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Jewish anti-Zionists organize in US.

The 2010 U.S. Assembly of Jews, a national conference held in Detroit in late June, began at an unusual hour for a Jewish conclave: late on a Saturday afternoon. It wasn’t the most accommodating move for participants who observe the … Continue reading

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French Ambassador: World ignores Israeli suffering.

The world doesn’t care when Jews or Israelis suffer, says the French Ambassador for Human Rights, Francois Zimeray. When Arabs or other peoples suffer, there are massive outpourings of support. But never for Israel or its people. Somehow, they are … Continue reading

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J Street fights pro-Israel support in Congress.

J Street, an American group which lobbies the US Congress and calls itself “pro-peace, pro-Israel”, has now announced it is actively using its resources to get the US to pressure Israel to lift the arms embargo on Gaza. A number … Continue reading

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Poll: Jewish support for Obama falling.

“The American Jewish Committee poll of U.S. Jews found that Obama’s approval rating is at 57 percent, with 38 percent disapproving. That’s down from the stratospheric 79 percent approval rating among Jews that Obama enjoyed about a year ago, in … Continue reading

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Yiddish-speaking Jewish homeland.

In the 1930′s, Stalin, no friend of the Jews, established a Jewish Autonomous Region on the border of Northern China. It is called Birobidzhan. Many Jews flocked there from around the world. Those who did, survived the Nazis. Yiddish was … Continue reading

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Israeli Haredim find their clout.

There are approximately 700,000 Haredim or ultra-orthodox Jews in Israel, a land of seven million. Traditionally, the poorest sector of the society, they have now found a way to make their presence known in a way that benefits them. They … Continue reading

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Why The Jewish Daily Report?

Over the years it has become more and more obvious that much of the major media is very selective in its reporting of news of the Jewish community and Israel. Chances are that your local TV, radio, newspaper doesn’t report … Continue reading

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