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At least 25 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats

At least 25 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats

In many cases the callers were live, a security official said, as opposed to the threat about a week ago, when calls were recorded.

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Swastika drawn in snow at home of Canadian Jewish newspaper columnist


A vigil in Buenos Aires on the first anniversary of Argentinean prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death, Jan. 18, 2016. (Omer Musa Targal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)


Honor Alberto Nisman’s sacrifice by continuing his probe of Iran

President Barack Obama, wearing a traditional Jewish yarmulke while speaking at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. on May 22, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

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United States

Sixth and I, a non-denominational synagogue, has planned a Shabbat of programming around the Women's March on Washington, including meals, lectures, meditation and yoga. (Courtesy of Sixth and I)

Facing inauguration and women’s march, DC synagogues split on entering the fray

Several synagogues are providing programming of some sort to people in town for the march.

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Israel & Middle East

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Trump envoy nominee Nikki Haley to slam UN treatment of Israel at confirmation hearing

The American Jewish Committee wants senators to ask the prospective ambassador what the Trump administration will do to ensure America's full participation at the United Nations.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaking with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini during the Mideast peace conference in Paris, Jan. 15, 2017. (Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)


Britain again breaks ranks with Europe — this time over Israel

The Paris peace summit, which Israel dismissed as useless, unexpectedly exposed dissent among EU countries over foreign policy.

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Life & Culture


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5 Jewish moments from that epic ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ episode

A hilarious duet by Patti Lupone and Tovah Feldshuh is just the beginning.

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