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National Jewish groups protest housing minors in tents, separating undocumented families

National Jewish groups protest housing minors in tents, separating undocumented families

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Children taken from their undocumented parents will soon be living in tent cities along the Texas-Mexico border, including Tornillo, about 40 miles east of El Paso. The Tornillo facility is one of several to house nearly 2,000 children separated from their parents as a result of a “zero tolerance” policy on border enforcement announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April.

For first time, Russia marks its ‘National Day’ celebration in capital of Jerusalem

For first time, Russia marks its ‘National Day’ celebration in capital of Jerusalem

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The Russian Embassy in Israel marked its “National Day” celebration on June 14 for the first time in Israel’s capital of Jerusalem.

Israeli and Argentinian Americans sport unity after scrapping Jerusalem game

Israeli and Argentinian Americans sport unity after scrapping Jerusalem game

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The Israeli-American Council’s Las Vegas branch held a friendly match with its Argentinian counterpart in a display of unity and friendship fo…

Former Israeli minister Gonen Segev arrested for spying for Iran

Former Israeli minister Gonen Segev arrested for spying for Iran

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ormer Israeli minister and Knesset member Gonen Segev has been arrested and charged for spying for Iran, the Israeli government has revealed.

Netanyahu tells Iranians he can save them from drought

Netanyahu tells Iranians he can save them from drought

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In a video clip posted to Facebook with Farsi subtitles, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached out to the Iranian people, offering…

After anti-Semitic tirade, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan loses Twitter verification

After anti-Semitic tirade, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan loses Twitter verification

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Twitter withdrew Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan’s verified status after he tweeted last week about the “Satanic Jew and the Synagogue …

Spanish city cancels Israeli concert in latest boycott move

Spanish city cancels Israeli concert in latest boycott move

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The city of Oviedo, the capital of Spain’s Asturias region, has purportedly canceled an upcoming concert by Israel’s NK Orchestra and a ballet…

The future of Israel’s haredi population: Is it growing or shrinking?

The future of Israel’s haredi population: Is it growing or shrinking?

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If there is any other contentious issue in Israel that does not deal with politics or the Palestinians, it is the internal demographic issue a…

Jewish groups offer mixed reactions to Supreme Court religious-liberty case

Jewish groups offer mixed reactions to Supreme Court religious-liberty case

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American Jewish groups expressed mixed reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on a controversial Colorado baker’s refusal to serve a ga…

Israel pledges volcano relief aid to Guatemala

Israel pledges volcano relief aid to Guatemala

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In the wake of a deadly volcanic eruption that killed at least 25 people in Guatemala, Israel will send emergency-aid money for supplies.

US, European leaders decry rocket barrage from Gaza

US, European leaders decry rocket barrage from Gaza

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American and European leaders expressed their solidarity with Israel on Tuesday in the face of dozens of rockets and mortars fired by Palestin…

US calls for UN Security Council emergency meeting on rockets fired from Gaza

US calls for UN Security Council emergency meeting on rockets fired from Gaza

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley called on the U.N. Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday to condemn roc…

As many as 30 mortars launched at Israel in largest attack since 2014 Gaza war

As many as 30 mortars launched at Israel in largest attack since 2014 Gaza war

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More than two-dozen mortar shells were fired in three waves from Gaza at Israeli civilians on Tuesday morning, the largest attack on Jewish co…

Israeli navy thwarts attempt by boat to breach blockade

Israeli navy thwarts attempt by boat to breach blockade

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The Israeli navy thwarted an attempted by Hamas to breach the naval blockade of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday.

Jewish groups applaud Congress for introducing Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

Jewish groups applaud Congress for introducing Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

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Jewish organizations welcomed legislation introduced by group of bipartisan lawmakers on Wednesday that seeks to codify a working definition o…

Dutch anti-Semitism reaches five-year high, despite scant Jewish population

Dutch anti-Semitism reaches five-year high, despite scant Jewish population

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A report published last month by the Dutch Public Prosecution Service revealed that of the 144 xenophobic attacks in the Netherlands in 2017, …

IDF strikes 35 ‘terror sites’ in Gaza after barrage of rockets

IDF strikes 35 ‘terror sites’ in Gaza after barrage of rockets

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The Israeli Defense Forces struck 35 “terror sites” in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon local time after the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and …

Bernie Sanders condemns IDF reaction to Gaza riots

Bernie Sanders condemns IDF reaction to Gaza riots

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Israel should be “condemned” for its response to the rioting along the Israeli-Gaza border on Monday, which r…

Romania buys rights from Israel to produce Iron Dome

Romania buys rights from Israel to produce Iron Dome

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In a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars, Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will provide the Romanian Romaero company with licen…

Rare Jewish coins found in Temple Mount excavation

Rare Jewish coins found in Temple Mount excavation

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Five exceptionally rare ancient coins from among the first-ever minted ones by Jews were discovered on the Temple Mount, evidence of Jewish ac…