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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:36 -0400367305Israel’s annual Canntech conference draws medical marijuana investors, innovators, growers and patients from across the world.When Israel Politics Gets In The Way Of Jewish Charitable Giving
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:27 -0400367314NEW YORK — Lisa Greer didn’t think twice when she used her cellphone to donate to IfNotNow, a Jewish organization that protests Israel’s West Bank occupation. Greer and her husband, Joshua, had given millions to progressive Jewish and Israel causes, and she sits on the board of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles….Is Jared Kushner Really The White House’s Mr. Everything — Or Is Trump Just Dumping Titles On Him?
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:48 -0400367209Donald Trump seems to be relying a lot on son-in-law Jared Kushner, and it shows in the senior adviser’s changing White House responsibilities.After Colorado Mosque Vandalized, A Rabbi Steps Up To Rally Support
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:06 -0400367234The treasurer of a Colorado mosque vandalized Sunday said he is buoyed by support from hundreds of neighbors of all faiths, including local Jews.Hanukkah Party At Trump Hotel? Azerbaijan Envoy Asks What’s The Big Deal.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:23 -0400367144– Elin Suleymanov likes Jews, but can’t figure them out: What was all that noise about when his embassy hosted a Hanukkah party at the Trump International Hotel? “That exposed some strange divisions” in the Jewish community, the Azerbaijani ambassador said in an interview Sunday at this year’s AIPAC policy conference. Memories of the Dec….How Did IfNotNow Protestors Make It Into AIPAC Conference?
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:48 -0400367182The plan to enter AIPAC’s policy conference was hatched months in advance. A dozen IfNotNow activists registered to participate in the conference, with a clear intent of staging a distraction that would draw attention to their protest against the pro-Israel lobby.Are Israeli Children At Risk From Iron Deficiency Due To Desalinated Water?
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:37 -0400367173JERUSALEM — Israel’s first-ever national survey of iodine levels in the population revealed widespread deficiencies, which could mean millions of children will not reach their intellectual potential. The survey, whose unpublished results were presented last week to endocrinologists in Ramat Gan, found that 62 percent of school-age children and 85 percent of pregnant women have iodine…How Nikki Haley Became The Darling Of AIPAC — And Even Trump Haters
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 03:56 -0400366971“Bravo, Ambassador Haley!”
This is the headline David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, chose for his Huffington Post opinion piece dedicated to America’s new ambassador to the United Nations. “Ambassador Haley, you have quickly established yourself as a courageous and unbending voice of principle in a setting where the word is more often observed in the breach than as a matter of course by some member states,” Harris, who leads the Jewish organization most closely involved with the UN, continued his praise.House Dems Urge Trump To Preserve ‘Two States’
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:46 -0400367042The overwhelming majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives urged President Donald Trump to reaffirm the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as U.S. policy.Jewish In Chicago Last Week: Aimee Levitt’s Subjective Guide
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04 -0400367047“Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezin” came to Chicago last night for a one-night benefit for Holocaust Community Services, a program that takes care of the 6,000 Holocaust survivors still living in the Chicago area. Before an audience of donors and 300 survivors, Murry Sidlin conducted the Chicago Philharmonic and the Chicago Vocal Artists Ensemble through a two-hour program that used music to tell a remarkable Holocaust story.