Category Archives: Politics

“Authorities investigate West Bank death of Aisha al-Rawbi, 47, after her husband claimed Jewish settlers pelted their car with rocks”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israel probes allegation settlers killed Palestinian woman in West Bank by Daniel Siryoti, Itsik Saban, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff October 14, 2018 Israeli police and Shin Bet security agents were investigating the … Continue reading

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“American Jews and their leaders, except for the Orthodox, have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity”

JNS The devastating impact of American non-Jewish Jews Isi Leibler October 11, 2018 There is no disputing that, except for the vast majority of Orthodox Jews, American Jews and their leaders have distanced themselves from their Jewish identity…Many express their … Continue reading

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Federation member points out what many of us already know: Declining Democrat support for Israel is hardly a recent phenomenon

ABU YEHUDA BLOG The war for the political soul of American Jewry by Robert Vincent October 10, 2018 I serve in a volunteer capacity on my local Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council in a Midwestern city, primarily in a … Continue reading

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Leslie Cockburn, J Street-endorsed candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 5th district, has extreme views on Israel

CAMERA BLOG Anti-Zionist Conspiracy Theories Seek the Mainstream by Ricki Hollander October 8, 2018 Anti-Zionist conspiracy theory literature is now once again in the news. A two-decade-old film and book by a husband-wife journalist team, Leslie and Andrew Cockburn, portrays … Continue reading

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Strategic Affairs Minister #GiladErdan: US student must repudiate BDS to gain entry to Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL Hebrew U. head backs detained US student, warns case harms anti-BDS effort by Staff and AP October 9, 2018 The Hebrew University on Tuesday threw its support behind a US student of Palestinian descent, who has been … Continue reading

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New York Times takes note of increasing numbers of Democrats abandoning Israel

NEW YORK TIMES A New Wave of Democrats Tests the Party’s Blanket Support for Israel by Catie Edmondson Oct. 7, 2018 …A [not insubstantial] cluster of activist Democrats — most of them young, most of them cruising toward House seats … Continue reading

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“ACLU’s ‘reinvention in the Trump era'”

GATESTONE ACLU’s Opposition to Kavanaugh Sounds Its Death Knell by Alan M. Dershowitz October 6, 2018 So why did the American Civil Liberties Union oppose a Republican nominee to the Supreme Court and argue for a presumption of guilt regarding … Continue reading

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