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In New York race, a gay religious Jewish upstart challenges a 12-term incumbent

In New York race, a gay religious Jewish upstart challenges a 12-term incumbent

Providing Jerry Nadler his first primary challenger in two decades, Yeshiva U. graduate Oliver Rosenberg has lambasted the veteran lawmaker for backing the Iran nuclear deal -- with an assist from Jackie Mason.

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Clockwise from top left: Fran Drescher ( ), Larry Kramer (Courtesy of HBO), Rabbi Steven Greenberg in 2014 (Wikimedia Commons), Jazz Jennings (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Trevor Project).

9 Jewish LGBTQ activists you should know

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announcing Israel's agreement with Turkey at a press conference in Rome, Italy, June 27, 2016. (Amos Ben Gershom/GPO)

Netanyahu formally announces reconciliation deal with Turkey

Avigdor Liberman speaking during a Knesset meeting about Operation Protective Edge, Aug. 4, 2014. (Flash 90)

Defense chief Avigdor Liberman, majority of Israelis oppose Turkey reconciliation deal

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United States

Violence erupted during a neo-Nazi rally at the Sacramento capitol building. (Screenshot from the Sacramento Bee)

At least 5 stabbed at Sacramento neo-Nazi rally

A riot broke out at the California state Capitol when 150 anarchists and “anti-fascist” protesters arrived to counter the rally.

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Israel & Middle East

Israelis enjoy the beach in Tel Aviv, as a heatwave hits Israel, May 16, 2016. (Miriam ALster/Flash90)

Israelis would get 6 Sundays off under bill to create ‘Western’ weekend

Two of the six proposed long weekends would take place during the summer, and the other four would come during the Passover and Hanukkah vacations.

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From the JTA Archives

Joe Goldblatt, a Texan who gained Scottish citizenship in July, campaigns for Scottish independence in Edinburgh. (Ben Sales)

Ahead of historic vote, many Scottish Jews wary of independence

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Michelin Map Puts Haifa in Jordan

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First Sheep Airlift to Israel

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World

The facade of the Alte Pinakothek art museum in Munich, one of the Bavarian state galleries. (Wikimedia Commons)

Munich state museum profited from Nazi-looted art, investigation shows

The Bavarian State Galleries and many other such institutions have been sitting on art that was forcibly "purchased" from Jewish collectors under the Nazi regime, a joint newspaper and German commission probe found.

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From 70 Faces Media

The tree clad foothills of the Atlas mountains with a traditonal Berber village clinging to the sides, Morocco

Why 100 NY Jews Brought Goats to This Moroccan Village

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7 Ways to Survive Summer with Kids

Sushi Rolls with tuna, octopus, eel and shrimp

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Sushi Has Officially Taken Over the Kosher Food Scene

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Life & Culture

Writer Calvin Trillin, center, interviewing John Lewis in Birmingham, Ala., as the Freedom Riders were boarding the bus for Montgomery in 1961. (LIFE Images Collection)

Writer Calvin Trillin dishes about civil rights, Judaism and the art of reporting

In his new book "Jackson, 1964," the Jewish author and humorist looks back on early years of reporting the "seg beat" in the South.

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