A youth hockey coach in suburban Vancouver was fired for posting Nazi propaganda on social media.
A young French Muslim whose father is Jewish died while fighting with jihadists in Syria.
Sheldon Adelson scoffed at the need for Israel to remain a democracy. The explosive opinion doesn’t seem to be a problem for groups funded by the casino billionaire’s river of cash.38
Part pep rally, part training and part family reunion, this week’s annual General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America drew some 3,000 people to a conference center outside Washington to cheer federations’ philanthropic work, listen to presentations ranging from European anti-Semitism to crowdfunding, and to schmooze.
The governments of President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were back on joshing terms this week, but the deep differences that led to recent name-calling exchanges still percolated.4
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