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May 18, 2018  RSS feed
World News

Trump’s faith-based initiative removes barrier to proselytizing – and some Jews are worried

WASHINGTON – Flanked by clergy – including a priest, an imam and an Orthodox rabbi – President Donald Trump revived the White House Office of Faith- Based and Community Initiatives, a system that since its 2001 launch has delivered humanitarian assistance to Americans through religious organizations. More...

Israeli-run social media firm may have worked to help Trump get elected

(JTA) – U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has sent investigators to Israel to uncover the activities of an Israeli-run social media firm that may have led a social media manipulation effort to help Donald Trump get elected.  More...

Religious leaders urge State Dept, to name anti-Semitism monitor

WASHINGTON (JTA) – More than a thousand lay and clergy leaders across a range of faiths signed a petition urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to name an anti-Semitism monitor.  More...

U.S. Israeli ambassador chose ‘controversial’ pastors who gave embassy prayers

(JTA) – Two controversial pastors who offered prayers at the dedication of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem were invited by U.S Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman.  More...

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