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Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Making the first visit to the wall by a sitting American president, Trump came with his wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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Ivanka Trump’s rabbi says permission to travel on Shabbat didn’t come from him

A White House official reportedly said the first daughter and husband Jared Kushner received rabbinical dispensation to accompany the president on his first trip abroad.

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Rebel Israeli lawmaker snags selfie with Donald Trump

Oren Hazan finally met his hero, and he wasn't going to let the moment go undocumented.

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In a remark that Bulgarian Jews said was disrespectful, Valeri Simeonov jokingly said he may misbehaved in Buchenwald in the 1970s to downplay the publication of a photo of a colleague giving a Nazi salute.

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The Women's Balcony

This Israeli film about Orthodox Jews is a surprise hit overseas

"The Women's Balcony," a niche slice-of-life story, is finding unexpected success around the world.

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