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Jamie Raskin Becomes Jewish Democrat No. 4 To Skip Trump Inaugural

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Four Jewish Democrats in Congress are among 59 of the party’s U.S. House of Representatives delegation who will not attend Donald Trump’s pre...

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As Betsy DeVos Faces Confirmation, Jews Split Over Education Agenda

WASHINGTON (JTA) — An Orthodox Jewish umbrella group urged the Senate to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary and another expressed enthusiasm for her age...

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How Barack Obama Won Over Jewish Voters — While Irking Pro-Israel Establishment

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Fraught record on issues of race and anti-Semitism? Check. Much-hyped meeting to get Benjamin Netanyahu’s hechsher? Check. Stirring speech at...

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Israeli Arab Shot Dead After Running Over Police Officer — Was It Car-Ram Attack?

Police in Israel said an Arab Israeli on Wednesday rammed his car into a group of policemen in the southern Negev region, killing one before being shot dead, th...

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Washington D.C. Synagogues Split on Joining Inauguration Protest Fray

(JTA) — On Friday, the United States will inaugurate a new president and usher in an era of new policies and rhetoric. But at the Sixth and I synagogue in Washi...

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Fordham Bans Students From Joining Pro-Palestinian Campus Group

NEW YORK (JTA) — Fordham University will not allow students to form a Students for Justice in Palestine group because it does not allow groups that solely promo...

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On The Eve Of Trump’s Inauguration, This Exhibition Of Protest Photography Is As Fresh As Ever

“Whose Streets? Our Streets!” at the Bronx Documentary Center gives us both inspiration and guidance for effective protest in the age of Trump

Culture

A Second Coming for Jesus — at the Israel Museum

In a provocative new exhibit in Israel, Jesus is used to symbolize Jews in the Holocaust, Palestinians, refugees and more.

Culture

In France, a Vexing Dilemma: Collaborate or Resist?

“Les Parisiennes,” by Anne Sebba, tells the story of the difficult choices women faced under the Nazi occupation.

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Donald Trump’s Subtle Sexism Towards Ivanka Makes Me Nostalgic For Caring About Subtle Bigotry

There’s something appealingly quaint about parsing the subtle sexism in these remarks.

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Was Some Nazi Art Actually Pretty Good?

In an article in the Spectator, William Cook makes some surprising claims about Nazi art and the history of the infamous “Degenerate Art” Exhibition

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