza’s Electricity

JNS.org - The Qatari envoy to the Gaza Strip, Mohammad al-Amadi, told Hamas officials his country would discontinue its almost $10 million in funding towards...

February 20, 2019 1:25 pm
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Bosnia and Herzegovina to Address Holocaust Restitution of Property for EU Entry

JNS.org - For the first time, the European Union has called on Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to address the restitution of property that was seized...

February 20, 2019 1:10 pm
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Conference of Presidents Visits Africa Before 45th Annual Meeting in Jerusalem

JNS.org - The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is currently holding its 45th annual National Leadership Mission to Israel in Jerusalem, featuring Elan...

February 20, 2019 12:43 pm
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Jewish Home and National Union Parties Form Bloc with Right-Wing Otzma Yehudit

JNS.org - The religious Zionist Jewish Home and National Union parties have agreed to run with the staunch nationalist Otzma Yehudit Party in an effort...

February 20, 2019 12:26 pm
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Israeli Soldiers Arrest Palestinians Trying to Hit Cars on Road Used by Jews, Arabs

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces’ soldiers raided the Palestinian enclave of al-Aroub near Bethlehem overnight on Tuesday, arresting five men charged with throwing stones and...

February 19, 2019 11:11 am
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Kinneret Reaches Best Water Levels in Two Years and Rising

JNS.org - Despite dour summer predictions by Israeli weather experts that Israel would suffer a sixth year of insufficient rainfall and an ecological disaster at the...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

Jewish Filmmaker Stanley Donen, Famed for ‘Singin’ in the Rain,...

Stanley Donen, the former dancer who directed some of Hollywood's greatest musicals including Gene Kelly's landmark "Singin' in the Rain,"...

Israel

Netanyahu: Criticism of Deal With Kahanist Party ‘Hypocrisy and Double St...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday struck out at critics of a deal he brokered with far-right Kahanist party...

Middle East

Iran Says It Has Many Options to Neutralize ‘Illegal’ US Sancti...

Iran said on Saturday it had many options to neutralize the reimposition of US sanctions on its oil exports, the...

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