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After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

After bomb threats, JCCs face ‘new reality’

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The FBI and Department of Homeland Security will be assisting local Jewish community centers in bolstering security after 16 JCCs received bomb threats on the same day.

Whitefish, Montana, rally held in solidarity with Jewish community

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Several hundred people reportedly turned out in sub-zero-degree weather for a rally in Whitefish, Montana, to show solidarity with the Jewish …

Marvin Hier says he’s ‘proud’ to be Trump’s inauguration rabbi

Marvin Hier says he’s ‘proud’ to be Trump’s inauguration rabbi

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LOS ANGELES — Rabbi Marvin Hier has known Charles and Seryl Kushner — Jared Kushner’s parents and Donald Trump’s in-laws — for decades. The Hi…

4 Israeli soldiers killed, 15 injured in truck-ramming attack in eastern Jerusalem

4 Israeli soldiers killed, 15 injured in truck-ramming attack in eastern Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM — A truck crashed into a group of soldiers in eastern Jerusalem, killing four and injuring at least 15, in what is suspected to be a…

Israel’s economy expected to slow in 2017

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Israel’s economy hummed along in 2016 with an impressive estimated economic growth rate of 3.5 percent.

Orthodox rabbis opposed to ‘Death with Dignity’

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The District of Columbia is one step away from becoming the seventh jurisdiction in the country to pass a medically assisted suicide measure.

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ is a German best-seller for 2016

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ is a German best-seller for 2016

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The annotated edition of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” sold 85,000 copies in the one year since it was released in print for the first time sinc…

Israel’s top security experts redraw West Bank map for the Trump era

Israel’s top security experts redraw West Bank map for the Trump era

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TEL AVIV  – Israel’s leading security think tank has published a plan to redraw the map of the West Bank in a bid to consolidate major settlem…

Israel news storylines that defined 2016

Israel news storylines that defined 2016

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President Barack Obama sprang his much-anticipated “December surprise” on Israel at the United Nations, capping off 2016 with a bang as it rel…

Swastika painted on Reform rabbinical school’s sign in Cincinnati

Swastika painted on Reform rabbinical school’s sign in Cincinnati

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A swastika was spray-painted on a sign near the entrance to the Reform movement’s rabbinical school in Cincinnati.

About 1,000 Jewish pilgrims visit Joseph’s Tomb

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JERUSALEM — About 1,000 Jewish pilgrims visited Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus in an area of the West Bank that is under the exclusive military and c…

Son of Israeli woman killed in Berlin terror attack lights menorah in German capital

Son of Israeli woman killed in Berlin terror attack lights menorah in German capital

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BERLIN  — The son of an Israeli woman killed this month in a terror attack on a Christmas market in Berlin lit the fourth Hanukkah candle on a…

NJ synagogues seek help in welcoming Syrian refugees

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Three synagogues in New Jersey are seeking help in resettling a Syrian refugee family.

Hundreds gather near UN court for Hanukkah event and protest of anti-Israel bias

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands  — Hundreds of Christians and Jews gathered outside the seat of the U.N. international court for a Hanukkah event that …

Israeli technology saves lives in Chile earthquake

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Officials in Chile relied on Israeli technology in ordering a mass evacuation following, a 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck the country Sunday.

John Kerry rips Israel’s ‘pernicious’ settlement policy, lays out 6 principles for Mideast peace

John Kerry rips Israel’s ‘pernicious’ settlement policy, lays out 6 principles for Mideast peace

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Secretary of State John Kerry laid out six principles that the United States believes must govern the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian co…

With US abstention, Israel again forced to face reality of world's rejection of settlements

With US abstention, Israel again forced to face reality of world's rejection of settlements

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WASHINGTON  – Ahead of the unknowns a Trump administration will bring to American Middle East policy, the Obama administration allowed a braci…

7 questions about the UN resolution

7 questions about the UN resolution

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NEW YORK -- Emotions are running high following the Obama administration's decision to allow the U.N. Security Council to pass a resolution co…

Moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem: ‘World War III’ or a simple reality check?

Moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem: ‘World War III’ or a simple reality check?

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The incoming Donald Trump administration’s stated intention to move America’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been met with Pal…

Netanyahu: UN Security Council resolution makes negotiations harder, drives peace further away

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JERUSALEM — “Friends don’t take friends to the Security Council,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his government.