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Decaying relations with Diaspora yield bold words in Israel, but little action

Decaying relations with Diaspora yield bold words in Israel, but little action

Israeli politicians recognize the concerns of American Jewry, but rarely make policy based on them.

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Jewish groups criticize Supreme Court decision to allow parts of Trump’s travel ban

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Ivanka Trump, assistant to the president: ‘I try to stay out of politics’

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United States

Jewish tech millionaire turned lawmaker could be first openly gay governor of Colorado

Jared Polis, a Democratic congressman from Boulder, says Judaism has had a big influence on his political beliefs.

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Israel & Middle East

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Suspension of Western Wall deal leaves Jewish leaders feeling betrayed

Non-Orthodox leaders are figuring out how to respond to the suspension beyond continued vocal protest.

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World

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Hungarian Jews slam prime minister’s praises for Hitler ally Horthy

Viktor Orban, whose party has clashed in the past with the Jewish community over honors for collaborators, listed the pro-Nazi leader with several "exceptional statesmen."

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Life & Culture

NASCAR’s first Israeli driver is an unlikely success story

With Jewish stars on his car and racing uniform, Alon Day stands out in a sport in which most drivers and fans are Christian.

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