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Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russia contacts

Kushner reportedly encouraged to step aside as FBI investigates Russia contacts

Politico called Kushner the White House's " lead distraction" following what is being seen as a mostly successful first foreign trip for Trump.

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Portland man charged with light rail murder was known white supremacist

Israeli Cabinet meets in Western Wall tunnels, approves Old City elevator

Jewish, Muslim Manchester mourners have been friends for 10 years

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United States

This brave Jewish soldier saved an American battalion during WWI

Abraham Krotoshinsky brought help to the members of the Lost Battalion, who were trapped by the Germans.

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Israel & Middle East

Thousands rally in Tel Aviv for two states, against occupation

The rally took place under the banner of "Two States – One Hope."

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Hebrew to Be Taught in Gaza Strip Schools

Arabs and Jews Mingle in Both Parts of Reunited Jerusalem; Curfew Lifted

El Al to Cut New York-Tel Aviv Flying Time with New Planes

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Opinion

Trump’s cuts to foreign aid budget are dangerous and inhumane

The president's proposal would undermine American leadership and harm the most vulnerable people in the world, writes the head of American Jewish World Service.   By Robert Bank

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All the Kosher BBQ Festivals This Summer, from Vegas to Memphis

11 Jewish Celebrity Baby Names You’ll Love

This Jewish-Raised Hindu Musician Sings About Islam

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Life & Culture

How this African-American Jew uses cooking to fuse his two identities

In "The Cooking Gene," Michael Twitty explores the culinary heritage of African-Americans in the South and draws parallels to Jewish history.

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