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Liberal Jews plan a summer of opposing Donald Trump

Liberal Jews plan a summer of opposing Donald Trump

Bend the Arc, a partnership of progressive Jewish groups, plans a series of actions to undermine the presumptive GOP nominee.

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Members of the rabbinical class of 2016 of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion read their class prayer at an ordination ceremony held at the Plum Street Temple in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 21, 2016 (HUC-JIR via Facebook)

Why a small word change is a big deal for Reform women rabbis

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu, attending a celebration for foreign diplomats at the President's Residence in honor of Israel's 68th Independence Day in Jerusalem, May 12, 2016. (Haim Zach/GPO)

Court awards employee $31,000 for abuse by Netanyahu’s wife

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and new Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman arriving to a joint press conference in the Knesset in Jerusalem, May 30, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Netanyahu, Liberman partially endorse Arab Peace Initiative

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United States

A swastika painted at Temple Ohawe Sholam in Pawtucket, R.I. (Courtesy of Marty Cooper, Jewish Alliance for Greater Rhode Island)

Vandalism at 3 New England synagogues aims to intimidate community, ADL regional leader says

The director of the New England office said the attacks -- two in the Boston area and one in Pawtucket, Rhode Island -- are part of a spike in anti-Semitic incidents since the start of 2016.

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Israel & Middle East

Leader of the Yisrael Beyteinu political party Avigdor Liberman leading a press conference at the Knesset, May 18, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israeli Cabinet OKs appointment of Avigdor Liberman as defense minister

The unanimous approval following a compromise reached on security updates for ministers gives the Netanyahu government a much more comfortable 12-seat majority.

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Brando, Dylan, Other Theater Stars Participate in Seder


Tigers outfielder arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

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State Dept.: Yaalon attack on Kerry ‘offensive’

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Jackie Walker (Screenshot from YouTube)

UK’s Labour readmits activist suspended for blaming slave trade on Jews

Separately, the party's head, Jeremy Corbyn, has failed to reply to an invitation to visit Yad Vashem from his Israeli counterpart.

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I’m Finally Making Peace With My Orthodox Past

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Life & Culture

Chris Evans playing the title role in the film "Captain America: Civil War." (Screenshot from YouTube)

Captain America is a secret Nazi, and people are going crazy about it

When fans ran out to grab Marvel Comics' “Captain America: Steve Rogers #1," they were not expecting this.

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