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Dem platform recognizes Palestinian aspirations, rejects ‘occupation’ language

Dem platform recognizes Palestinian aspirations, rejects ‘occupation’ language

Bernie Sanders' appointees to the committee advocated for mentioning Israel's occupation of the West Bank.

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People reacting to a regional EU referendum result at the Leave.EU campaign's referendum party at Millbank Tower in London, England, June 23, 2016. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

British Jewish leaders keep mum on wisdom of Brexit

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - JUNE 24: A TV reporter pose with a Great Britain flag at the Frankfurt Stock exchange the day after a majority of the British population voted for leaving the European Union on June 24, 2016 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Many prominent corporate CEOs and leading economists have warned that a Brexit would have strongly negative consequences for the British economy and repercussions across Europe as well. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

The Brexit: Six things you need to know

Attorney David Friedman, left, exiting the Federal Building with Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump. right, following their appearance in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Camden, New Jersey, Feb. 25, 2010. (Bradley C Bower/Bloomberg News)

Donald Trump would let Israel decide on Palestinian state, says adviser

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United States

The "Looking for a Wife" advertisement Arthur Brooks bought for his son in the Coeur d’Alene Press, June 18, 2016 (Screenshot)

Jewish dad takes out full-page newspaper ad seeking wife for middle-aged son

Baron Brooks was unaware of the ad, which he called "embarrassing," but is allowing his ailing father to go ahead with interviewing potential wives.

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Israel & Middle East

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In first, Israel grants formal asylum to Darfuri refugee from Sudan

Out of nearly 39,000 asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea, Israel has so far granted refugee status to five individuals.

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Joe Goldblatt, a Texan who gained Scottish citizenship in July, campaigns for Scottish independence in Edinburgh. (Ben Sales)

Ahead of historic vote, many Scottish Jews wary of independence

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Michelin Map Puts Haifa in Jordan

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First Sheep Airlift to Israel

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World

Interior of The Evidence Room at the Venice Architecture Biennale, with models of an Auschwitz gas column, a gastight hatch and a gastight door. (Fred Hunsberger)

Auschwitz really happened — and this artsy architecture exhibit proves it

An aestheticized exhibit at the Venice Architecture Biennale provides physical evidence that the atrocities at the death camp were real.

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Sushi Rolls with tuna, octopus, eel and shrimp

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Sushi Has Officially Taken Over the Kosher Food Scene

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The Radical Israeli Activists Who Golda Meir Famously Called ‘Not Nice’

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Life & Culture

Camp JRF has embraces diversity since its founding, with activities that rarely divide up the boys and the girls. (Courtesy of Camp JRF)

Summer camps open bunks to transgender Jews

Accommodations range from gender-neutral bathrooms to "every gender" bunks to activities that don't divide up the boys and the girls.

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