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Kansas City killings prompt extra security in D.C. area

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Jewish community centers and other Jewish organizations around the Washington region stepped up their security Sunday, following fatal shootings in the parking lots of...

Kansas City killings prompt extra security in D.C. area

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Jewish community centers and other Jewish organizations around the Washington region stepped up their security Sunday, following fatal shootings in the parking lots of...

K.C. suspect is white supremacist, Southern Poverty Law Center says

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The suspect in the deadly shooting attack on two Jewish targets in a Kansas City, Kan., suburb was identified as a prominent white supremacist. The...

Kerry’s standing goes ‘poof’

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After spending more than 2 1/2 hours testifying in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry is fending off...

Bipartisan group seeks fund for survivors

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A bipartisan group of more than 60 members of the House of Representatives is seeking to create a $5 million Holocaust Survivor Assistance Fund. The...

Why the ADL audit might not tell much about anti-Semitism

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Anti-Semitic incidents are down in the United States. In its recent “audit,” the ADL counted 751 incidents during the 2013 calendar year, a 19...

Visiting delegation talks charitable giving on Capitol Hill

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A motivated group of 13 members of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh spent two days in the nation’s...

Justices critique Hobby Lobby arguments

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In oral arguments on March 25 over the reach of the Affordable Care Act and the religious rights of private corporations, jurists on America’s...

Charity wants to enroll Shoah survivors in emergency aid program

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A public relations firm has teamed up with a charity that supports Holocaust survivors in an attempt to raise $18,000 in one month to...

University action raises concerns on free speech

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American universities have long been a place of political engagement, where rhetoric far from mainstream political discourse is often the norm. But the recent...