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NYU Student Government Passes ‘BDS’ Resolution Against Israel

New York University’s student government voted in favor of a resolution demanding that the university divests from three companies that do business with Israel. The students accused NYU of giving their tuition payments to companies involved in “murdering brown people across the globe.” 

Trump Hanukkah Party (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty)

‘Four More Years’ Chant Breaks Out at White House Hanukkah Party

Guests at the White House Hanukkah Party broke into chants of “Four more years!” on Thursday afternoon as President Donald Trump recounted the accomplishments of his administration on issues of importance to the Jewish community, including Israel.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07: Moderator Marc Lamont Hill attends BET Presents "An Evening With 'The Quad'" At The Paley Center on December 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET Networks)

CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Anti-Israel Comments

CNN fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill Thursday following his apparent call for the destruction of the state of Israel and his defense of violence by Palestinians during an appearance at the United Nations.

Israel earned the right to host next year's Eurovision in May when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest in Lisbon

Palestinian Journalists Call for Boycott of Eurovision in Israel

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate on Wednesday called to boycott the 2019 Eurovision Contest, scheduled to take place in May in Tel Aviv, despite the journalists’ claim that the music event may be held in “occupied Palestine.”

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Blue State Blues: Trump Has the Saudis Where He Wants Them

President Donald Trump has endured blistering criticism from the media and from his political opponents in both parties over his statement earlier this week expressing support for Saudi Arabia, even in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Rep.

Rabbi Marc Schneider speaks during the during the 32nd Annual Muslim Day Parade Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in New York. Rabbi Schneier was named the Honorary Grand Marshal of the parade. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)

U.S. Rabbi: Arab World Ready for Relations with Israel

Rabbi Marc Schneier, president of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU), who maintains extensive ties with countries in the Persian Gulf, said he has recently seen a vast improvement in relations between Israel and the Gulf states.