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Peru’s President, Son of Jewish Refugee, Tells Trump He Prefers ‘Bridges To Walls’

RIO DE JANEIRO — The president of Peru, whose father was a Jewish refugee who fled the Nazis, told U.S. President Donald Trump during a visit at the White Hous...

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Pro-Israel Democrats Cheer Tom Perez Election As DNC Chief

Tom Perez, the former Labor Secretary under President Obama who on Saturday became the new chair of the Democratic National Committee, doesn’t have much of a pu...

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Trump Immigration Crackdown Forces Synagogues To Consider Becoming ‘Sanctuaries’

The harsh directives issued February 21 by President Trump, which could lead to the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants, have added a sense of ur...

Israel

Marijuana In Israel Gets A Push From The Right

Right-wing and religious leaders are pushing for a more open stance to marijuana in Israel.

Culture

Some People Really Need To Stop Calling Themselves Refugees

When he left Russia, Boris Lokshin has “refugee status.” But you won’t find him comparing himself to true refugees. Let him explain.

Books

Sana Krasikov Had No Idea How Timely Her Epic Novel Would Be

“The Patriots” is a historical epic set in 1930’s and contemporary Brooklyn and Russia. In the Trump/Putin era, it’s disturbingly resonant.

Fast Forward

Israeli Drone Can Read Your Computer’s Secrets

If your computer is “air-gapped” (i.e. not plugged into any network) it’s safe, right? Not really.

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Tom Perez Wins DNC Chair, Names Keith Ellison Deputy, After Tight Race

WASHINGTON – Tom Perez, the former Labor Department secretary, was elected Democratic National Committee chairman and immediately named his rival, Keith Ellison, as his deputy. Perez was elected Saturday on the second ballot, winning 235 votes out of 435 cast at a gathering in Atlanta of the electors. Perez had the backing of mainstream…

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U.S. Authorities Attempt To Deport French Holocaust Scholar On Way To Conference

WASHINGTON – U.S. authorities came close to deporting an Egyptian-born French Jewish Holocaust-era scholar on his way to speak at a symposium at Texas A&M. Hen...

Fast Forward

Republican Congressman Calls Sebastian Gorka An ‘American Patriot’ — Despite Anti-Semitic Ties

President Trump’s aide Sebastian Gorka, who according to the Forward’s expose has ties with anti-Semitic groups in Hungary, has at least one defender. ...

Culture

With Trump Travel Ban Suspended, What Will Filmmakers From Targeted Countries Do For The Oscars?

Central to Hollywood’s current political moment has been Trump’s now-suspended temporary ban on entry to the United States for all refugees and citizens of seve...

Food

What A Locavore Chef Learned From His Bubbe

The chef-owner of Gramercy Farmer & the Fish looked to his grandmother for recipes and inspiration.

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