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World News

Tillerson urged to deport former Nazi guard

(JTA) –U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-NY, has asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to deport Jakiw Palij, 92, of Queens, who was a guard at the Trawniki concentration camp in occupied Poland.  Palij, who has lived in the United States as a war refugee since 1949, had his U.S. citizenship revoked 13 years ago, but Poland, Germany and Ukraine all declined to take him.  More...

Israeli startups drive car technology revolution

TEL AVIV – Israeli startups revved their engines for the country’s largest-ever “smart transportation” event when more than 200 local companies working in transportation technology were represented at the EcoMotion Conference on Thursday, May 17 at the Peres Center for Peace in Jaffa.  More...

Fallout in Israel from Trump sharing intel with Russia

(JTA) –President Doanld Trump’s decision to share with the Russians classified information from Israeli intelligence has put an undercover Israeli agent inside the Islamic State at risk, and has Israelis reasessing what information it shares in the future, according to news reports.  More...

Resolution on Six Day War reaffirms Florida Senate’s support for Israel

In a move to mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, which occurred during the Six Day War, the Florida Senate recently passed a resolution to recognize the historical event and reaffirm its support for Israel.  More...

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