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Trump Plans To Talk With Benjamin Netanyahu by Phone Today

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump have scheduled a telephone conversation. Trump and Netanyahu will ta...

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Israeli Officials Congratulate Trump on Inauguration

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated President Donald Trump on his inauguration as 45th president of the United States. “Co...

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10-Year-Old Jewish Girl Killed in Australia Traffic Rampage

SYDNEY (JTA) — The father of a 10-year-old Jewish Melbourne girl killed in a rampage by a crazed driver in the city’s downtown is at the bedside of his wife and...

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Jared Kushner’s Brother Joins Anti-Trump March in Washington

Among the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who gathered Saturday in Washington D.C. as part of the Women’s March on Washington against President Donald Tr...

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Benjamin Netanyahu Says Trump Opposes Quick Settlement Annexation Push

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to torpedo a bill to annex the West Bank settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim, slated to come up for a vote Sunday i...

Opinion

Inauguration Weekend: Our Scribe Community On President Trump

Our Scribe community’s provocative stories and reflections on the inauguration of Donald J. Trump.

Culture

How To Listen to Tchaikovsky While Looking Past His Anti-Semitism

A cache of letters written by Tchaikovsky reveals some startling bigotry. But were his views as offensive as Richard Wagner’s?

Opinion

Trump Never Misses an Opportunity to Miss an Opportunity

President Donald Trump could have used his inaugural speech to send an uplifting, inclusive message that all Americans can unite as a people despite our very real differences on issues such as racial and class equality, immigration, education, free-speech and the nation’s place in the world.

Fast Forward

How Uri Geller Convinced the CIA of His Psychic Powers — in 1973

(JTA) — Uri Geller, an Israel-born celebrity who claims to have paranormal telepathic powers, convinced CIA researchers in the 1970s that he indeed possessed su...

National

With Overwhelming Support, Jews Join Sprawling Women’s March Against Trump

The magnitude of the Women’s March on Washington took Jewish participants, like many others, by surprise. Organized groups of Jewish protestors had planned to m...

Israel

300 Women Rally in Tel Aviv in Defiance of Trump

About 300 Americans, Israelis and dual nationals, including a handful in pink pussy hats, waved Hebrew and English signs and chanted outside of the United State...

Scribe

In Chicago, 250,000 March Against Trump

The Women’s March on Chicago was the largest outside of Washington, D.C., with 250,000 attending despite organizers only expecting 50,000.

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