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Rabbi who oversaw conversion of Ivanka Trump slams president’s response to Charlottesville

Rabbi who oversaw conversion of Ivanka Trump slams president’s response to Charlottesville

Haskel Lookstein and other rabbis at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun said they were "deeply troubled by the moral equivalency and equivocation."

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What you need to know about antifa, the group that fought white supremacists in Charlottesville

The anti-fascist activists have no problem brawling with neo-Nazis, but have drawn criticism for their violence.

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After decades of stagnation, the communities are betting big on the herb.

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Netanyahu’s son’s Facebook page is getting him in trouble

An adviser to his father on social media, the 26-year-old is no stranger to controversy.

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