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For Jewish groups in Women’s March, many causes to fight for and a long road ahead

For Jewish groups in Women’s March, many causes to fight for and a long road ahead

Groups that have spent decades advocating for causes like health care or immigrant rights see the march not as a starting point but as a validation of the goals they’ve long pursued.

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Who is Jared Kushner’s brother, and could his $2.7 billion company fail under Trump?

Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman delivering a statement to the press after viewing the weapons and items found in a weapons factory discovered in the West Bank city of Hebron, Jan. 10, 2017. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Netanyahu OKs plans for 2,500 West Bank housing units

Greg Shapiro, left, is known for his Trump impersonation. (Screenshot from YouTube)

Jewish imitator tells Trump why ‘fantastic’ Holland is ‘the best’ in viral video

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Women's March

At dawn of the Trump era, 2 Jewish tribes descend on Washington

While some Jews in D.C. this weekend celebrated the new president for bringing the U.S. closer to Israel, many more showed up to protest what they see as his bid to cleave Americans from one another.

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Israel & Middle East

Yona Metzger

Yona Metzger to become first chief rabbi in Israel to serve jail time

Metzger will serve 3 1/2 years and pay a $1.3 million fine under a deal that had him plead guilty to fraud, breach of trust and tax offenses.

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Front row, left to right, Benjamin R. Epstein, national director of the Anti-Defamation League B'nai B'rith, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and US Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson outside the White House, June 1963. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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World

Sadiq Khan

London’s Muslim mayor calls for zero tolerance for hate crimes following anti-Semitic incidents

Sadiq Khan met with genocide survivors, including from the Holocaust, as part of the city's programming surrounding International Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Life & Culture

La La Land

‘La La Land’ ties record with 14 Oscar nominations, including for music by Jewish composer

Jewish actors Natalie Portman and Andrew Garfield also were nominated for Academy Awards.

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