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December 1, 2017  RSS feed
World News

Crist, Bilirakis bill seeks to curb illicit Iranian military buildup

Two Bay area congressman, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, Democrat of St. Petersburg, and U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Republican of Palm Harbor, introduced bipartisan legislation prohibiting U.S. military assistance to any country that sells restricted weapons or technology to Iran.  More...

Shul bomb plot lands man in hospital, then prison

(JTA) – A South Florida man who pleaded guilty to plotting to bomb a Miami-area synagogue and Jewish school will undergo medical treatment and serve time in prison.  More...

US aircraft carrier gets a Torah scroll

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Jewish sailors aboard the Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford now have a Torah scroll to use during their six- to eight-month stints at sea. The umbrella body for Jewish chaplains, the JWB Jewish Chaplains Council, dedicated the scroll on Nov. 29 aboard the ship in Norfolk, VA.  More...

PLO office can stay open for peace purpose

(JTA) – The Trump administration will allow the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington, D.C., to remain open but will require it to “limit its activities to those related to achieving a lasting, comprehensive peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.”  More...

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