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Israeli consulate in NY evacuated after death threat against Netanyahu

NEW YORK (JTA) – The Israeli consulate in New York City was evacuated after receiving a threatening letter.  More...

Mistaken for Muslims, two Jewish women, beaten in New York

(JTA) — A Jewish woman and her mother were beaten up at a Queens subway station by a man who mistook them for Muslims, police said. A 40-year-old man, was arrested at the scene and charged with multiple counts of assault as a hate crime, officials said.  More...

Counselors offer advice on facing down hate, discrimination

With rising reports of anti-Semitic incidents throughout the nation and the recent ugliness of selfproclaimed Nazis marching in Charlottesville, the Jewish Federation of Pinellas and Pasco Counties called upon two local mental health experts to offer tips for dealing with hatred. At the heart of their message – fight back with kindness and empathy. More...

Israeli firm chosen to build prototype of Mexico border wall

(JTA) – Elta North America, an Israeli-owned defense manufacturer with U.S. headquarters in Maryland, was one of four companies chosen to build one prototype version for the border wall between the United States and Mexico. More...

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