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Jewish? Democratic? Israel’s nation-state law raises questions over the country’s purpose

Last month Israel’s government passed, by a narrow 62-55 margin, a controversial nation-state law, which declared Israel as the “nation state of the Jewish people.” Scores of liberal critics denounced the measure as an unnecessary and racist provocation, while defenders called it a statement of the obvious. More...

Missouri Republican who said ‘Hitler was right’ wins state House primary

(JTA) – A Missouri Republican who has made anti-Semitic and other bigoted statements handily won a primary for the state’s House of Representatives.  More...

Poland obtains WWII-era archive showing Polish diplomats’ efforts to save Jews during Holocaust

(JTA) – Poland has obtained a World War II-era archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe by issuing fake passports from Latin American countries.  More...

Senators urged to back bill targeting Hamas and Hezbollah for using human shields

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Anti- Defamation League are urging lawmakers to co-sponsor a Senate bill targeting Hezbollah and Hamas for using human shields.  More...

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