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World News

Netanyahu decries ‘fake news’ media, calls investigations ‘witch hunt’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, currently the subject of multiple corruption investigations, lashed out at the media at a rally attended by thousands of Likud Party supporters.  More...

World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel dies at 113

(JTA) – Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa who was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world, has died, a month before his 114th birthday. More...

Jewish groups spar over McMaster’s Israel record

(JTA) – Jewish organizations sparred over the views of H.R. McMaster, the national security advisor, with the Zionist Organization of America attacking him as anti-Israel and the American Jewish Committee defending him.  ZOA, one of the few Jewish organizations to consistently defend President Donald Trump, issued a report on Thursday, Aug. 10, sharply critical of McMaster.  More...

Local girl brings home gymnastics medals from Israel

Fourteen year-old Moorea Linker of Odessa made her family - and her nation - proud as she took home two medals for Team USA at the World Maccabiah Games in Israel last month.  Often referred to as the Jewish Olympics, the Maccabiah Games attracted 10,000 athletes from 80 nations to Israel.  More...

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