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Anti-BDS bill passes in Texas Senate – Diaspora – Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem Post Israel News

| March 27, 2017

A demonstrator wears a shirt reading ‘Boycott Israel’ [File]. (photo credit:AFP/ MOHD RASFAN) WASHINGTON Texas has been a hotbed of anti-BDS activity in recent days, with the passage of a bill in the Senate on Wednesday that will bar state contracts and investment in companies that boycott Israel, and mounting criticism by Jewish organizations of a local banks BDS activity. Chuck Lindell from the American-Statesman paper reported that the Texas Senate passed the bill opposing BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) by a 25-4 vote and that it was sent to the Texas House of Representatives for a vote.



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Gay hostage recalls 1977 Hanafi ‘siege’ on D.C. – Washington Blade

| March 23, 2017

Billy Clamp was held hostage in the Bnai Brith building in 1977. (Washington Blade archive photo by David Dahlquist) Billy Pat Clamp is one of 149 people taken hostage in three buildings in Washington, D.C.



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The holy soul of Zionism – Arutz Sheva

| March 21, 2017

As the holiday of Pesach approaches, our last few essays have dealt with the vast difference between Jewish life in the exile and Jewish life in the Land of Israel, as the Jewish People rise from the dry bones of Galut to mega-powered nationhood in the Promised Land. The ideas we have presented are indeed very deep, requiring a penetrating understanding of Torah, which the great Sages of Israel have illuminated for us throughout history, reminding us that the Torah is far broader than the four cubits of halacha which exist in the exile



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Zionists and anti-Semites unite? – Socialist Worker Online

| March 15, 2017

Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump at a joint press conference in the White House A WAVE of anti-Semitic attacks is sweeping the U.S. On March 2, vandals attacked the third Jewish cemetery in less than two weeks, in one case knocking down or damaging 539 large headstones. Since the beginning of 2017, there have been at least 128 bomb threats at 87 different Jewish community centers and schools across the country.



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‘Jewish Schindler’ to receive B’nai B’rith citation – Arutz Sheva

| March 7, 2017

The B’nai B’rith World Center and the Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews During the Holocaust (JRJ) will confer their joint “Jewish Rescuer’s Citation” upon Naftali Backenroth-Bronicki, who risked his life saving Jews from deportation and extermination during the Holocaust in Drohobych, Poland.



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Anti- Semitism is masquerading as anti-Zionism: Marmur – Toronto Star

| February 27, 2017

The Canadian and Israeli flags fly together as Pro-Israel Torontonians gathered at Queen’s Park to hold a peaceful, positive rally and pray for peace, truth and co-existence in Queen’s Park in Toronto in July 2014. ( Steve Russell / Toronto Star ) | Order this photo Yes you can be opposed to the State of Israel, not only its policies but its very existence, without being an anti-Semite.



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Team Israel prepares for World Baseball Classic, Part Two – Minor … – Minor League Ball (blog)

| February 27, 2017

(This is Part Two of Clinton Riddles profile of Team Israel. For Part One, click here) This isn’t Jerry Weinstein’s first rodeo.



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Anti-Defamation League Deeply Disturbed Over Additional Bomb Threats Directed at Jewish Community Centers … – eNews Park Forest

| February 24, 2017

New York, NY(ENEWSPF)February 20, 2017 The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is deeply disturbed by additional bomb threats directed against Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) in multiple states across the United States today the fourth series of such threats since the start of the year. While ADL does not have any information at this time to indicate the presence of any actual bombs at any of the institutions threatened, the threats themselves are alarming, disruptive, and must always been taken seriously. We are confident that JCCs around the country are taking the necessary security protections, and that law enforcement officials are making their investigation of these threats a high priority, said Jonathan A.



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Trump decries anti-Semitic acts as ‘horrible’ amid calls for stronger White House denunciations – Washington Post

| February 21, 2017

Growing outcry against a recent spate of anti-Semitic acts and threats pushed President Trump to denunciate the rising violence, calling it “a sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil.” (Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) President Trump called anti-Semitic violence horrible and vowed Tuesday to take steps to counter extremism in comments that followed criticism that the White House had not clearly denounced vandalism and threats targeting Jewish institutions. Hours before Trumps remarks, Hillary Clinton called on her former presidential rival to speak out against anti-Semitic acts aftermore than 170 Jewish graves were found toppled at a cemetery in Missouri.



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ADL leaders condemn Trump’s reaction to anti-Semitic incidents … – Cleveland Jewish News

| February 18, 2017

Oren Segal, director of the Anti-Defamation Leagues center on extremism, told an audience of 140 people at the ADL Cleveland regions annual meeting at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood on Feb.



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