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Why Trump’s UN speech thrilled Netanyahu — for the moment, anyway


Why Trump’s UN speech thrilled Netanyahu — for the moment, anyway

The president took a hard line on Iran and ISIS and ignored the Palestinians, but kept Israel guessing on Syria.

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Jews find their voice ahead of German elections

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High Holidays

I’m Israeli, and Rosh Hashanah is just not the same in the US

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Trump says US cannot ‘abide’ Iran nuclear deal, ignores Israeli-Palestinian peace in UN speech

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US campuses are becoming more Israel friendly

There were fewer anti-Israel events, campaigns and speakers than in previous years, a pro-Israel group reported.

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Life & Culture

That time Rachel McAdams tried to go undercover as an Orthodox Jew

The actress, who portrays an Orthodox woman in "Disobedience," visited a kosher grocery store and attended a Shabbat dinner in Los Angeles, but local Jews quickly caught on.

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Israel & Middle East

Netanyahu says non-Orthodox Jews used Western Wall deal to gain recognition

The government told the Supreme Court that it has no plans to reconsider its decision to freeze the Western Wall agreement.

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Poland’s right-wing party leader calls Israel a ‘modern-day miracle’

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the man believed to be Poland's most powerful politician, spoke at an event honoring presumed rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.

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