Turkish Prime Minister Says Attempted Coup Underway, Calls for Calm

A group within Turkey’s military has attempted to overthrow the government and security forces have been called in to “do what is necessary”, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday.

Journeying to Hebron To Take Jewish Stand Against Israeli Occupation

Wearing blue shirts that read “Occupation is not Our Judaism,” a group of 45 American Jewish activists protested in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on July 15 in a demonstration that ended in the detention of six people by the police, five with dual American-Israeli citizenship and one Canadian-Israeli.

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Chabad Camp Counselors Narrowly Escape Nice Terror — 2 Sisters Critically Injured

A group of Chabad camp counselors narrowly escaped Thursday’s terror attack in Nice, France, as six Jews were reported missing or injured.

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Rabbi Haskel Lookstein Drops Out of Republican Convention Amid Modern Orthodox Outcry

Bowing to mounting pressure from Modern Orthodox circles, Rabbi Haskel Lookstein decided not to give his planned invocation at the Republican national convention in Cleveland next week.

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The Forward Scoops 17 Rockower Awards From Jewish Press Association

The Forward has been awarded 17 Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism by the American Jewish Press Association, including 10 first-place prizes.

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