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National Roundup 02-21: NJ Yeshiva’s Alumni Implore Kushner to Help Halt Refugee Ban; Ohio Legislator Introduces Plan to Expand Voucher Programs

Updated: 6 hours ago

The following is a round-up of national news from several major states across the country that will be featured on our site on a daily basis:

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(Video) Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Muslim cleric after refusing to wear headscarf

Posted: 6 hours ago

Marine Le Pen, France’s far-right presidential candidate, canceled a meeting with the highest ranking cleric in Lebanon, the grand mufti, after learning she’d be required to wear

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Classmates, teachers from Jared Kushner’s yeshiva appeal to his conscience in letter (updated)

Updated: 7 hours ago

Former students and faculty from the Frisch School, a yeshiva high school in Paramus, N.J, are imploring White House adviser Jared Kusher to use his political influence

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Jordan and Egypt warn against one-state solution

Updated: 8 hours ago

The leaders of Egypt and Jordan declared that a two-state solution is “the only solution for ending the conflict” between Palestinians and Israelis, troubling the possibility

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Israel passes amedment protecting settlers against discrimination

Posted: 9 hours ago

Israel received censure from most of the world earlier this month after its passage of the “Regularization Bill,” which retroactively legalized settlements built on privately-owned Palestinian

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Jewish leaders meet with Lithuanian Ambassador to preserve threatened ancient cemetery

Updated: 10 hours ago

A delegation of American Jewish leaders met last week with Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States Rolandas Kriščiūnas in an effort to forestall planned development in

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(Video) Muslim group offers reward to arrest person threatening JCCs

Posted: 10 hours ago

The Council on American-Islamic Relations offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individuals behind the recent wave of bomb threats called to

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Catholic Church joins Jewish community to explore mysterious menorah’s fate

Updated: 11 hours ago

Putting aside centuries of enmity, Rome’s Jewish community and the Vatican are teaming up for an exhibit on the mysterious fate of the menorah looted from

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Over 100 headstones vandalized at Jewish cemetery

Posted: 12 hours ago

The vandalism Monday of over 100 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis arrived against a backdrop of controversy surrounding President Donald Trump’s seeming reluctance

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Elor Azaria sentenced to 18 months and ‘demotion of rank’

Posted: 13 hours ago

  Elor Azaria, the IDF army medic convicted of manslaughter for killing a wounded Palestinian attacker last year, received an 18-month prison sentence Tuesday, in addition

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Morning Read 2/21: Travelers breeze through JFK thanks to lax security

Posted: 14 hours ago

Morning Read 2/21: Travelers breeze through JFK thanks to lax security  To view today’s Morning Read, click here. With over 8,000 opt-in subscribers, the ‘JP Morning

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(Breaking Video) Trump politely denounces anti-Semitism

Posted: 14 hours ago

Trump calls anti-Semitic threats “a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate” https://t.co/MzBRzkB6Pa — MSNBC (@MSNBC) February 21,

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(Video) Rick Santorum can’t quite bring himself to defend Trump on anti-Semitism

Posted: 14 hours ago

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum appeared on CNN today, where host Chris Cuomo pressured him to address President Donald Trump and his reluctance to speak out

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National Roundup 02-20: NJ Forces Store to Stop Restricting Returns From Orthodox Jewish Towns; At Least 10 More JCCs Receive Bomb Threats

Posted: 1 day ago

The following is a round-up of national news from several major states across the country that will be featured on our site on a daily basis:

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Emails show Jared Kushner stricter than father-in-law on avoiding conflicts of interest

Updated: 1 day ago

Jared Kushner, a scion of the wealthy Kushner family and the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, may have been more concerned about avoiding conflicts of interest

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With police no help in stopping Nazi, man takes matters into his own hand, or fist

Posted: 1 day ago

A man punched a neo-Nazi last week after police proved reluctant to step in, the Mustang News reports. The initial incident occurred last Wednesday, when police

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Ivanka Trump products top Amazon bestseller list despite boycotts

Posted: 1 day ago

The perfume brand of first-daughter Ivanka Trump reached the top of the Amazon bestseller list this week, despite boycotts against retailers carrying Trump brand products. Earlier

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Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

Posted: 1 day ago

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving

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At least 10 more JCCs receive bomb threats

Posted: 1 day ago

Jewish community centers across five U.S. states received bomb threats today, the fourth wave of such threats since the beginning of 2017. At least 10 JCCs

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How bad was Mike Pence’s Europe trip?

Updated: 1 day ago

Vice President Mike Pence attended the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, and the trip could have gone better, at least according to Politico, who headlined their story