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On Dems’ national security night, Israel is notable for its absence

On Dems’ national security night, Israel is notable for its absence

Both parties still declare support for the Jewish state, but that support increasingly means two different things.

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Gabby Giffords waving to the crowd as her husband, retired NASA Astronaut and Navy Captain Mark Kelly, looks on after speaking on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, July 27, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gabby Giffords brings down the convention

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Michael Bloomberg urges Independents to vote for Clinton

Israeli soldiers checking Palestinian ID's at the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem, July 1, 2016. (Flash90)

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Protestors burning an Israeli flag outside the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

Clinton campaign condemns Israeli flag burning

Hillary Clinton said burning the Israeli flag "undermines peace."

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Israel & Middle East

Employees working at the new SodaStream factory built deep in Israel's Negev Desert next to the city of Rahat, Israel, that will replace the West Bank facility when it shuts down in two weeks time, Sept. 2, 2015. (Dan Balilty/AP Images)

SodaStream hires hundreds of new employees in southern Israel

The company, which had come under fire when it was based in the West Bank, now has 1,400 employees at its plant in the Negev Desert, one-third of them Bedouin Arabs.

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A French flag flies at half mast at an empty beach on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 15, 2016 in Nice, France. (David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Islamists for years have targeted the capital of the French Riviera, where many Jews are too afraid to wear a kippah in public.

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Life & Culture

Amar'e Stoudemire playing for the New York Knicks during a game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, Nov. 24, 2014. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Shalom, Amar’e Stoudemire: Goodbye to the NBA’s Jewish star

The 6-10 All-Star had excited the passions of Jewish sports fans when he said he had become "spiritually and culturally Jewish."

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