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Obama taps Ben Rhodes, top aide who advocated for Iran deal, for Holocaust memorial board

Obama taps Ben Rhodes, top aide who advocated for Iran deal, for Holocaust memorial board

A New York Times profile, rebutted by some, suggested that Rhodes created a false narrative around negotiations with the Iranian leadership to help present the deal as more favorable.

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Neo-Nazi protestors organized by the National Socialist Movement demonstrating near where the grand opening ceremonies were held for the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie, Ill., April 19, 2009. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Popular neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish

Barack Obama in an interview with Vox at the Blair House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 6, 2017. (Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama on nuclear deal anniversary: Defense of Israel against Iran has been ‘steadfast’

Some 250 supporters of the far-right National Democratic Party marched, accompanied by riot police, on May Day in Rostock, Germany, on May 1, 2014. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Far-right political party no threat to German democracy, high court rules

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United States

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump attending the Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, March 9, 2011.  (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic via Getty Images)

Trump: Jared Kushner a ‘natural’ to solve Mideast conflict

Trump again tells interviewers that his son-in-law might be given a shot at brokering a Mideast peace deal.

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Israel & Middle East

Kerry-Netanyahu in Jerusalem 11.24.2015

Kerry reassures Netanyahu that Paris peace meeting will not lead to more UN action

Kerry was one of more than 72 international leaders who attended Sunday's peace conference in Paris.

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Front row, left to right, Benjamin R. Epstein, national director of the Anti-Defamation League B'nai B'rith, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, Roy Wilkins of the NAACP and US Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson outside the White House, June 1963. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

ADL Warned of Anti-semitism in ‘radical Right,’ John Birch Society

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Labour’s Corbyn calls for investigation of Israel’s influence in British politics

Corbyn's call comes after the release of a recording of an Israeli embassy staffer saying he wanted to "take down" several British politicians he deemed unfriendly to Israel.

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Life & Culture

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‘Jewish Americana’ music gets its moment in the spotlight

There's a growing cadre of musicians who combine Jewish spiritual lyrics with genres like blues, bluegrass, folk and country.

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