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When politics gets in the way of Jewish giving

When politics gets in the way of Jewish giving

Donor-advised funds are supposed to give philanthropists more choice — until federations set limits.

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Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley: Trump will not allow UN resolutions condemning Israel

Carl Icahn’s role as Trump energy adviser raises conflict of interest questions, Democrats say

Therapists say patients have a new name for anxiety: Trump

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United States


Sean Spicer


White House: Trump was right not to jump to conclusions about JCC bomb threats

"The president from the get-go had said 'I bet you it's not someone [on the right]' and he was right," press secretary Sean Spicer said.

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Israel & Middle East

Millions of Israeli children said at risk of stunted development, possibly from desalinated water

Israel’s first-ever national survey of iodine levels in the population revealed widespread deficiencies, which could mean millions of children will not reach their intellectual potential.

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From the JTA Archives

First Phase of German-Jewish Compensation Talks Nears Completion

Boy Scout Leaders Appeal for More Jewish Members Throughout Country

Jew Cannot Adopt Catholic Child, Court Rules

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Nadiya Savchenko

Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews

"I have nothing against Jews," said Nadiya Savchenko, adding that they wield excessive power in her country.

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From 70 Faces Media

Netflix Asks: Who Murdered This 13-Year-Old Israeli Girl?

Ina Garten’s 5 Best Passover Recipes

This Hasidic Couple Opened Up About Their Secret Life as Swingers

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Life & Culture

Switched at Birth

‘Switched at Birth’ gets an interfaith marriage dilemma just right

A teen drama finds unexpected nuance when a Jewish mom and Christian dad have a baby.

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