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Probe Continues 2 Years After Mystery Death of Argentina Prosecutor Alberto Nisman

BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — The late special prosecutor into the bombing of the AMIA Jewish center, Alberto Nisman, will be remembered both in Argentina and Israel on ...

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Philadelphia Mikveh Targeted by Graffiti Vandals

(JTA) — Vandals spray painted illegible graffiti on the front of a Philadelphia mikvah building. The mikvah, a Jewish ritual bath, currently is under constructi...

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Austrian Paper Calls Palestinian ‘Resistance’ a Far Cry From Islamic Terror in Europe

(JTA) — A state-owned newspaper in Austria published an Op-Ed arguing that the cause of jihadist terrorism in Europe is incomparable with “expressions of desper...

Israel

Can Generals Scare Israelis Into Accepting a State for Palestinians?

Playing on fears that Palestinians will one day outnumber Israelis, Israeli generals want to scare the Israeli public into accepting two states.

Fast Forward

Basketball Star Amar’e Stoudemire ‘Never Felt More at Home’ in Israel

(JTA) — Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire made an unlikely move in August, when he retired from the NBA and signed a two-year deal with the Israeli basket...

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74% of Republicans Choose Israel Over Palestinians — Just 33% of Democrats

NEW YORK (JTA) — The difference between the proportion of Republicans and Democrats who sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians is the largest it has been ...

Fast Forward

Australia Mayor With Jewish Roots Shuns Synagogue in Israel Feud

An Australian mayor whose father’s family is Jewish is under fire for boycotting an annual synagogue event because of what he called Israel’s provocative polici...

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Barack Obama Downplays UN Resolution Spat With Israel on ‘60 Minutes’

President Barack Obama played down fallout from a U.S. abstention on a United Nations resolution last month demanding an end to Israeli settlements in occupied territory, saying it did not trigger a significant break in relations with Israel.

Culture

A Farewell to Wonders of America

Jenna Weissman Joselit looks back at 16 years of celebrating the wonders of Jewish America for the Forward.

Israel

Israeli Settler Leaders Will Flock to Trump Inauguration

Israeli settlers and their American evangelical supporters are among the invitees to Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20th.

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Iran Nuclear Deal ‘on Life Support’:Trump Chief of Staff

(JTA) — The Iran nuclear deal is “on life support,” President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff said. Reince Priebus told ABC News’ George Stephanopo...

The Schmooze

‘The Black and The Jew Comedy Hour’ Has Some Serious Love Advice for You

She’s black, he’s Jewish and together, they’re going to fix your relationship — one comedy show at a time.

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