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NJ yeshiva alumni, former staff implore graduate Jared Kushner to help halt refugee ban

NJ yeshiva alumni, former staff implore graduate Jared Kushner to help halt refugee ban

A letter from the Frisch School to President Trump's son-in-law and key adviser references the Torah calling on Jews "to love and welcome the stranger."

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Egypt and Jordan: Don’t give up on two-state solution

Trump anti-Semitism

After much prodding, Trump condemns anti-Semitism

Ami Horowitz

Meet the gonzo Jewish filmmaker behind Trump’s fake news on Sweden

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United States

CAIR

Muslim civil rights group offers $5,000 reward for information on JCC bomb threats

The Council on American-Islamic Relations noted the "tremendous level of support" offered to Muslim Americans by the Jewish community when Muslims have been targeted by hate in recent months.

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Israel & Middle East

Elior Azaria

Israeli soldier who shot downed Palestinian terrorist sentenced to 18 months in prison

In their sentencing of Elor Azaria, the judges stressed that the severity of the incident was mitigated by the fact that it took place in an active combat situation.

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German Jews Urged to Describe Themselves As ‘Germans’ on U.S. Records

Buchanan’s Strong Showing at Polls Causes Concern in Jewish Community

First Hebrew Book in Latin Characters Appears

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World

Vatican, Rome Jewish museums collaborate on menorah exhibition

Organizers said the joint exhibit reflects the continuing dialogue between the Vatican and the Jewish world.

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How Hungary’s Leading Anti-Semitic Politician Discovered His Jewish Roots

I’m a Rabbi & This Is Why I Wore a Hijab in a Mosque

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Life & Culture

Austerlitz

‘Holocaust tourism’ laid bare in eye-opening documentary

In "Austerlitz," filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa trains his lens on the thousands of tourists who visit former concentration camps — and the way they behave at these memorial sites.

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