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Donald Trump hosts Benjamin Netanyahu in NY, backs defense ‘investment’

Donald Trump hosts Benjamin Netanyahu in NY, backs defense ‘investment’

Trump also said he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Soldiers of the Bardales Battalion training in urban warfare on an early foggy morning near Nitzanim in the Arava area of Southern Israel, July 13, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Male Israeli soldiers allowed to ask out of serving with women

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, right, at a Q&A following a keynote speech on the future of the economy, held at the Bloomberg headquarters in London, Sept. 15, 2016. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Jewish official resigns from Labour party after Corbyn re-elected

Jacques Stuzalft, left, helps unveil a plaque remembering the rescue of Jewish children of Lille, France by local railway workers, at a ceremony held in the northern French city, Sept. 9, 2016. (City of Lille, via Facebook)

A French survivor seeks honors for his Rosh Hashanah rescuers

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United States

American Jewish Population Project

Study shows how Jewish vote could play crucial role in key states

In one closely-watched Pennsylvania county, Jewish adults make up an above-average percentage of the population.

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Israel & Middle East

Elior Azaria arriving to Jaffa Military Court, June 1, 2016. (Flash90)

Netanyahu apologizes for comparing Hebron shooter’s parents to fallen soldiers’

Netanyahu told Channel 2 that he did not regret making a supportive telephone call to the father of Elor Azaria, who shot a subdued Palestinian attacker in Hebron in March.

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Leonard Cohen

Israel asks Cohen to perform in Nazareth


Despite Protests, Hadassah Defends Decision to Give Honor to Hillary Clinton

Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Lin-Manuel Miranda in "Hamilton." (Joan Marcus)

This Jewish biographer is behind Broadway’s hip-hop ‘Hamilton’

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Csanad Szegedi

Former far-right Hungarian politician with Jewish roots says he is moving to Israel

Csanad Szegedi quit the "openly anti-Semitic" Jobbik party in 2012 after revealing his Jewish roots.

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83-Year-Old Ruth Bader Ginsburg Does 20 Push-Ups a Day. Holy Sh*t.

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Rosh Hashanah Staples You Can Buy at Costco


The Best German Jewish Woman Writer You’ve Never Heard Of

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Life & Culture

Danny Fields, center, without black jacket, with the members of The Ramones. (Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

The Jewish impresario behind the Ramones, the Doors and other rock legends

Danny Fields, who worked with many of the most influential bands of the '60s and '70s, is the subject of a new documentary.

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