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Liberal US Jews Still in Deep Disagreement over Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

About one week after his rejection of the Trump declaration, Rick Jacobs had a change of heart, perhaps because of the raging attack on him by his biggest ally in the war over the Kotel real estate, Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.

Berlin 2015: Jewish Magazines Now Arrive in Plain Paper for Safety

In Berlin 2015, a major Jewish monthly magazine is now delivered in plain wrapping paper -- to minimize the chance of attack.
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GOP Stunned as Trump Defends Alt.Right’s ‘Very Fine People’

Our President should be able to empathize with with our pain at watching blonde Aryans in Nazi jackboots hollering "Blut und Boden" (Blood and Soil) in the streets of our cities.

Hillel Outmaneuvered as Swarthmore Students Reject Its Israel Guidelines

The question is, how will Hillel International prevent more of its healthy cells going cancer.

Netanyahu to Meet with Orthodox Ministers over Reform Undue Influence on Government

MK Eichler has been on a crusade to smoke out "Reform sponsors" who buy out Israeli politicians, Netanyahu included.

Anti-Semitic Rally Opposing ‘Jewification’ of Britain

Anti-Semitism is alive and well -- and thriving -- in London. It will get a boost on March 22, 2015.

Cuban Jewish Leader Claims ‘No Anti-Semitism Here’

A Cuban Jewish leader says there is no security problem for the community in the island nation.

Reform Movement Boycotting Israeli Tourism Minister

Levin, for his part, said it's annoying to be boycotted just when you're done explaining the boycotting is inappropriate.

Kerry Lauds ‘Tolerance’ in Indonesia Months after Synagogue Leveled

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry praised Indonesia for its religious tolerance on Monday, six months after the last synagogue in the country was...

Argentinean President Says Nisman Did not Commit Suicide

Iran, for the time being, has gotten away with 85 murders in the AMAI bombing in 1994.

597 Conservative Clergy to Netanyahu: Give Us Kotel Territory Or We’ll Trash Talk Israel

What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.

Berlusconi Using Holocaust to Describe his ‘Suffering’

This was not the former Italian prime minister's first bizarre use of the Holocaust.

Jim Joseph Foundation Funds Israel’s ‘Northern Exposure’ Program

The post-Birthright 'Northern Exposure' has won an expansion grant from the US-based Jim Joseph Foundation.

Turkish Foreign Minister Targets Jews, Warns of ‘Treason’

Red flags are waving for Turkey's Jewish community again. For the second time in a week, a high-ranking official targeted Jews in a speech.

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth to (Non-Jewish) Baby Girl

Chelsea Clinton gave birth on Friday night to a baby girl.

Anti-Semitism More Than Doubles in UK, Figures Show

Figures for anti-Semitic incidents in the UK have more than doubled over the past year. Are we surprised yet?

Jewish Agency for Israel Calls for Special Diaspora Conversion Courts

The Jewish Agency is calling for establishment of special Diaspora conversion courts.

Israeli Reporter Describes Personal Experience with Anti-Semitism in Paris

An Israeli TV news reporter describes her experience with European anti-Semitism on the job and how it affected her.

Netanyahu Says His Son and Non-Jewish Girl only ‘Study Together’

The difference between Yair Netanyahu and Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton is that Israel is a Jewish state.

Tuesday the Rabbi Was Kicked Out for Performing Intermarriages

At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.

Ancestral Pictures Stopped One Intermarriage in Israel

"These were my grandfathers," the groom responded with pride, "they were important Rabbis."

American Reform Rabbis Warn of Disconnect with Israel

American Reform rabbis do not think Israel has yet gone far enough with compromises for the Movement.
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Trump on Eve of Memorial Day: Holocaust ‘Darkest Chapter of Human History’

'Six million Jews, two-thirds of the Jews in Europe, murdered by the Nazi genocide. They were murdered by an evil that words cannot describe, and that the human heart cannot bear.'

Analysis: Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s ‘Protest Prayer’ May Be Just What Reform Campaign Needed

The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

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