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New CIA head Mike Pompeo supports Israel, opposes Iran Deal

01/24/2017 6:08 PM

Congressman Mike Pompeo, confirmed Monday as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, has been a staunch opponent of the Obama administration’s 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran,

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Trump talks terrorism, stability with Egypt’s al-Sisi

01/24/2017 3:25 PM

  Combating terrorism was the subject at hand in a discussion between President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Monday. In the call, Trump

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Rabbi Marvin Hier receives anti-Semitic backlash for inauguration prayer

01/23/2017 3:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Following an inauguration prayer beseeching the Almighty for Donald Trump’s success as president, Rabbi Marvin Hier was bombarded on social media with anti-Semitic messages, according to

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Novelist Philip Roth says Trump as president “outstrips the imagination”

01/23/2017 12:33 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Philip Roth, the author renowned for such works as Portnoy’s Complaint and Sabbath’s Theater, weighed in on President Donald Trump in a series of emails to The New Yorker

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Iranian Foreign Minister warns Trump “will be surprised” if he tears up nuclear agreement

01/20/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned Wednesday that President-Elect Donald Trump “will be surprised” if he annuls the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking at

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Cuomo reassures New York Jews after bomb threats

01/20/2017 10:02 AM Updated: 3 months ago

On Wednesday, more than two dozen Jewish institutions suffered bomb threats, including three in New York. Late yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement reassured citizens

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George Soros, after losing $1 billion on Trump win, predicts ‘would-be-dictator’ will soon fail

01/20/2017 9:03 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Billionaire George Soros on Thursday delivered a scathing assessment of Donald Trump, calling the US President-elect a “would-be-dictator” who is “going to

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Rabbis weigh-in on how Ivanka and Jared will celebrate the inauguration AND Shabbat

01/19/2017 3:05 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States tomorrow. Unlike Election Day, which always falls on a Tuesday, Inauguration Day is

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Obama warned Trump that relocating embassy could be “explosive”

01/19/2017 12:48 PM

Relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been a campaign pledge of several U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush and Bill

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Despites accusations of xenophobia and anti-Semitism, Marine Le Pen leads in polls for French presidency

01/19/2017 11:12 AM

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is leading in the polls at 25-26 percent, according to a poll this week reported in France’s Le Monde newspaper.

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National Roundup 01-18: Guadagno Kicks Off Campaign for Governor Without Mentioning Christie; Rubio Introduces Bill to Fight BDS Movement

01/18/2017 6:28 PM Updated: 3 months 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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Trump’s U.N. ambassador pick says Israeli settlements “hinder peace”

01/18/2017 6:07 PM

  President-elect Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador pick Nikki Haley said in her Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Wednesday that Israeli settlements are a roadblock to peace.

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Brazil accepts Israeli ambassador, ending year-long diplomatic conflict

01/18/2017 4:00 PM

There hasn’t been an Israeli ambassador to Brasil since 2015, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Dani Dayan, who has been referred to as “the

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After backing Clinton, Google CEO Eric Schmidt jumps on Team Trump

01/18/2017 1:25 PM

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet Inc and a backer of Hillary Clinton, may be courting Republicans ahead of Donald Trump’s presidency.

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Trump says creating peace between Israel, Palestinians will be tougher due to “psychologically binding” resolution

01/17/2017 2:52 PM

Speaking to the Times of London this week, President-elect Donald Trump said the possibility of brokering a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians would be

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Israeli Regional Cooperation Minister says Israel, U.S. on the same page under Trump

01/17/2017 1:53 PM

Israel’s Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Monday that the inauguration of Donald Trump will be an opportunity for partnership between the U.S. and Israel. According

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Two Jewish congressmen to sit out Trump inauguration

01/17/2017 11:39 AM

The controversial behavior of President-elect Donald Trump has prompted two Jewish congressmen, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), to skip his inauguration. “We

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Netanyahu slams ‘unprecedented’ media campaign amid graft probe

01/17/2017 9:32 AM Updated: 3 months ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been questioned by police in a corruption probe, on Monday denounced an “unprecedented” media campaign to

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President Barack Obama reflects on presidency, Israel in last interview

01/16/2017 5:30 PM Updated: 3 months ago

President Barack Obama looked back on his eight years in office in a CBS interview Sunday. In the conversation with “60 Minutes” Steve Kroft, Obama discussed

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Scores of writers protest Trump on Martin Luther King Day

01/16/2017 4:00 PM Updated: 3 months ago

Four days away from his now all-but inevitable inauguration, the winds of protest are still howling strong against President-Elect Donald Trump. In recent weeks, the incoming