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18 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats

18 Jewish institutions across US targeted in second wave of bomb threats

In many cases the callers were live, a security official said, as opposed to the threat about a week ago, when calls were recorded.

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President Barack Obama, wearing a traditional Jewish yarmulke while speaking at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C. on May 22, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Images)

This timeline shows Obama’s biggest Jewish moments

A new exhibit at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum allows visitors to video chat with refugees. (Courtesy of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)

At the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, a virtual encounter with a Syrian refugee

Sixth and I, a non-denominational synagogue, has planned a Shabbat of programming around the Women's March on Washington, including meals, lectures, meditation and yoga. (Courtesy of Sixth and I)

Facing inauguration and women’s march, DC synagogues split on entering the fray

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Barack Obama delivering a speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center, March 21, 2013. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)


Obama was, for better or worse, the face of liberal Zionism

The tension between Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and by extension, between the president and the pro-Israel mainstream — was a matter of policy, not emotion.

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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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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaking with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini during the Mideast peace conference in Paris, Jan. 15, 2017. (Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images)


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The Paris peace summit, which Israel dismissed as useless, unexpectedly exposed dissent among EU countries over foreign policy.

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5 Jewish moments from that epic ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ episode

A hilarious duet by Patti Lupone and Tovah Feldshuh is just the beginning.

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