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Aid group: One third of Holocaust survivors in U.S. live in poverty

(JTA) – One-third of Holocaust survivors in the United States continue to live at or below the poverty line, according to an aid organization.  More...

Palestinian envoy to U.S. says Trump’s Jerusalem decision was ‘backstabbing’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital amounted to “backstabbing,” the Palestine Liberation Organization envoy to Washington said. More...

Israeli Embassy to reopen in Jordan, ending diplomatic crisis over shooting

(JTA) – Israel and Jordan agreed on the resolution of deadly incidents that shut down the work of the Israeli Embassy in Amman, officials in both countries said.  Officials in Jerusalem announced the agreement Jan. 18, saying it means that “the Israeli embassy in Jordan will return to full activity immediately.”  More...

New Orleans rescinds resolution favored by anti-Israel activists

(JTA) – The City of New Orleans rescinded a resolution, celebrated by anti-Israel activists, that would have prohibited investment with human rights violators.  Although the measure passed 5-0 on Jan. 11 did not mention Israel or the Palestinians, it was drafted by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee.  More...

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