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Did Donald Trump and the Jews have a good week?

Did Donald Trump and the Jews have a good week?

The president crossed the low bar of condemning Jew hatred, and his supporters disavowed white supremacism at a conservative conference.

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Simon Brodkin

Jewish prankster fools ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ judges with ‘crappy’ rapping rabbi act

Mildred Dresselhaus

Physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, ‘Queen of Carbon,’ dies at 86

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Try not to cry during this Oscar-nominated film about a Holocaust survivor and his violin

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United States

‘Rebuilding’ efforts overshadow Jewish issues in DNC election

Even top Jewish activists agree the Democratic Party should focus on electing folks to school boards and reaching out to rural voters.

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Israel & Middle East

Australia reaffirms ties to Israel as Netanyahu wraps up historic visit

The island nation backed "Israel’s right to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people" and supported the two-state solution.

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From the JTA Archives

Georgetown University Says No to PLO ‘Birthday Party’

Catholics, Jews Agree to Remove Carmelite Convent off Auschwitz

German Jews Urged to Describe Themselves As ‘Germans’ on U.S. Records

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World

McGill University

‘Punch a Zionist’ tweeter quits McGill student government

His resignation comes one day after fellow students declined to impeach him.

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From 70 Faces Media

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Bagels Have Gone Too Far

Nazi Doctor Mengele’s Bones Are Now Used By Forensics Students

Why I Forced My Kids to Watch ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

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Life & Culture

La La Land

Oscars 2017: 7 unexpected Jewish facts

From the Catholic "La La Land" director's Hebrew school experience to the tear-jerking film about a Holocaust survivor's violin, here are the must-know tidbits.

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