The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 22

On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait, Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle, British lawmaker accuses Israel of causing rise in jihadism, and more.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 22, 2016 18:23
1 minute read.
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JPost top 5 logo. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)

1. The slogans of a fringe, haphazard, made-for-television presidential campaign were institutionalized by the Republican Party this week in Ohio, where the halls of its national convention are plastered with Donald Trump’s most memorable lines.
Read more: On Trump, Jewish voters not taking the bait

2. This week's infiltration of a Syrian drone into Israeli airspace, and the failure to intercept it with Patriot missiles, seemingly exposed the limitations of Israel's air defense systems against the threat of such a small and slow unmanned aerial vehicle that could potentially attack targets within the country.
 Read more: How can Israeli air defense systems counter the drone threat?

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3. A German man traveling by train in Austria was arrested after throwing racist insults at a woman and her son, Germany's English speaking news site, The Local, reported Tuesday.
Read more: German man throws Nazi slur at the wrong person

4. Israel is continuing to make inroads into Africa, as Chad – which has suddenly found itself on the front lines in the battle against Islamic extremists – is expected to be the next majority-Muslim African state to reestablish ties with Jerusalem, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
Read more: Israel, Palestinian Authority in African diplomatic battle

5. A British lawmaker who said Israel would eventually disappear accused the Jewish state of being a major cause in the rise of jihadism worldwide.
Read  more: British lawmaker accuses Israel of causing rise in jihadism





 



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