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April 11, 2014  RSS feed
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In Vegas, GOP Jews focus on Israel, while contenders focus on Adelson

LAS VEGAS – The GOP Jewish faithful descended in force on Sin City, turning out in record numbers and striking a feisty, combative tone at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual conference.  According to organizers, some 400 people attended the gathering, where they were feted with poker and golf tournaments, and wooed by presidential hopefuls.  More...

ADL: Anti-Semitic incidents in Florida follow national trend, decline in 2013

The Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL’s) annual Audit of Anti- Semitic Incidents released April 9, reveals there were 68 incidents of anti-Semitism in Florida in 2013, marking a 23 percent decrease in incidents from the year before.  More...

Track legend to lead U.S-sponsored program for Palestinian women

Track and field legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee is on her way to Jerusalem and the West Bank on the U.S. Department of State’s inaugural track and field Sports Envoy program.  More...

Lapid says settlement freeze preferable to prisoner release

TEL AVIV – Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said he supports freezing settlement growth to help jump-start peace negotiations and vowed that his centrist Yesh Atid party would leave Israel’s governing coalition if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were responsible for the collapse of the peace process.  More...

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