Texas synagogue gunman British, says FBI

January 17, 2022 by  
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A gunman who took four people hostage at a Dallas-area synagogue and was himself killed as federal agents stormed the temple has been identified as a British citizen, while police in England say they have detained two teenagers for questioning in the investigation. Read more

Harris aides attempt to address backlash after exchange with college student on Israel

October 3, 2021 by  
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U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris has been in touch with pro-Israel and Jewish organizations after an exchange this week with a student in Virginia who accused Israel of ethnic genocide. Read more

Is it ever OK to praise the ‘truth’ of an antisemitic blood libel?

Does it matter if politicians let lies told by people they meet publicly go unanswered? That’s the question that many in the Jewish community are asking this week in the wake of an incident this week involving Vice President Kamala Harris. Read more

Palestinians sigh in relief after Biden victory: ready to resume negotiations and coordination without preconditions

November 9, 2020 by  
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A sigh of relief and satisfaction, disgust for President Donald Trump and anticipation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s weakening, along with fears of renewed tension between Fatah and Hamas – this is how the Palestinian arena reacted to Joe Biden’s victory. Read more

More congratulations for the Biden-Harris camp

November 9, 2020 by  
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The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council and the Zionist Federation of Australia have congratulated Joe Biden on his election as the President of the United States, and his running mate Kamala Harris, who becomes America’s first female vice-President. Read more