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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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About 50 high-ranking federal and state law enforcement officials met with an equal number of leading American Jewish officials for their first “table top” threat exercise.

 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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The European Union launched an online survey into how Jews experience anti-Semitism in nine member states. Results will be published in an EU report next year, Henry Nickels of the European Union Fundamental Rights Agency said Tuesday at a European Jewish Parliament conference in Brussels. Nickels’ Vienna-based intergovernmental body and the Institute for Jewish Policy […]

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Nahal Recruits Swear Allegiance
 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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New recruits were sworn into the Nahal Brigade at the Western Wall in Jerusalem a week ago. Nahal is an acronym for Noar Halutzi Lohem, or Fighting Pioneer Youth. It was established in the early 1950s as a force that combined military service and establishment of new agricultural settlements along Israel’s borders. Many of those […]

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Senator Charles Schumer
 

Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) strongly declared that most Democratic party members support the concept of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Despite obviously losing the voice vote, the DNC leadership decided to pretend it won the vote, and restored God and Jerusalem to their platform.

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Posted on: September 6th, 2012

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Berlin declares circumcision legal only if performed by a doctor. Brit Mila by a Mohel is still illegal.

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Israeli PM Benyamin Netanyahu with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, Sep. 5, 2012.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi this afternoon, reiterating his call on the international community to “set a clear redline for Iran” as well as for economic sanctions “to be intensified.”

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Yitzhak Rabin (L.) and Yigal Alon in 1949
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Between conversations and nibbling, one of my neighbors bent over and whispered, smiling, “At least in this shul we know no one is going to recited Tehillim for his speedy recovery.” My immediate, totally uncalculated reaction was to open a siddur (prayer book) and begin to recite Tehillim. I couldn’t behave otherwise. That‘s my nature – if someone will tell me NOT to jump off a bridge, I’m already up on the railing, hat in hand.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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3.5% of the young people interviewed attempted suicide.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Do book sales reflect the general mood of the American electorate? If so, the current New York Times bestseller list does not carry good news for President Obama.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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JERUSALEM – White House and Israeli government officials criticized Israel’s Yediot Aharonot newspaper for publishing what they described as two patently false stories during the past week.

President Obama meeting recently with Jewish Leaders.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Jewish swing voters could make or break President Obama’s bid for reelection. At least that’s the case that Democratic Party leaders made in a training session that packed one of the larger halls at the convention center here on Monday, the day before the formal start of the Democratic National Convention.

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President Jimmy Carter (seen here with wife Rosalynn), one of America's most outspoken critics of Israel, spoke at the DNC convention Tuesday night. Featuring Carter as a major speaker signaled a shift in the Party's view of Israel, which can bee seen in changes in its platform.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Also missing is what had been a solid commitment to isolate Hamas. Instead, the only pre-conditions imposed are the same for all Arabs in the area - "we will insist that any Palestinian partner must recognize Israel's right to exist [not to exist as a Jewish State, just to exist], reject violence, and adhere to existing agreements." That's it. There have also been changes regarding Israel between the 2008 Republican Party Platform and the one just passed in Tampa at last week's Republican Party Convention - and those appear to be more favorable to Israel.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leads the weekly cabinet meeting in the PM's office in Jerusalem. July 15, 2012.
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled the second meeting of the security cabinet due to leaks from the meeting held yesterday about discussions onIran’s nuclear program.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Sen. George McGovern, the Democratic Presidential candidate, greeted American Jews today on the occasion of the High Holy Days. "Mrs. McGovern joins me in wishing our Jewish friends and Jews around the world a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year," the South Dakotan said.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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SEPTEMBER 5, 1934 - Mrs. Stephen S. Wise, president of the Women's Association of the American Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a visit to the German refugee centers in Europe, will be hostess this afternoon to 500 Brooklyn women who have pledged to support the establishment of a center in New York City for refugees from Nazi Germany.

 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Guma Aguiar, a Florida businessman and philanthropist who went missing in June, left his tefillin on his abandoned boat.

 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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John Burton, the chairman of the Democratic Party in California, apologized to those who took offense at his remarks comparing Republican statements to Nazi propaganda.

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Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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The Weekly Standard is already advancing the speculation that Debbie Wasserman Schultz be let go from her post as DNC chair following her blatant lie regarding Republicans, Israel, and Israel’s ambassador Michael Oren. In a TV appearance Tuesday night, Debbie Wasserman Schultz was asked about the Michael Oren email. But instead of acknowledging her misstatement, […]

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Monticello Attack Suspects
 

Posted on: September 5th, 2012

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Customers at a Hasidic bakery were accosted by two men who yelled ethnic slurs at the them and attempted to run them over with their car.

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