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Pro-Israel groups answer anti-Israel RTD ad

Pro-Israel groups answer anti-Israel RTD ad

A coalition of three pro-Israel grassroots groups have stepped forward to answer the anti-Israel advertisement currently running on Denver buses.

The ad was paid for by supporters of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement that targets Israel politically.

The ad depicts an Arab woman sitting in ruins with the title: “Israel’s War Crimes. Your tax dollars at work.”

The response ads were organized locally by Americans Against Terrorism.

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International

12 killed in attack on French magazine; assailants identified [UPDATED]

12 killed in attack on French magazine; assailants identified [UPDATED]An attack on the Paris headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine has left at least 12 people dead, including the Jewish caricaturist Georges Wolinski. Footage from the scene of Wednesday’s attack posted on the French news website JSSnews.com shows two heavily armed men exiting a black car and shooting a rifle at a police officer near the building. One of the masked assailants then approaches the officer and shoots him in the head. Ten people also were wounded in the attack; four a...

Last Updated ( Friday, 09 January 2015 11:06 )

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IJN seeks summer intern for 2015

Seeking: High school seniors with an interest in #journalism for a summer #internship. pic.twitter.com/aRHaEEWeEz — IJN (@IJN_Colorado) January 5, 2015 ...
Israel

She wants haredi women in politics

She wants haredi women in politicsTEL AVIV — Racheli Ibenboim acts as if she’s in a rush, repeatedly checking her phone before hurrying off to her next appointment exactly 30 minutes after the current one begins. The way Ibenboim tells it, she’s not just trying to keep up with a tight schedule but with a rapidly changing world. Two years ago, her campaign to include women in haredi political parties failed. But times may be changing. This year, the chasidic mother’s effort has garnered national attention and 5,000 supp...
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International

Palestinian statehood resolution fails

Palestinian statehood resolution failsNEW YORK — A Palestinian-backed UN resolution setting a deadline for a peace deal with Israel failed to garner sufficient votes for passage in the UN Security Council. The resolution, which was voted on Tuesday, was aimed at achieving a full Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank by late 2017. Eight nations on the 15-member council votes yes, two voted no and five abstained. Nine votes were required for passage. Had nine votes been obtained, the United States, which voted against the resolut...
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JTA News

On Iran deal, Hoyer’s red lines are not AIPAC’s

Ron Kampeas Steny Hoyer studiously avoids AIPAC’s language in his statement on an Iran deal. ... [Link]

Op-Ed: It’s time to stop demonizing Michael Oren

Gabrielle Birkner Israel’s former U.S. ambassador wrote “Ally” for one overriding reason: to challenge Obama on Iran, writes Yossi Klein Halevi. ... [Link]

Report: Soros, Saban give total of $3 million to Clinton campaign

Cnaan Liphshiz Revelation comes amid reports that Clinton ... [Link]

Camp where Debbie Friedman began Jewish folk movement marks 50 years

Gabe Friedman Kutz Camp, the birthplace of modern spiritual Jewish music, celebrates fifty years of camp this July Fourth weekend. ... [Link]

Rioters chant against ‘Jewish murderers’ in Muslim Dutch neighborhood

Cnaan Liphshiz Riots near Jewish-owned enclave of The Hague erupted over slaying of young man by police officers. ... [Link]

Dutch lawmakers oppose slashing aid to Holocaust survivors

Cnaan Liphshiz Six survivors from The Hague were turned away from a care facility and told to seek help from their families. ... [Link]

Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution

Ron Kampeas The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops overwhelmingly rejected a motion to divest from company doing business with Israel in the West Bank. ... [Link]

Israeli rabbi arrested at airport on rape charges

Cnaan Liphshiz Safed rabbi arrested at Ben Gurion airport following rape charges. ... [Link]

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