The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of July 6

Clinton campaign slams 'hateful' Max Blumenthal comments on the late Elie Wiesel, Orthodox Jewish beatboxers wow 'America's Got Talent', 3 soldiers hurt in suspected car ramming attack, and more.

July 6, 2016 17:30
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1. The Clinton campaign on Tuesday slammed the recent comments made by pro-Palestinian Jewish journalist Max Blumenthal regarding the late Elie Wiesel.
Read more: Clinton campaign slams 'hateful' Max Blumenthal comments on the late Elie Wiesel

2. It's safe to say Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell, Howie Mandell and Mel B don't see a lot of tzitzit (Jewish prayer shawls) in their roles as judges on the 11th season of America's Got Talent. But that all changed in the episode of the eclectic TV talent competition that aired Tuesday night.
Read more:  WATCH: Orthodox Jewish beatboxers wow 'America's Got Talent'

3. Three soldiers were lightly wounded when a Palestinian car rammed into their vehicle outside of Neve Daniel in the West Bank on Wednesday, according to police reports.
Read more: Three IDF soldiers hurt in suspected West Bank car ramming attack

4. The original Auschwitz architectural plans were smuggled out of Germany by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 2009 against the wishes of the German Interior Ministry, former Bild editor-in-chief Kai Diekmann said.
Read more: 'Netanyahu was used to smuggle Auschwitz blueprints out of Germany'

5. “God made man because he loves stories,” the famous Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel often stated in his speeches. So it is, that the July 2nd date of his death, made for one of those moments when real life is “stranger than fiction.”
Read  more: The strange case of the mezuzah, Elie Wiesel and Rabbi 'Miki' Mark

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