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Bernie Sanders at J Street: One can be pro-Israel and rap its government

Bernie Sanders at J Street: One can be pro-Israel and rap its government

The former president candidate laced his call urging Israel to adopt more progressive policies with appeals to progressives to embrace Israel as a Jewish homeland.

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Donald Trump

Trump reportedly considering nixing anti-Semitism envoy as part of budget plan

Philadelphia cemetery

With few safeguards, Jewish cemeteries make easy targets for vandals

Bomb threats hit at least 21 JCCs, Jewish day schools across country

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United States

At Las Vegas confab, Republican Jews gingerly find reasons to celebrate Trump’s presidency

At their annual conference, members of the Republican Jewish Coalition were more comfortable talking about the vice president than the commander in chief.

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Israel & Middle East

Yad Vashem calls on Amazon to stop selling books denying the Holocaust

The director of the Yad Vashem Libraries sent an email to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos requesting that he immediately remove the books from the sites.

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From the JTA Archives

Georgetown University Says No to PLO ‘Birthday Party’

Catholics, Jews Agree to Remove Carmelite Convent off Auschwitz

German Jews Urged to Describe Themselves As ‘Germans’ on U.S. Records

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World

Budapest

In Budapest, Roma and Jews turn alternative JCC into anti-government hub

In a poor neighborhood of the Hunagrian capital, a Jewish group built an alliance of groups opposed to the right-wing policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party.

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From 70 Faces Media

13 Kitschy & Weird Purim Gifts for the Entire Family

Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Bagels Have Gone Too Far

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

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Life & Culture

Oscars

‘Moonlight’ named best picture at Academy Awards after ‘La La Land’ mix-up

Before the historic mistake, there were plenty of golden statuettes to go around for Jews in film.

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