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University of Maryland professor says she was fired for being pro-Israel

University of Maryland professor says she was fired for being pro-Israel

Melissa Landa said she lost her job at a University of Maryland teaching college after becoming increasingly active against BDS.

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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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Hug a chicken and 4 other twists on traditional High Holidays rituals

Some traditions are obscure and inaccessible. These people are trying to change that.

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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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Israel to send search-and-rescue team to Mexico in wake of severe earthquake

Engineers have been sent to local synagogues to make sure that they can safely accommodate Rosh Hashanah services, according to Zaka.

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