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World News

Over 20,000 in Israel protest coming deportation of Africans

JERUSALEM (JTA) – More than 20,000 protested in Tel Aviv against a government plan to deport African asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan to a third country in Africa.  More...

Spending bill has big boost for Jewish groups seeking security funds, approves Taylor Force Act

WASHINGTON – An omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump more than doubles spending for security grants that have been overwhelmingly tapped by Jewish institutions.  More...

New Trump advisor is Iran hawk, close to pro-Israel groups

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton is a hawk who has said military strikes may be inevitable as a means of preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon.  More...

Colombian Jewish news anchor asked to resign for refusal to cross herself on air

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A Colombian Jewish journalist was ordered to resign from her anchor post on a daily TV newscast after refusing to cross herself while she was on the air.  Channel 1’s Cathy Bekerman was asked to resign after refusing the order by Yamid Amat, newscast director of the CM& broadcast network, the Agencia Judia de Noticias website reported.  More...

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