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Bernie Sanders expects ‘consensus’ on Palestinian rights at Democratic convention

Bernie Sanders expects ‘consensus’ on Palestinian rights at Democratic convention

Sanders' appointees to the party's platform writing committee pledged to push for acknowledgement of the Israeli occupation.

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Steven Matz looking in the dugout during a game against the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field in New York City, July 1, 2015. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

People keep asking New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz if he’s Jewish

New Square, an all-Hasidic village in Rockland County, is one of many Orthodox hamlets in the area whose rapid growth has helped fuel Hasidic political power. (Uriel Heilman)

Skverer rebbe’s employee accused of secretly filming nude couples at NJ motel

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates of the party's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 6, 2012.  (DNC via Flickr )

Democrats said to be debating ouster of Wasserman Schultz as party chair

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United States


Interfaith couple files complaint against Illinois hotel owner who refused to host wedding

Jewish-Christian couple from Wisconsin claim inn owner said he would rent space only for a Christian wedding, not their non-religious one.

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Israel & Middle East

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaking onstage during the 2016 Milken Institute Global Conference at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, May 3, 2016. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Tony Blair: Sunni states ready to normalize Israel relations on basis of Arab Peace Initiative

"A lot will depend on the response of the Israeli government," said the former British Prime Minister.

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Tigers outfielder arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

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State Dept.: Yaalon attack on Kerry ‘offensive’

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Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs left and police representatives at Grand Cafe Rimon in Amsterdan on May 24, 2016. (Cnaan-Liphshiz)

Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime, police say

Leaders and members of the Dutch Jewish community gathered at the eatery where a seemingly deranged assailant moderately wounded a woman to show their support.

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Life & Culture

Director Yvan Attal, right, with Charlotte Gainsbourg and Dany Boon during the filming of "The Jews" in Paris. (Courtesy of Wild Bunch Productions)

French Jews react to first screening of buzzy, irreverent comedy on anti-Semitism

The Jewish crowd at the advance screening applauded the director's 'courage.' But will the intended non-Jewish audience see the film?

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