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At Las Vegas confab, Republican Jews gingerly find reasons to celebrate Trump’s presidency

At Las Vegas confab, Republican Jews gingerly find reasons to celebrate Trump’s presidency

At their annual conference in Las Vegas, members of the Republican Jewish Coalition were more comfortable talking about the vice president than the commander in chief.

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Tom Perez wins DNC chair, names Keith Ellison deputy, after race that included focus on Jewish issues

Did Donald Trump and the Jews have a good week?

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

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

The touching story of how a Holocaust survivor's violin ended up in the hands of a 12-year-old girl in the South Bronx is nominated in the best short documentary category.

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