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Jewish Group Votes to Reject J Street

The leading Jewish umbrella organization in the United States voted Wednesday against admitting the liberal-leaning Israel advocacy group J Street, highlighting the often contentious rifts that exist within the American Jewish community. 543 more words

French Auction House Cancels Nazi Memorabilia Sale Amid Outrage

An auction of Nazi memorabilia including a chest carved with swastikas owned by Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering’s passport was canceled in Paris, France on Monday, … 162 more words

Jewish Groups Gather To Memorialize Ariel Sharon

JERUSALEM (CBSNewYork/AP) — Israelis from all walks of life are paying their final respects to Ariel Sharon.

They’ve been filing past the casket of the former general and prime minister today in a plaza in front of the Israeli parliament building. 234 more words

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Typhoon Haiyan Relief Provided by Jewish Groups

JNS.org – Jewish groups organized relief efforts following Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. Authorities said it is possible that more than 10,000 people died from the storm. 104 more words

UC Regents Confirm Muslim Student To Board Despite Jewish Groups’ Opposition

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — The University of California’s governing board confirmed its first Muslim student member Wednesday, despite some Jewish groups’ claims that she marginalized Jewish students and promoted an anti-Israel agenda. 591 more words

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Israel Political Brief September 23, 2012: Mitt Romney's peace pessimism draws muted response from Jewish groups

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Romney’s peace pessimism draws muted response from Jewish groups

Source: JTA, 9-23-12

Mitt Romney’s pessimistic take on Israeli-Palestinian peace prospects drew some media attention but not much noise from centrist Jewish groups….READ MORE

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