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90 Holocaust remembrance institutions, 70 scholars decry rise in hate speech

90 Holocaust remembrance institutions, 70 scholars decry rise in hate speech

A statement released on Tuesday called on lawmakers to condemn white nationalist groups and asked citizens to be vigilant.

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President Barack Obama with Vice President Joe Biden, left, and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, third from left, meeting with combatant commanders and the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the White House, April 5, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

State Department: Outpost bill ‘profoundly damaging’ to peace prospects

An Israeli firefighting airplane trying to extinguish a fire raging in Haifa, Nov. 24, 2016. (Meir Vaknin/Flash90)

Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?

President-elect Donald Trump standing with retired United States Marine Corps general James Mattis after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club, in Bedminster Township, N.J., Nov. 19, 2016. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump’s defense chief pick said Israel can be a pain, but few in pro-Israel camp seem to care. Why?

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United States

Adam Krief with his wife, Lia (Facebook)

Jewish cancer patient finds bone marrow donor following worldwide search, Kim Kardashian’s pitch

Blood drives were held around the world for Adam Krief, a 31-year-old father of three recently diagnosed with a rare form of blood cancer.

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Israel & Middle East

A gold statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taken down at Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Dec. 6, 2016. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Mysterious golden Netanyahu statue toppled in Tel Aviv

A sculptor erected a statue of the prime minister and invited people to knock it down.

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Election of Former Klansman is Condemned by Jewish Leaders

Women of the Wall members bringing Torahs to the Western Wall, Nov. 2, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

American Jews protest in solidarity with Women of the Wall

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Candidates Differ on Israel

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World

The Greek delegation of the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project baking challahs in Jerusalem in 2015. (Courtesy of Jewish Women's Renaissance Project)

‘Birthright for moms’ resonates with world’s small Jewish communities

In largely unobservant Greece and Turkey, subsidized Israel trips for Jewish women offer a rare opportunity to connect to the Jewish state.

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Leonard Cohen’s Vacation in Castro’s Cuba

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What Every Grocery Store Gets Wrong About Hanukkah

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Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US

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Life & Culture

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Kirk Douglas to celebrate his 100th birthday in star-studded Beverly Hills bash

Some 150 guests will fete the celebrated actor, director, writer and philanthropist at a tea party in Beverly Hills.

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