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What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal

What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal

Here are some ways the Iran deal is similar to its failed predecessor – and ways it is different.

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John Oliver gives us the harshest Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner takedown yet

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France’s next president

Teen accused of threatening JCCs charged in Israel with extortion, causing panic

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United States

Anti-Semitic incidents in US surging in ’17, rose by a third in ’16

One reason for the jump this year appeared to be the 161 bomb threats called in to JCCs and other Jewish institutions, the Anti-Defamation League found in its annual audit.

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Israel & Middle East

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Israel denies US request to extradite teen arrested for JCC bomb threats

Although the 18-year-old is suspected of crimes in 10 countries, he will be tried in Israel, according to reports.

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School Defends Its Award to a Reputed N. Y. Mobster

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World

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French Jews worried over Marine Le Pen’s success in presidential vote’s 1st round

Franncis Kalifat, president of the CRIF Jewish federation, called on voters to elect centrist Emmanuel Macron, who garnered the most votes in the election's first round.

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15 Ways to Use Leftover Pickle Juice

A Harry Potter Podcast Is My Unexpected Jewish Parenting Resource

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Life & Culture

This young chef is trying to make Ashkenazi food cool

A Chicago caterer, 26, wants to "reshape the way people think about having kosher food."

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