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Saban says Keith Ellison’s DNC win would bring ‘disaster’ to relationship between Jews and Dems

Saban says Keith Ellison’s DNC win would bring ‘disaster’ to relationship between Jews and Dems

Haim Saban's broadside underscores the degree to which Keith Ellison’s campaign for DNC chief could erode relations between establishment Jewish groups and the party.

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Amar'e Stoudemire leading a kid's basketball camp in Jerusalem, Aug. 8, 2016 (Andrew Tobin)

Amar’e Stoudemire’s son barred from Israeli youth basketball league

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Austria’s rising far right seen as proof of failure to address Nazi past

Opinion

Orthodox Jews trying to prevent a group of Conservative and Reform rabbis and Women of the Wall members from bringing Torah scrolls into the Western Wall compound in Jerusalem, Nov. 2, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Opinion

While Israel tarries on pluralism, the Diaspora may be running out of patience

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United States

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: President-elect Donald Trump walks out with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis after a meeting at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Trump’s defense pick is dividing right-wing pro-Israel groups

Two right-of-center pro-Israel groups have opposing opinions on the ex-Marine known as "Mad Dog."

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Israel & Middle East

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Elazar Tariku celebrating his win at Ballator's first MMA event in Tel Aviv, Israel, Nov. 10, 2016. (Facebook)

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Israeli martial arts fighters celebrate victory in tzitzit

Both fighters are observant Jews who wear traditional Jewish garb in daily life.

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World

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Students at Toronto university walk out on vote to mark Holocaust Education Week

Local members of Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association reportedly staged the walkout against a resolution that made no mention of Israel.

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Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US

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The Basketball Victory That Changed Israel Forever

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Aly Raisman Takes Down Body-Shamers Who Thought She Was ‘Too Bulky’

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Life & Culture

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An anti-Trump comics collection edited by the Spiegelman family

Francoise Mouly and Nadja Spiegelman, the wife and daughter of Art Spiegelman, respectively, are editing a comics collection "on the theme of political resistance to the forces of intolerance."

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