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World News

Buffet helps raise $200 million in Israel Bonds

NEW YORK (JTA) – Guests attending private events in New York earlier this month pledged to buy $1 million to $5 million in Israel Bonds in order to meet business magnate Warren Buffet, whose net worth of $75.6 billion reportedly makes him the second richest person in the world.  More...

Tillerson backs off commitment to fill anti-Semitism post

WASHINGTON (JTA) – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson retreated from his department’s commitment to fill the post of envoy to combat anti-Semitism, saying the effort may be more effective without one.  More...

Israel contradicts Tillerson on claim PA no longer paying terrorists’ families

JERUSALEM (JTA ) – The Palestinian Authority has not stopped paying salaries to the families of terrorists jailed in Israel, according to Israeli officials, contradicting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.  More...

Student released from North Korea was active in Hillel

(JTA) – Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student imprisoned by North Korea who remains in a coma since his release, was active at the campus Hillel and cared deeply about the Jewish community, its rabbi recalls.  More...

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