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Israeli Parliament Debates Controversial NGO Funding Law

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(AFP). Israel’s parliament began debating late Monday a controversial bill that would compel NGOs that receive most of their funding from foreign governments to declare this

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Israel Sets Conditions For Return of Palestinian Bodies

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(AFP). Israel is ready to return the bodies of 10 Palestinians killed while carrying out attacks but their families have refused to accept certain conditions, a

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Obama Urges Arab World To Set Up Inclusive Governments

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(AFP. US President Barack Obama urged Arab countries on Monday to establish inclusive governments to ensure security in a region rocked by turmoil. “When governments truly

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3 Arab Knesset Members Suspended for Meeting with Tterrorists’ Families

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(JNS). Three Arab members of the Israeli Knesset—Haneen Zoabi, Basel Ghattas, and Jamal Zahalka, all of the Joint Arab List party’s Balad faction—were suspended by the

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State Secretary Kerry Talks With Saudi Foreign Minister on Syria, Mideast Issues

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State Secretary John Kerry met Monday with Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir to discuss a broad range of issues currently facing the Middle East, including

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Bloomberg Says He’s Weighing Presidential Run

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Billionaire businessman and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told the Financial Times in an interview published Monday that he’s thinking about running in the

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AJCongress Urges United Methodist Church to End Divestment in 5 Israeli Banks

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The American Jewish Congress is urging the United Methodist Church to end its divestment in five Israeli banks that it blacklisted last month for what was

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Water Crisis Afflicting Flint Is ‘Immoral’, Clinton Says

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At a community meeting with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on Sunday, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton listened to locals discuss the water crisis affecting the city. Flint’s

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Bernie Sanders Cites J Street, Arab American Institute as Mideast Advisors

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(JNS). Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders cited the liberal Jewish lobby group J Street and the Arab American Institute as Middle East foreign policy advisors. “We’ve

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Former Gaza Aid Activist Linked to Islamic State Executioner ‘Jihadi John’

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(JNS). A British man who in 2009 traveled to Gaza with an aid convoy led by far-left British politician George Galloway has been identified as a

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Congressman Donovan Briefs Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish Leaders on Term in Office

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Congressman Dan Donovan met with leaders of Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community Sunday morning for an update on his first nine months in office. The meeting was

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De Blasio Sets Law to Protect Grocery Workers in Store Ownership Change

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Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday signed into law protecting New York City’s grocery store workers from immediately losing their jobs when there is a change

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Councilman Greenfield Urges New Yorkers to Attend Hearings on Rezonings

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Councilman David Greenfield on Monday urged the public to attend the New York City Council’s hearings scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at City Hall regarding rezonings

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At Least Eight Jewish Schools in U.K. Receive Bomb Threats

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At least eight Jewish schools in the U.K. received bomb threats on Monday, according to communal security organization Community Security Trust and The Jerusalem Post. The

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N.J. Group Pays Visit to Cuban Jewish Community

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A teacher praised Cuba’s small Jewish community following a December visit by the Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey to the island nation. “They

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Germany, Turkey Seek NATO Help to Tackle Migrant Smugglers

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(AFP).  Germany and Turkey said Monday they would ask NATO to help police Turkey’s shores as 24 more migrants drowned en route to Greece and tens

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Rubio Springs Back From Republican Debate Glitch

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(AFP) – Marco Rubio, the young Republican senator fast building momentum in the race for the White House, came back swinging Sunday after a mauling in

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Last Synagogue in Cork, Ireland Closes Its Doors

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Cork Hebrew Congregation in Cork, Ireland has closed its doors due to lack of funding, JewishNews.co.uk reports. According to Frank Rosehill, the synagogue’s chairman of trustees, the synagogue

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Following Crane Accident, de Blasio Announces New Safety Measures

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Following a crane accident in Tribeca on Friday, in which one person was killed and three others injured, Mayor de Blasio announced measures to improve crane

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Obama to Ask Congress for $1.8 Billion to Tackle Zika Crisis

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(AFP). President Barack Obama will ask Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to tackle the fast-spreading Zika virus both at home and abroad,