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Hillary Clinton personally ensured pro-Israel platform, says adviser

Hillary Clinton personally ensured pro-Israel platform, says adviser

"I had very direct instructions from Secretary Clinton that there would be clarity about this issue," Wendy Sherman said.

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26:  Actress Debra Messing arrives on stage to deliver remarks on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democratic convention’s second night was all about the (Jewish) women

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Shalom, Amar’e Stoudemire: Goodbye to the NBA’s Jewish star

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Ann Coulter asks on Twitter: Did Hillary Clinton have Bernie Sanders supporters ‘gassed’?

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United States

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Democrats scramble for a unique message that appeals to Jewish millennials

Whereas older Jewish Democrats once coalesced around Israel as an issue, that’s a harder sell for younger Jewish Democrats, who increasingly question the actions of its hawkish government.

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Israel & Middle East

Israeli forces raiding the home of Mohammad al-Fakih in the West Bank village of Surif, near Hebron, July 27, 2016. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

Palestinian gunman in attack that killed father of 10 dies in shootout with Israeli troops

Troops surrounding the Hamas triggerman's house near Hebron returned his fire and reportedly hit the building with an anti-tank missile.

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World

A French flag flies at half mast at an empty beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 15, 2016 in Nice, France. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

For Jews of Nice, terrorist attack came as no surprise

Islamists for years have targeted the capital of the French Riviera, where many Jews are too afraid to wear a kippah in public.

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Life & Culture

James Schamus, left, and Logan Lerman on the set of "Indignation." (Alison Cohen Rosa)

‘Indignation’ brings Philip Roth’s novel about anti-Semitism to the big screen

James Schamus’ adaptation traces the effects of institutional anti-Semitism on a “nice Jewish boy” attending a conservative college in the Midwest in 1951.

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