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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...

Culture

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But in her new book, Julius Rosenwald: Repairing...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

Brutal Murder of French Jewish Pensioner Sarah Halimi Motivated by ‘A...

French Jews have cautiously welcomed the decision of the Paris public prosecutors' office to recognize the murder of Sarah Halimi...

Israel

Netanyahu Delays Settlement Planning Committee Meeting Ahead of Greenblatt ...

JNS.org - Ahead of the arrival of Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s international negotiations representative, in the Middle East this week,...

Middle East

Saudi Newspaper: ‘No Lasting Peace Can Exclude Hamas and its Supporte...

Despite an all-time low in relations between the Riyadh government and the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, a leading Saudi newspaper has...

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