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Trump Invokes ‘America First’ at Inauguration

“A new vision will govern our land,” Trump said, outlining his vision of economic nationalism and protectionism. “From this day forward, it is going to be only ...

Sisterhood

What’s the Yiddish for ‘Pussy Hat’?

One possible translation is literally “shame-meat-hat.”

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PHOTOS: Why Does Sheldon Adelson Have Such Great Seats at the Inauguration?

Jewish casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam Adelson, have great seats at Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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WATCH: Bernie Tells Supporters to Keep Their “Eyes on the Prize” On Inauguration Day

Senator Bernie Sanders exhorted his supporters to continue to “fight back” in a Friday morning Twitter video.

Culture

How the Granddaughter of a Borscht Belt Waiter Became Roberta Peters, Opera Star

Soprano Roberta Peters has died at 86. We remember the high points (and high notes) of her illustrious career.

Culture

Why Donald Trump Makes Life So Difficult For His Translators

If you’re trying to translate Donald Trump’s speeches, you’re faced with a host of problems — such as, what to do when Trump says the word “great” 45 times?

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Religious Right: Trump is ‘King Cyrus’ Freeing the Jews

Trump as “Cyrus,” President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as “Babylon,” the Jews as either modern-day Israelis or Americans? It’s not only evangelical Christians who buy it.

Sisterhood

Educate and Encourage Newbie Activists. Don’t Shame Them for Tardiness.

The newly-enlightened don’t need medals or ‘cookies’ or whatever, but… isn’t now better than never?

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Soros: Trump Is a ‘Would-Be Dictator’ Destined to Fail

(JTA) — Billionaire George Soros called Donald Trump a “would-be dictator” who is “going to fail.” On the eve of Trump’s inauguration in Washington, Soros on Th...

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Israeli Minister: We’re Praying for ‘Serious, Courageous’ and Responsible President Trump

(JTA) – Yuval Steinitz, a senior Israeli cabinet minister, said Israel was “praying” that President-elect Donald Trump will be responsible, courageous and serio...

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Swedish Jews Boycott Holocaust Memorial Co-Organized by Nationalist Party

(JTA) — Dozens of Swedish Jews said they would skip a Holocaust commemoration event in the southern city of Gothernburg due to the involvement of a nationalist ...

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