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Trump, Palestinian’s Abbas link renewed peace talks to countering Islamic State

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said renewed Israeli- Palestinian peace talks would help bring about the defeat of the Islamic State terrorist group. More...

Recipient persuades ‘Jewish Nobel’ to nix event over Syrian crisis

(JTA) – The Genesis Prize will not hold its annual award ceremony at the request of 2017 recipient Anish Kapoor, a refugee advocate who deemed a celebration inappropriate in light of the worsening Syria crisis.  More...

Israeli-born chef wins cooking’s top ‘Oscar’

(JTA) – Israeli-born restaurateur Michael Solomonov was named outstanding chef – the top award in the profession – at the 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards, the culinary world’s equivalent of the Academy Awards. More...

Terror victim posthumously inducted into Rutgers frat

(JTA) – Ezra Schwartz, who was killed in a West Bank terrorist attack in November 2015, was inducted posthumously into Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish fraternity, at Rutgers University. The induction ceremony, which was held at the start of Yom Hazikaron in Israel on Sunday, April 30, which memorializes fallen soldiers as well as victims of terror.  More...

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