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ZOA's Tisch and Klein with Beck and Bachmann
After mutual complaints, a Jewish umbrella body comes to decision

Earlier this year, HIAS accused the Zionist Organization of America, its fellow member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, of disparagement.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
15/09/2020
BETH MEIR Synagogue interior.
What American rabbis are thinking as the new year dawns amid the pandemic

The rabbis and cantors charged with leading their communities through this time are facing a set of challenges uniquely their own.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
15/09/2020
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attends the end of the year ceremony with members of the Boliva
Venezuela charges detained US 'spy' with terrorism, weapons trafficking

The US State Department had no immediate comment.

By REUTERS
14/09/2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives to speak to reporters following a meeting with members of
US asks World Court to dismiss Iran sanctions case

It was "an inescapable reality", he added, that the real aim of Iran's legal suit is to restore a 2015 nuclear pact opposed by the administration of President Donald Trump.

By REUTERS
14/09/2020
Would Iran really risk war with US by killing an ambassador?

While most countries tolerate with impunity the Iran regimes threats and actions, they generally believe there are some redlines to what Iran will do.

CIA: Iran seeks to assassinate US Ambassador to South Africa – report

An assassination of a US ambassador could undermine Trump in his re-election campaign or pull him into a new standoff.

Dane Valentine, 28, and his wife Hansel, 24, inspect the remains of the burnt down property of their
'All gone:' Residents return to burned-out ruins of Oregon towns

"We knew that it was gone," Koa said, "But then you pull up, and the devastation of just every home, you think of every family and every situation and there are just no words."

By REUTERS
14/09/2020
Trump has paid only lip service on Holocaust restitution

Despite its impressive name, “Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act Report,” the report does not guarantee anything.

By ARON MOR
12/09/2020
Trump administration accused of 'siphoning' 9/11 fund money - report

The US Treasury Department allegedly withheld close to $4 million from the New York City Fire Department WTC Health Program.

By LEON SVERDLOV
12/09/2020
Israel, US vote against COVID-19 resolution overwhelmingly passed by UN

Israeli and US objections arose over a specific amendment provided by Cuba that made reference to international sanctions.

12/09/2020
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