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The ‘big league’ Jewish moments in the first Trump-Clinton debate

The ‘big league’ Jewish moments in the first Trump-Clinton debate

There was the tussle over Iran, but there were more subtle tribal references -- like how Donald Trump opened up his Palm Beach club to Jews.

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Iran is a contentious issue in first Clinton-Trump debate

Donald Trump said the deal will make Iran a major power, and Hillary Clinton said the deal put a cap on Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Israel's prime minister received “a lot of applause” but also “a few loud boos.”

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