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4 Jewish takeaways from Trump’s big speech to Congress

4 Jewish takeaways from Trump’s big speech to Congress

Jewish groups welcomed the president's words, but are still waiting for action to combat hate and anti-Semitism.

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Jewish Museum in London evacuated by bomb threat

NAACP names Reform movement’s Religious Action Center head to its board

Keith Ellison calls on attorney general to investigate cemetery desecration as hate crime

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United States

Trump notes anti-Semitic threats and vandalism in speech to Congress

In his first address to Congress, the president also reaffirmed the U.S.-Israel relationship.

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Israel & Middle East

Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar’e Stoudemire makes homophobic comments to Israeli news website

Two days earlier the former NBA All-Star was presented a diversity and tolerance award in Israel named for Martin Luther King Jr.

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World

Drake and Jamie Foxx

Drake and Jamie Foxx perform at flashy bar mitzvah that shocked the Netherlands

Over-the-top bar mitzvah parties happen in the U.S., France and even Russia -- but not in the Netherlands, a country where austerity is the norm.

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Nazi Doctor Mengele’s Bones Are Now Used By Forensics Students

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Life & Culture

Camp becomes the endless summer — thanks to social media and smartphones

Though camp has traditionally been a summer-only experience, kids’ increased use of social media and technology is changing that — and camps are catching on.

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