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Why Bill Clinton’s Hebrew Hillary button resonated

Why Bill Clinton’s Hebrew Hillary button resonated

Why a little Hebrew doesn't hurt when courting American Jews.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attending the launch of a new innovation center at the Peres Center for Peace, in Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, July 21, 2016. (Yair Sagi/Flash90)

Why do Israeli politicians always seem to be under investigation?

Hillary Clinton arriving on stage during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 27, 2016. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

5 Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight

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Right-wing Knesset member: Reform Judaism a ‘fake religion’

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United States

Hillary Clinton campaigning at a Bronx Organizing Event in New York City, April 13, 2016. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Israeli envoy: Hillary Clinton led the way to Gaza cease-fire in 2012

Ron Dermer said the talks defined "how the U.S. and Israel work together as allies."

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Israel & Middle East

Employees working at the new SodaStream factory built deep in Israel's Negev Desert next to the city of Rahat, Israel, that will replace the West Bank facility when it shuts down in two weeks time, Sept. 2, 2015. (Dan Balilty/AP Images)

SodaStream hires hundreds of new employees in southern Israel

The company, which had come under fire when it was based in the West Bank, now has 1,400 employees at its plant in the Negev Desert, one-third of them Bedouin Arabs.

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From the JTA Archives


Sexy photos from Israel spark debate


Ben-Gurion Says He Now Favors Jewish Settlement on the West Bank


Democratic Convention Condemns Klan Without Naming It

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Pope Francis, left, greeting the chief rabbi of Rome, Riccardo Di Segni, during a papal visit to the city’s synagogue, Jan. 17, 2016. (Franco Origlia/Getty Images)


Pope Francis must insist Auschwitz church be moved

People of moral conscience must raise a voice for the sake of Holocaust memory and declare that a church has no place at Birkenau, writes Rabbi Avi Weiss.

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From 70 Faces Media


Turns Out We’ve Been Eating Couscous All Wrong


Meet the Russian Jazz Starlet Who Now Sings in a Brooklyn Basement


Yes, I’m a Democrat Married to a Republican

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Life & Culture

Amar'e Stoudemire playing for the New York Knicks during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Nov. 24, 2014. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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

The 6-10 All-Star had excited the passions of Jewish sports fans when he said he had become "spiritually and culturally Jewish."

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