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White supremacist Richard Spencer booted, ‘alt-right’ called anti-Semitic at conservative conference

White supremacist Richard Spencer booted, ‘alt-right’ called anti-Semitic at conservative conference

The head of the American Conservative Union called the alt-right a group of anti-Semites and racists trying to "worm its way" into the conservative mainstream.

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Bomb threat forces evacuation of New Orleans JCC

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United States

Near San Francisco, Karaite Jews keep an ancient movement alive

B’nai Israel is the only Karaite synagogue in North America, serving the Diaspora’s largest community of Jews carrying on the traditions of a movement that diverged from the rabbinic "mainstream" as far back as the eighth century C.E.

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Israel & Middle East

Jerusalem marathon

Tel Aviv and Jerusalem marathons revel in a ‘healthy competition’

Why a small country stages three long-distance races just weeks apart.

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World

Stolen Dachau front gate reading ‘Work makes you free’ returned to site

The 6-foot-high gate, stolen in November 2014, was found last December in a parking lot in Norway following an anonymous tip.

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Life & Culture

BBYO

Looking for a Jewish college roommate? BBYO has an app for that.

The free application, which asks incoming freshmen questions about their Jewish identity, was launched at the teen group's huge annual convention.

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