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Trump warns McCain: ‘I fight back, and it won’t be pretty’

17 October 2017

US President Donald Trump reignited a long-standing feud with John McCain Tuesday, warning “I fight back, and it won’t be pretty” after the respected senator appeared to take aim at him in a speech. The relationship between the pair — one a veteran lawmaker and war hero, the other a real estate tycoon and political [...]

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Nigerian Govt Set to Try Kanu in Absentia, As His Whereabouts Remains Unknown

17 October 2017

The Federal Government may try the embattled leader of the proscribed Indegeniuos People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, in absentia, Vanguard learnt on Monday. Kanu was billed to appear before trial Justice Binta Nyako to be re-arraigned on an amended five count charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/383/2015, alongside three other pro-Biafra agitators- Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu, [...]

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Anne Frank Costume Receives Backlash, Pulled From Website

17 October 2017

A “historically-accurate” Halloween costume sparked controversy. Originally listed on the popular costume retailer website, Holloweencostumes.com, children were given the choice to dress up as Anne Frank – Jewish diarist and victim of the Holocaust. Frank is considered the most discussed Holocaust victim, and widely known through her published diaries – “The Diary of a Young [...]

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Avraham Fried sings with Chilean billionaire at concert

17 October 2017

[youtube:2033956] Chilean billionaire Leanardo Farkas was invited up on stage to perform with superstar Avraham Fried at a concert for United Hatzalah last week in Jerusalem. The colorful Chilean billionaire is well known for both his philanthropy and for his piano skills. Farkas was a renowned pianist before going into the mining business, having performed [...]

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Arab MK consoles family of murdered Samaria man

17 October 2017

Relatives of a Jewish resident of Samaria who was found murdered by Arab terrorists in Kfar Qasim earlier this month were visited by some unlikely guests Monday, as the family observed the traditional mourning period (shiva). On October 4th, just hours before the start of the Sukkot festival, Reuven Shmerling was found dead at a [...]

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Former Neo-Nazi Comes Out As Gay, Reveals Jewish Heritage

17 October 2017

A white supremacist on Tuesday revealed his Jewish heritage and that he identified as gay as he departs the far-right movement. Kevin Wilshaw, who served as a Neo-Nazi and National Front organizer for several years, opened up about his violent past during an appearance on Channel 4 News in the U.K. Wilshaw explained to Channel [...]

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Congress resolution defends Israel, condemns UNESCO

17 October 2017

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today announced he will introduce the Senate companion to H.Res.570, a resolution introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), reaffirming the deep historical connection between the Jewish people and the city of Jerusalem. The resolution also expresses support for the Israeli government”s protection of religious [...]

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Website fined for encouraging ‘Jewish labor’

17 October 2017

The Jerusalem Magistrate Court has ruled that the site “Jewish Labor List,” whose goal is to encourage the employment of Jewish laborers, is discriminatory according to the law. In the suit, filed against the manager of the site by the Reform Center for Religion and State and the Mossawa Center and joined by the Equal [...]

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Shabbat San Diego teams up with S.D. History Center

17 October 2017

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)—San Diego History Center and Shabbat San Diego have teamed up to host a unique Shabbat dinner event set against the backdrop of the expansive exhibition highlighting the history of San Diego’s Jewish past. Enjoy the Shabbat experience with Rabbi Scott Meltzer of Ohr Shalom, singer Zeji Ozeri, and a delicious kosher [...]

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Positively Israel ~ October 17, 2017

17 October 2017

Harvest for the World By Michael Ordman NETANYA, Israel — The Jewish festival of Sukkot (Tabernacles) that has just concluded is also the harvest festival – celebrating the gathering of crops. It is an ideal opportunity to highlight how Israel is helping combat world hunger and feed an ever-increasing global population. These examples of relevant [...]

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Labour Party shifts to the right

17 October 2017

By Rabbi Dow Marmur JERUSALEM — Israel’s Labour Party seems to be shedding its political Socialist roots. Its newly elected leader Avi Gabbay is a refugee from the right-wing Kulanu Party, founded and headed by Moshe Kahlon, who used to be a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud.  At least three recent news items indicate [...]

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‘Mad Dog Trump’ Leaflets Likely Came From North Korea

16 October 2017

North Korea has dumped a new batch of propaganda fliers depicting President Donald Trump as a “mad dog” on the South Korean capital, according to a new report. One of the color posters, which Reuters discovered on Monday, pictures a supine Trump with a dog’s body being decapitated with an axe. The Korean-language caption reads: [...]

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Israel destroys anti-aircraft battery in Syria after it fires at IDF jets

16 October 2017

Israeli Air Force jets attacked an anti-aircraft battery well inside Syria on Monday morning, after the surface-to-air system launched a missile at a different plane over the skies of Lebanon, the army said. A military spokesperson said that “a number” of Israeli planes were flying over Lebanon as part of a “routine reconnaissance mission” on [...]

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A widow honoring a fallen hero on a flight transporting him home was told to “be quiet”

16 October 2017

anthem A Georgia woman is speaking out after she was told that she and fellow passengers would not be permitted to sing the National Anthem to honor a fallen Green Beret whose remains were on board the flight. Honoring Green Berets Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35, Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson, [...]

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