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Jewish groups blast Ted Nugent for anti-Semitic gun control post

Rocker and gun rights activist Ted Nugent took flak from Jewish groups on Monday for a Facebook post labeling Jewish politicians with Israeli flags and singling them out for their position on gun control. 427 more words

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Jewish groups join protests greeting ‘executioner’ Rouhani in Paris

PARIS — As France’s government welcomed the Iranian president with promises of a new beginning to the relationship between the two countries, several demonstrations took place across Paris in protest against the visit and the warm reception Hassan Rouhani received. 420 more words

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As Turkey reaches out to Israel, Jewish groups move to embrace rival

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Less than a month after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signaled a readiness to mend ties with Israel after years of antipathy, a delegation of American Jewish leaders has embarked on a mission to embrace Turkey’s longtime rival Greece. 847 more words

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Why does Europe fund left-wing Israeli groups?

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Foreign governments giving money to Israeli civil society groups is a “blatant intervention in internal Israeli affairs,” Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said in November when she introduced a bill that would force certain non-governmental organizations to disclose the sources of their funding. 1,720 more words

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Jewish groups blast Trump for call to block entry of Muslims

Jewish groups blasted Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for his proposal to block all Muslims from entering the United States.

“A plan that singles out Muslims and denies them entry to the US based on their religion is deeply offensive and runs contrary to our nation’s deepest values,” the Anti-Defamation League said in a statement Monday evening, hours after Trump, a real estate billionaire and reality TV star, issued his call. 287 more words

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For Jewish groups, Syrian refugees are a reminder — not a threat

WASHINGTON (JTA) – American Jewish organizations don’t see the Syrian refugees as a threat; they see them as a reminder.

With rare unanimity on an issue that has stirred partisan passion, a cross-section of the community has defended the Obama administration’s refugee policy in terms recalling the plight of Jews fleeing Nazi Europe who were refused entry into the United States. 842 more words

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Jewish Groups slam Trump's proposed registry for Muslims in the US

The American Jewish Committee as well as the Anti-Defamation League denounced on Friday Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s latest proposal to create a database for all Muslims living in the United States. 320 more words

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