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President of Hondurus to light torch on eve of Independence Day

JERUSALEM (JTA) – The president of Honduras will light a torch in Israel’s annual Independence Day ceremony on Mount Herzl.  Juan Orlando Hernandez, who was reelected for a second term in November, confirmed his attendance at the event, Culture Minister Miri Regev announced.  More...

IDF orders probe into military’s response to Gaza border protests

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The IDF General Staff has ordered an investigation into the Israeli military’s response to the Gaza border protests.  The Israel Defense Forces announced that Brig. Gen. Moti Baruch has been appointed to lead the investigation. Baruch is a former division commander and current head of the army’s Training and Doctrine Division.  More...

Opposing anti-Semitism a ‘priority’ for Trump administration, but no envoy yet

WASHINGTON (JTA) – A State Department spokeswoman said combating anti-Semitism remains a “priority” for the Trump administration, but would not say if the Trump administration would fill the congressionally mandated job of an anti-Semitism monitor.  More...

NFL star alerts officials to school threat

(JTA) — Julian Edelman has nearly done it all. The Patriots’ star Jewish wide receiver has played in three Super Bowls, starred in a series of comedic videos, written a children’s book — and now he may have thwarted a school shooting.  More...

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