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Posts Tagged: 2016 US presidential election

May 2, 2017 3:59 pm
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In New Book, Ivanka Trump Says Jewish High Holidays Allowed Her to Unwind During Election Campaign

In a new book, President Donald Trump’s Jewish daughter Ivanka credits her religious observance for having enabled her to unwind during last year’s election campaign. “In...

January 10, 2017 7:20 pm
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Trump Inauguration Rabbi: All Americans Should Be ‘Rooting for the Success’ of President-Elect

The rabbi who will deliver a prayer at the inauguration ceremony in Washington, DC next week told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that all Americans should...

December 30, 2016 3:02 pm
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Obama Is ‘Out of Touch’ and Kerry is ‘Trippin,’ Popular US Video Bloggers ‘Diamond and Silk’ Say in Loquacious Defense of Israel

Two popular American video bloggers unleashed a verbal fusillade on Thursday at President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry over their recent treatment...

December 22, 2016 2:11 pm
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Top US Jewish Leader: ‘There’s Not an Antisemitic Bone in Trump’s Body’

President-elect Donald Trump “believes strongly in Jewish values and he’s a man who believes strongly in Israel,” a prominent American Jewish leader said during an...

December 16, 2016 1:17 pm
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Trump’s Pick of David Friedman as Next US Envoy to Israel Draws Praise From Jewish Right, Dismay From Left

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick of attorney David Friedman to serve as the next US ambassador to Israel has drawn praise from right-wing Jewish groups and...

December 15, 2016 10:02 pm
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Trump Announces Next US Envoy to Jewish State Will Be Attorney David Friedman, Who Says He Looks Forward to Working From ‘Israel’s Eternal Capital, Jerusalem’

President-elect Donald Trump announced on Thursday evening he will nominate attorney David Friedman to serve as the next American ambassador to Israel. “The bond between Israel...

December 14, 2016 1:31 pm
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Major American Jewish Groups Mull, Remain Largely Quiet on Trump Secretary of State Pick Oilman Rex Tillerson

Major American Jewish organizations are mulling over, yet remaining largely quiet about, President-elect Donald Trump’s official announcement on Tuesday that he would nominate ExxonMobil CEO...

December 13, 2016 3:21 pm
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Top American Jewish Leader Calls on Incoming Trump Administration to Show Strength, Stand Up to Iran

There are numerous steps President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration could take to diminish the threats posed by the Islamic Republic, a top US Jewish leader...

December 9, 2016 11:54 am
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Report: With Iran as Top Priority, Israeli Delegation Meets With Trump Team to Share Views, Set Expectations for Coming Years

A delegation of Israeli officials traveled to the US this week and met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team, the Hebrew news...

November 27, 2016 12:00 pm
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Following Trump Victory, Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief Calls for ‘Constructive, Collaborative’ Approach in Fight Against Antisemitism

With Donald Trump set to enter the White House in January, American Jews should adopt a “constructive and collaborative” approach in the fight against antisemitism,...

November 23, 2016 3:13 pm
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Palestinian Cleric: Muslims Should Seize Pakistani Nukes, Destroy Israel in ‘One or Two’ Strikes

Muslims should seize Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and use them to destroy Israel, a Palestinian cleric declared in a sermon delivered at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque last...

November 22, 2016 5:33 pm
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Trump: I’d Love to Make Peace Between Israel and Palestinians; Jared Kushner Could Broker Deal

President-elect Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would “love to be the one who made peace with Israel and the Palestinians,” the New York Times...

November 22, 2016 12:51 pm
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Donald Trump’s Jewish Son-in-Law Defends President-Elect: You Can’t Not Be an Antisemite for 69 Years, Then Suddenly Become One

In a Forbes interview published on Tuesday, Jared Kushner -- the Orthodox Jewish 35-year-old son-in-law of  Donald Trump -- strongly defended the president-elect from allegations...

November 21, 2016 3:28 pm
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How Did Jewish Newspapers Handle Presidential Endorsements, and What Price Are They Paying for Their Choices?

JNS.org -- Any newspaper that makes political endorsements runs the risk of alienating readers who disagree with the publication’s candidate of choice. Angry letters and canceled...

Features

Israeli Deterrence Holds Against Iran in Syria — For Now

JNS.org - A recent surge in alleged Israeli strikes on targets in Syria appears to suggest a new Israeli urgency to...

Some on Israeli Left Slant Right Amid Changing Political Map

JNS.org - Avi Gabbay, a leader of Israel’s political left -- and presumably one of the top challengers to Prime Minister...

How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

World

Top Senator Praises Hanukkah-Eve Passage of Key Holocaust Restitution Legis...

Senate minority leader Charles Schumer hailed the passage of new legislation on Tuesday that will boost the restitution process for Holocaust...

Israel

African National Congress to Push for Shutdown of South African Embassy in ...

South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) is pushing for a major downgrade of the country's full diplomatic relations with...

Middle East

Hamas Threatens to Make Israel ‘Pay a Price,’ Amid Latest Gaza ...

JNS.org - The IDF struck several of the Hamas terror group’s positions in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday night, after several...

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