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Mike Pompeo stokes bizarre theological belief that Trump was chosen by God to 'to help save the Jewish people'

Thursday marks Purim, a Jewish holiday to commemorate Queen Esther and her fight to save Israel.

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Roseanne Barr now claims 'a large part' of the reason she was fired is because she's Jewish

In an phone interview with The Jerusalem Post last Thursday, disgraced former sitcom star Roseanne Barr suggested that she may have been fired by ABC partly because she is Jewish and supports Israel.

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Actress Natalie Portman: Israel's new nation-state law is 'racist'

This summer, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu passed a controversial measure known as the "Basic Law," establishing Israeli Jews as having a "unique" right to self-determination and declaring Jerusalem the "complete and united" capital of Israel.

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Here's a look at the documentary series the Israel Lobby does not want you to see

The Lobby,” the four-part Al-Jazeera documentary that was blocked under heavy Israeli pressure shortly before its release, has been leaked online by the Chicago-based website Electronic Intifada, the French website Orient XXI and the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar.

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CNN ripped for 'shameful and cowardly' firing of Marc Lamont Hill over his denunciation of Palestine oppression

In a move decried by critics as blatant suppression of dissent and an attack on all who advocate for the rights and dignity of the Palestinian people, CNN on Thursday firedcontributor Marc Lamont Hill for daring to denounce the oppression of Palestinians and endorse "a single secular democratic state for everyone" over the failed two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Is Trump Anti-Semitic? Here's What the Evidence Shows

Is President Donald Trump anti-Semitic? After a shooter killed 11 people and wounded six others at a synagogue on Saturday, many observers said there was a clear connection between Trump's own bigotry and the devastating massacre.

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Jared Kushner Thinks He Has the 'Deal of the Century' for Middle East Peace - But It Would Have Catastrophic Consequences

Leaked emails from Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and appointed steward of the Israel-Palestine conflict, are shedding light on his planned “deal of the century” for peace in the Middle East. In extracts published by Foreign Policy magazine, Kushner proposes “disrupting” the work of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and ending the refugee status of 5m Palestinians across the West Bank, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

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GOP Congressman Launches Misogynistic Attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'This Girl - Or Whatever She Is'

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) made a stunningly sexist reference to New York Democratic congressional nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday.

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The Map That Shocked Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that exposed him to hundreds of maps of the West Bank. (One adorned his State Department office.)

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Why Is a Retired Accountant from Texas Risking His Life to Sail to Gaza?

On the heels of the Great March of Return in Gaza, when Israeli soldiers killed 112 Palestinian protesters and wounded thousands more, a four-ship Freedom Flotilla will set sail for Gaza this month from a port in the Mediterranean Sea. Although it is an act of piracy for Israel to confiscate ships in international waters, the Israeli military will most likely do just that. The very first Freedom Flotilla boats traveled to Gaza in 2008, and four managed to get there—the first international boats to do so in over 40 years. Since then, however, the Israelis have intercepted every boat. But the heroic attempts to reach Gaza, year after year, draw international attention to the siege and the plight of the Palestinians who live there.

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'They Felt They Had Nothing to Lose': NBC Reporter Explains Why Gaza Residents Risk Death to Protest

As Israeli soldiers killed dozens of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Monday and wounded, top officials in President Donald Trump's administration celebrated the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, not all that far away. The images of ceremony and celebration along with protest and bloodshed reveal the fundamental divide that is crucial to understanding the position Gaza is in — and why this kind of violence breaks out.

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