Monday, March 30, 2020

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Anne Frank Exhibit at New Roc High School Is Awe-Inspiring

The New Rochelle community is in for an informative lesson in history, thanks to a traveling Anne Frank exhibit at the high school, featuring photographs and representations of historical events — including a likeness of Anne Frank’s bedroom. The exhibit, called “Anne Frank: A History for

Giuliani the Latest Pro-Israel Contender for Secretary of State, CNN Reports

(Rafael Medoff/JNS.org) Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is a candidate for the position of secretary of state in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, CNN reported Friday.

Giuliani, 72, was an early and vocal backer of Trump’s presidential campaign. He served as

Netanyahu Says ‘Quiet Diplomacy’ Needed to Resolve Western Wall Issue

(JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said during the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America held in Washington, D.C., Tuesday that “quiet diplomacy between Jews” is what’s needed to resolve the Western Wall issue.

Netanyahu appeared live via satellite at

Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Says US ‘Evil’ Regardless of Election Result

(JNS.org) The election of Republican candidate Donald Trump last week has not changed Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s opinion about the United States.

“We have no judgment on this election because America is the same America,” Khamenei said in a public speech in

Jewish Group, Israeli Firm Partner to Develop Global Alert System for Anti-Semitism

(JNS.org) The World Jewish Congress (WJC) announced that it has acquired a new Israeli-developed global alert system that will enable Jewish communities around the world to communicate in the event of an anti-Semitic or terrorist attack.

The software system, being developed by the Israeli firm

Rivlin Reaffirms Strong Ties With India During State Visit

(JNS.org) Israeli President Reuven Rivlin reaffirmed the strong ties between Israel and India in meetings with India’s leaders during a state visit Tuesday.

“I have no doubt that my visit here will help the ties and the cooperation between our two peoples grow stronger in security

Palestinians Threaten to Make Life ‘Miserable’ for US If Embassy Moved to Jerusalem

(JNS.org) The Palestinians promised to “make life miserable” for President-elect Donald Trump if he decides to follow through on a campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

“If people attack us by moving the embassy to Jerusalem…it is a

Jewish Delegation to House Grows, Senate Drops by One

Election night brought mixed results for Jewish politicians vying for seats in Congress. In the House of Representatives, the Jewish delegation saw its best results, increasing representation from 19 to 23 seats, including the election of a rare Jewish Republican.

But in the Senate,

Israel Concerned Obama May Push Security Council to Recognize Palestinian State

|U.S. President Barack Obama could be preparing an unpleasant surprise for Israel as his second term draws to an end, most likely in the form of calling on the United Nations Security Council to recognize a Palestinian state, The Wall Street Journal suggested in an editorial published on Tuesday.

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Violence Erupts at Western Wall as Non-Orthodox Jews Hold Prayer

(Michael Bachner/TPS) Clashes broke out at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning during a demonstration and prayer service by some 200 members of the Reform and Conservative

Violent Pro-Palestinian Protesters Storm Pro-Israel Event on UK Campus

Police were summoned to the University College London (UCL) last Thursday evening after pro-Palestinian protesters tried to forcefully shut down a pro-Israel event and trapped attendees in the room.

Hen Mazzig, a former humanitarian affairs officer in the Israeli military, was speaking at an event

Leaked Email Highlights Israel’s Concerns About Clinton Campaign

A new leaked email shows that a speech by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton last December left senior Israeli officials worried she might lean toward the Palestinians if elected president.

The latest WikiLeaks disclosures included a number of emails sent by former U.S. Treasury

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