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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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Orthodox conversion bill alienates most Jews.

It’s hard not to be cynical about the latest conversion controversy in Jerusalem that threatens to further divide an already fragmented Jewish People for no reason but one: internal Israeli politics. If the Knesset continues to move ahead, as indicated … 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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