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4 liberal Jewish groups join call on Trump to nix national security adviser choice

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Four liberal Jewish groups have joined a drive calling on President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the choice of Mike Flynn as his national security adviser, citing the general’s hostility to Islam and his retweeting an anti-Semitic tweet. 192 more words

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Jewish groups slam event with alt-right leader at Texas university

Jewish groups and leaders urged a Texas university not to allow the founder of a white supremacist think tank to speak on campus.

Richard Spencer, who recently railed against Jews at an alt-right conference in Washington DC — during which audience members gave Nazi salutes — is slated to speak at a private event on the Texas A&M University campus on December 6. 417 more words

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Jewish groups fret as Republicans retreat from two-state solution

WASHINGTON (JTA) — In recent months, the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee have each emphasized what in recent years hardly needed emphasizing: mainstream Jewish support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 1,026 more words

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Some Jewish Groups Reach Out to Trump, Others Vow To Resist

The upper echelons of the Jewish establishment have wasted no time cozying up to the incoming Donald Trump administration.

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Liberal Jewish groups to Trump: Condemn anti-Semitism, dump Bannon

A dozen liberal Jewish organizations signed a letter criticizing key policy proposals of President-elect Donald Trump, and demanding that he rescind the appointment of Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist. 384 more words

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Jewish groups urge Israel’s US envoy to reject award from ‘anti-Muslim’ think tank

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Reform movement and other liberal Jewish groups are urging Israel’s U.S. ambassador, Ron Dermer, not to accept an award from an organization deemed by the Anti-Defamation League to promulgate anti-Muslim extremism. 1,027 more words

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Progressive Jewish groups call on Jewish Republicans to withdraw Trump support

(JTA) — Bend the Arc, a partnership of progressive Jewish groups, has called on the Republican Jewish Coalition to withdraw the organization’s support for presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump. 206 more words

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